Enable or Disable Skype Direct Connections on iPhone 6

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Hi, welcome to VisiHow. Today I'm going to teach you how to enable or disable direct connections using the 'Skype' application on the iPhone 6.

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Steps

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    To begin, unlock your phone by pressing the round button at the bottom of the screen
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    Alternatively, press the 'Lock' button on the right-hand side of the phone
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    Swipe to the right to enter your passcode
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    As an alternative to entering your passcode, put your finger on the 'Home' button to use the fingerprint scanner.
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    On the 'Home screen', find the 'Skype' application
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    The icon is light blue and white, with a blue 'S' in the center of it. Tap it once to open the application.
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    Tap the icon in the top right corner
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    It looks like a small circle with your current profile picture inside of it. It should automatically take you to the contact page for most recent contacts, or it will take you to the sign-in page, in which case you can refer to the article on how to sign-in to 'Skype' using the iPhone 6 if you don't know how to sign in.
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    Tap the 'settings' button
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    It has a blue gear on the left-hand side and a small gray arrow on the right-hand side. Tap it once to open your settings.
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    Tap on 'Advanced Settings'
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    We need to scroll down until we see 'Other', and tap on 'Advanced'.
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    Enable 'Direct Connections Only'
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    In this example, we currently have it disabled. To enable it, tap the button on the right-hand side of the screen next to 'Direct Connections Only'. Tap it again to disable it.
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    When we are done, tap the blue arrow at the top left to go back
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    Tap it again at the settings page to go back again, and tap the white arrow at the profile page to go back again. We will be returned to the home screen that we started at.
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    Now you know how to enable or disable direct connections using the 'Skype' application on the iPhone 6
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    If you have any questions or comments, please enter them in the section below. Thank you for using VisiHow, goodbye.
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