Skype is a communication app which allows you to send and receive messages and make voice or video call with others. This app is available for free to download on a smartphone, desktop and tablets. There are more than a hundred million people who are using Skype to call and chat. It supports HD video calls with crystal clear audio. Skype connects people with a unique name called as Skype name. If you want to communicate with someone, then you have to search their Skype name and send a text message. There is a display name available as well. The display name is also called as the username on Skype. Skype Name is not editable as it is used by others to search you. The Display name (Username) can be changed. If you are not aware of how to change the Skype username, then read the below article.
How to Change Skype Username on Web?
(1) Open the web browser on your desktop and go to skype.com.
(2) Click on the “Sign In” drop-down button and select “My Account”.
(3) It will redirect you to the login page. Enter the Skype name and click on the “Next” button.
(4) Enter your “Password” and click on the “Sign In” button.
(5) As you are already in the “My Account” page, you can scroll down and click on “Edit Profile” option.
(6) In the profile page, again click on the “Edit Profile” option.
(7) All other fields will change to editable mode except Skype Name. You can change the display name in this step. Change the name as per your wish.
(8) Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the “Save” button.
How to Change Skype Username using Smartphone?
(1) Launch the Skype app on your device.
(2) Click on the “Sign in or create” button.
(3) Enter the “Skype name” or registered email address or phone number and click on the “Next” button.
(4) Now enter the password and click on the “Sign in” button.
(5) On the homepage, click on the profile picture to move to the “My Accounts” option.
(6) Under the Manage section, choose “Skype Profile”.
(7) Click on the “Edit” icon to edit the display name.
(8) Change the name and click on the tick icon.
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Thus, by following the above method, you can change the displayed username of skype. If you want to change the Skype Name, then it is not possible. Alternatively, you can create a new Skype account with the name you want as a Skype name. But make sure that the name is available as Skype Name is the unique identifier used to find a person.