Skype Buttons

Crete your Skype Buttons

What is a Skype button?

Add a Skype button to your websites and let people get in touch with just the click of a button. Whether they're on a computer or mobile, they will get through with a voice call or an instant message.

Developing a native mobile client? Check out our Skype URIs to get everything you need.

Let's get started...

1. Enter your Skype Name

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If you registered using your Microsoft or Facebook account, you can look up your Skype Name in three simple steps.

Or if you've forgotten your Skype Name, it's easy to look it up

Forgotten your Skypename? Not to worry, it's easy to look up.

If you registered using your Microsoft or Facebook account, you can look up your Skype Name in three simple steps.

Your Skype Name can contain only letters, numbers, periods (.), hyphens (-), and underscores (_). Your Skype Name cannot start with a number.

2. Choose what you'd like your button to do

Start a call with just a click.

Start the conversation with an instant message.

3. Choose how you want your button to look

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4. Copy and paste code below

Preview of your Skype button

*Hover over to see the menu

Note: Skype button background is transparent and will work on any colour backgrounds.

And don't forget...

You'll need to update your Skype setting to allow incoming calls or messages from people who are not on your contact list. Learn more. Need help? Check out the FAQ

Note: Not on Skype or can't pick up? Simply forward your Skype calls so you'll never miss a call.

Your use of Skype buttons implies access to and use of Skype software, as governed by Skype's Terms of Use. You also agree to the terms of the Microsoft Corporation Technical Documentation License Agreement.

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Looking up your Skype Name

  1. Log in on Skype.com using your Microsoft or Facebook account
  2. ...and you'll find your Skype name at the top of the page
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Updating your Skype privacy settings

Skype buttons let people easily contact you, wherever they are.

However, since they are unlikely to be in your Contacts list, you will need to allow Skype to receive calls and instant messages from anyone.