Sunday 8 October 2017

How to open multiple Skype on Windows 10 OS

I am sure you know that Skype provide the functionality to run multiple Skype Windows (means you can login to multiple Skype IDs at one time on different Skype Windows), so that you don't miss any communication/updates, sometimes in your workplace you want to login to different Skype IDs simultaneously.

To open the multiple Skype IDs please follow the below steps:
Please Note: Below mentioned steps are for Window 10 OS.

  1. Open the following folder in your system "C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone".
  2. Right click on the file name "Skype.exe" a popup menu will appear, please go to "Sent To" and click on "Desktop (create shortcut)" now a Skype icon will appear on the Desktop.
  3. Go to your Desktop, right click on Skype icon and from appeared popup click on "Properties" option. 
  4. In Shortcut tab you will see a "Target" field, in this field write the this code/line at very last with one space [ /secondary ] (Please not do not delete anything just write this at very last), after writing this line would appear something like this [ "C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe" /secondary ].
  5. Apply these changes and double click on Skype icon on desktop and you are done!.

Below video is for the demonstration for the points mentioned above for better understanding.

Version at the time of demonstration:
Windows: Window 10 OS
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