If you are looking for your Skype ID in your Skype application, well, your Skype ID is the username you create when you join the Skype for the first type. Apart from your username, the other Skype IDs that you can use to access your account are your registered phone number or email address.
If you used to sign in with your email address or phone number, it means that you have a Microsoft account and not a Skype Name. To know how to find your Skype name in Skype, follow the on-screen instructions provided below in this guide.
Guide to Find Skype ID or Skype Name
To find your Skype ID or Skype Name, you can simply follow the instructions provided below:
- On your computer, launch your Skype application and sign in to your account (using an email address or phone number).
- Once you are logged in to your Skype account, you will need to tap or click your profile picture or you can tap or click your Skype profile.
- This way, both your Skype Name and the account you are logged in as will be shown on your profile.
NOTE: Although you are not allowed to change your Skype ID once you create it, however, if you wish to change the profile name in your Skype account, you can do so by following the instructions provided below:
- In your Skype application, you will need to click on your profile picture located on the top-left corner of the window. A menu will appear on your screen below it.
- From the menu, you will need to select the Skype profile option located under the MANAGE This will open a small window on your screen.
- In the window that appears on your screen, you will need to click on the Edit option (pen icon) located next to your current name. This will open an editable field for changing your profile name.
- Clear the editable field and enter the desired name in the field.
- After entering the preferred name in the prompted field, simply click on the right-icon appearing next to the field. Your new profile name will be saved for your Skype account.
And, this is how you can change the profile name in your Skype application. Similarly, if you wish to update your phone number, email address, birthday, or location, you can make the changes in your Skype profile window only.