Skype doesn’t allow users to use multiple skype accounts at a time. If you need to do logout and login every time when you switch between two accounts and if this question “how to use multiple skype accounts” stuck in your mind then we have an easy way for you. In this way, you can use multiple skype accounts in your Web, Windows, Mac and Linux systems.
Now we have a web version of Skype, which also helps users for doing voice and video calls.
If you’re already running one skype on your computer then you can run one more skype through Skype web. Simply you need to open web.skype.com in your chrome browser and you can log in to your secondary account.
If you are looking to use one more skype with these two, then you can use the chrome browser’s incognito (private mode) mode and sign in into skype from there.
To start a secondary Skype application on Windows, press Windows Key + R to open the Run dialog and copy-paste the following command into it, and press the Enter.
For 64-bit version of Windows use this command
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe" /secondary
For 32-bit version of Windows use this command
"C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe" /secondary
With each process one skype login window will open, you can run multiple commands if you want to open multiple skype accounts.
Skype doesn’t support the same built-in way like windows on MacOS. But there is a much easier way to use multiple skype accounts on MacOS. Launch a Terminal and run the following command:
open -na /Applications/Skype.app –args -DataPath /Users/$(whoami)/Library/Application\ Support/Skype2 –secondary
If you want to open a third skype account after this then simply rename Skype2 to Skype3.
Linux users can also use multiple skype accounts. To start another skype, launch a terminal or ( press Alt+F2 to access your desktop’s run dialog) and run any of the following commands.
You can run this command to open more skype windows.
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