How to sign out of Skype Windows 8: Since installing Skype for Windows 8 on your PC, are you constantly being interrupted by notifications of incoming calls and messages received from your friends? Would you like to “silence” the application a bit but you don’t know how to do it? Well then, know that you’ve come to the right place at the right time.
With today’s guide, we will see in fact how to sign out of Skype Windows 8 so as to be invisible to the eyes of other users of the service and not to receive annoying notifications. It takes very few clicks, you will be amazed at how simple it is.
If you want to find out how to sign out of Skype Windows 8the first step you need to take is to start the Skype app (by clicking on its tile in the Start Screen operating system) and select yours photo located at the top right of the screen. Then click on the item Disconnect present at the bottom of the bar that appears on the side and that’s it. You will be instantly logged out of your Skype profile.
Can’t see the option to sign out of Skype? Then you’ve probably logged into Windows using a Microsoft account (outlook.com/hotmail.com). In fact, you must know that to completely disconnect from Skype on Windows 8 you must have logged on to the system with a local account (offline) and not with a Microsoft account.
If you have connected your Windows 8 to a Microsoft account online, the only thing you can do is set your status to invisible, so that you are offline for all your Skype contacts. How you do it? Access the app, click on yours photo located at the top right and select the item Invisible from the right sidebar.
In addition to exit Skype Windows 8 By logging out of your account or setting your status to invisible, you can also completely close the app or disable its notifications, so your work isn’t interrupted by call and message alerts.
In the first case, all you have to do is start Skype for Windows 8 and press the key combination Alt + F4 on your PC keyboard. To disable notifications, however, place the mouse cursor in the upper or lower right corner of the screen and select the item Settings from the sidebar that appears. Then click on Authorizations and set on Deactivate the switch relative to Notifications.
If you are not using the Modern version of Skype but the classic (desktop) version, you can disconnect and be invisible in the application by following the instructions I gave you in my guides on how to disconnect from Skype and how to exit Skype.