Skype Asking for Credentials Again and Again – How to Fix

Skype Sign In or Create

Recently I noticed that Skype started asking for credentials on every system startup or reboot – Sign in or Create has plagued me to death. At least every two days I need to type my login and password and that is very annoying.

Here is how to stop Skype logging you out on system restart or shutdown in Windows 10. In my example I used the desktop app version 8.36.0.52.

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Skype Not Working. Stuck “Connecting” and Blue Status Icon

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In this article, read how to get Skype to connect to the server and work so that you can call, exchange messages, send and receive files.  

Skype stopped working. The classic app won’t connect to the network and sign in to the user account (February 2018)

Skype has been glitching for at least a week by now. When you launch the classic app (UWP) it shows you a blue icon and displays Connecting… in the status bar but won’t connect and shows your contacts as offline. Here is 4 solutions to fix Skype sign-in and connectivity issues that you can face in February 2018.

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How To Hide Your Skype Profile From Search And Prevent From Being Found

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You can hide your phone, your email, not to show your profile picture in Skype if you wish. But people who are concerned about privacy have long been asking the question on forums: “how can I hide my Skype profile from search?” Today we will explain how you can entirely hide yourself if you don’t want your account to be suggested in the Skype search. And vice versa – how to allow displaying your profile in search results, so anyone will be able to find you using your name and username (for old accounts created before being acquired by Microsoft and merging with LiveID).

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How To Sign Out From Skype 8.0 On Android

In Skype app version 7 you could completely sign out from Skype but save credentials and you could sign in again without entering your login and password. Since the update of the Android app to Skype 8.0.0 there is no such option any more. So there is only one way to log out and make sure your contacts see you are really offline

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Merge Skype Account With Microsoft Account To Change Skype Password

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Many users encountered a problem while they tried to change Skype password in June 2017. If your account is not connected to your Microsoft Account and you select “Change password” in Skype desktop app, you will be directed to Microsoft login page at https://account.live.com/skype/password/change?smn=... . The thing is that Microsoft has recently taken the step to merge Skype accounts with Microsoft LiveIDs. 

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