How To Change The Download Path For Received Files In Skype

Files that are downloaded through the Skype app in Windows are by default stored in the user’s Downloads folder. This path can be changed to any other folder. Here is how: Open Skype and click on the ellipsis icon. Then select Settings. Next, scroll down and choose Messaging. The MESSAGING & CHATS section will show the default download path (Downloads folder) listed for When I receive...

How To Schedule Calls In Skype

Skype calls and meetings can be scheduled using the Windows 10 calendar app. Also, you can directly schedule calls for contacts from within Skype even without sending an email invite. This feature is available from both the Skype desktop app as well as the web version. Here is how: Login to Skype and click on the contact for whom the call is to be scheduled. At the end of the message box, click on...

Schedule Skype Meetings Using Windows 10 Calendar App

Skype meetings can be directly scheduled using the Calendar app in Windows 10. The attendees only need a Skype account to join and it can be done directly through a browser or with the Skype app. Here is how: Open the Calendar app from the Windows 10 start menu. You can also search for it using the search icon from the taskbar or by using Win key +S. Next, click on the + button to add an event in...

How To Protect Your IP Address When Using Skype

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When making calls in Skype to those who are not in the Contacts list, it is a good idea to hide your own IP address to avoid potential trouble. This is because there are third party services which can resolve your Skype name to your IP address. Skype has an option regarding this. To enable : Go to Tools >Options Then scroll down to Advanced > Connection. Enable the tick mark next to “Allow...

How To Tweak Privacy Settings For Skype

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The default Skype settings allow anyone not on contact list to┬ácall or IM. Here is how to change these privacy settings to avoid unwanted calls and messages : Login to Skype and choose Skype > Privacy. Here, change the options for “Allow calls from” and “Allow IMs from” to “people in my Contact list”. If needed, auto receiving of video and screen sharing too...