Creating a Skype username

Create a skype username

Creating a SKYPE username

Instructions on creating a SKYPE username.

Creating a SKYPE username

In order to use SKYPE an unique username must be created.

Creating an username

Open the SKYPE program on the computer and click "create an account" link located at the bottom of the screen.

The Create and account or sign in page will than open in a web browser asking for the following information:

  • Valid email address
    • Skype will use this account to send information and for resetting password
  • Choose a SKYPE name
    • Username must be between 6 and 32 characters
    • Start with a letter and contain only letters, numbers, full stops, commas, dashes, and underscores. 
  • Choose a password
    • Must be between 6 and 32 characters, start with a letter and one number.
    • Is case sensitive
  • Read and agree to the Skype terms of use and SKYPE policy by clicking "I agree"



Keywords:Skype   Doc ID:60197
Owner:Michelle L.Group:UW Oshkosh
Created:2016-01-27 14:01 CSTUpdated:2017-12-11 14:26 CST
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