Your Skype contact list may contain a number of names that make it difficult to find a specific person to reach. The same applies to your loved ones and colleagues, especially if you have a common name like Jennifer or John. If you know that, you may want to change your Skype display name to differentiate yourself.
You can not change your Skype username without having to create a new account, but you can change your display name to a different name Unique to ensure that you do not get lost in another person's contact list. Of course, we must leave it to you to find a memorable name, though we can at least show you how the process works for both Android and iPhones.
Changing Your Skype Display Name
Changing Your Skype Display Name Could Not Be Easier. Just go to the "Chats" tab in the app, and click "Settings" at the top of the screen. Then tap "Account & Profile" in the app settings.
On the Account & Profile page, tap on "Your Profile" and enter the desired display name in the box on the following page. When you're done, click the blue Save Changes button.
Alternatively, you can change your display name by tapping Skype Profile on the Profile Summary page. From there, simply enter the new display name in the box that contains your old name, and then tap the box to save the changes.
Note that Skype's contact list is sorted alphabetically. So if you want to play the system and try to appear at the top of other people's lists, you should start your display name with an "A". You can add special characters to the beginning of your name (for example, ~ name ). This will show your name at the bottom.
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