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 your profile If you don’t want your account to be suggested in the Skype search. And vice versa – how to allow displaying your Skype profile in search results.
How to prevent your Skype profile to be found in Skype search (hide)
Use Skype app for Android.
- Launch the Skype app.
- Tap on your profile picture on the top of the screen:
- Go to Settings by tapping the gear icon:
- In “My account and settings” select “Privacy“:
- Switch off “Include me in search and suggestions” to hide your profile from the Skype search:
As the result, nobody will be able to find your Skype profile in the search:
How to allow finding your Skype profile (unhide)
You can always switch it on to allow your profile participate in Skype search:
Let’s check the result and try to find our Skype account using the desktop app. Now we can find it:
Not difficult at all, as you can see.