Skype keyboard shortcuts

Skype shortcuts will help you to reach features that you would otherwise reach within menus. These keyboard shortcuts will help you to start and end calls, send files, open application settings and much more.

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Ctrl + I

Open Notification panel

Ctrl + ,

Open app settings

Ctrl + H

Open Help in default browser

Ctrl + D

Launch main dial pad

Ctrl + N

Start new conversation

Ctrl + G

New group

Ctrl + F

Search contacts and messages

Alt + 1

Navigate to recent chats

Alt + 2

Open contacts

Alt + 3

Open contact screen to bots

Ctrl + O

Send feedback

Ctrl + R

Refresh the app

Ctrl + T

Open themes

(After sending a message) Edit the last message sent

Ctrl + P

Show conversation profile

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + A

Add people to conversation

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Send a file

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + U

Mark as unread

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + K

Start a video call

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + P

Start an audio call

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + G

Open gallery

Ctrl + E

Hang up

Ctrl + M

Mute

Select the next message in the chat list

Select the previous message in the chat list

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⌘ Cmd + 1

Open the main Skype window

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + O

Open Notification panel

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + I

Open app settings

⌘ Cmd + 2

Launch main dial pad

⌘ Cmd + N

Start new conversation

⌘ Cmd + G

New group

⌘ Cmd + F

Search contacts and messages

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + C

Open contacts

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + B

Open contact screen to bots

⌘ Cmd + ⌥ Option + O

Send feedback

⌘ Cmd + R

Refresh the app

⌘ Cmd + T

Open themes

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + E

Edit the last message sent

⌘ Cmd + I

Show conversation profile

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + A

Add people to conversation

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + F

Send a file

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + U

Mark as unread

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + K

Start a video call

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + R

Start an audio call

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + G

Open gallery

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + H

Hang up

⌘ Cmd + ↑   Shift + M

Mute

⌘ Cmd +

Select the next message in the chat list

⌘ Cmd +

Select the previous message in the chat list

Ctrl + I

Open self profile

Ctrl + ,

Open Settings

Ctrl + H

Open Help in default browser

Ctrl + D

Launch main dialpad

Ctrl + N

Start new conversation

Ctrl + F

Search contacts and messages

Ctrl + F4

Hide conversation

Ctrl + P

Show conversation profile

Ctrl + E

Hang up call

Ctrl + M

Mute

After sending message, edit the last message sent

Alt + 1

Navigate to recents

Alt + 2

Navigate to contacts

Alt + 3

Navigate to bots

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + A

Add people to conversation

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F

Send a file

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + U

Mark as unread

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + H

Toggle hold/resume state of active call

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + K

Start a video call

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + P

Start an audio call

Ctrl + O

Send feedback

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Program information

Program name: Skype (General)

Skype is a telecommunications software that focuses in video and voice chat. It has applications for Windows, mobile devices, Xbox One and smartwatches. Skype can make calls to these devices and to regular telephones.

Web page: https://www.skype.com


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