Question: When Someone Asks For Your Skype What Do You Give Them?

Can someone find me on Skype with my email address?

Some information is visible to everyone, but you can leave it blank if you don’t want it shown in your profile.

Skype does not display your email address.

No one can see it when looking at your profile.

Only friends who already know your email address can use it to search for you..

Is Skype name and Skype ID same?

Yes, they are the same. Some users tend to term Skype Names as Skype ID, Skype handle, Skype username, etc. You can refer to this link on how to locate your account’s Skype Name.

Why does my Skype ID start with live?

Skype account used to be a different one than the Microsoft account. … So initially, when you had account with Windows Live, you had an account name begins with “live” and the Skype had account name “linked” (because Skype was getting linked with Microsoft products and at that time Windows Messenger was active and live).

Can Skype contacts see my phone number?

If you are calling a Skype contact, your Skype Name will be displayed to the person that you are calling. If you are calling a mobile or landline, for the best Skype experience, we recommend enabling caller identification so your friends and family will see your mobile or Skype Number.

Does Skype ID start with live?

Your Skype name is a unique ID for your account, appearing as a string of numbers and letters starting with the word “live.” Prior to Microsoft’s acquisition of Skype, this ID was a personalized username you picked when creating a new account.

Is it safe to give out your Skype Name?

If you get a skype call from someone who you don’t know, it may be wise to check out their profile. It’s unlikely that they’re a stalker, but it’s always wise to make sure it’s someone you feel comfortable talking to. When giving out your skype name, always make sure that you’re around people that you can trust.

What happens when someone calls me on Skype?

What happens when someone calls me on Skype while I’m on another call? You’ll see an incoming call notification screen where you can: Tap or click the Video Call button to answer the new call with video.

Can I change my Skype ID?

Please be informed that it has never been possible to change the username. To protect your account information and privacy, Skype names cannot be changed or duplicated, and we cannot even change this on our end.

Does Skype use email or phone number?

Your Skype name is the username you created when you first joined Skype, other than your email address or phone number. If you sign in with an email address or phone number instead, then you have a Microsoft account, not a Skype Name. Where can I find my Skype Name?

Do I need to include live in my Skype name?

Your Skype username is the name of your account, which generally starts with live(username), and this cannot be changed as it’s generated based on the email you use. The only option you have is to change your account’s display name and other details, but not your Skype name.