Use Split Window View in Skype on Windows 10

Edited by Jay

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Enable split window view in Skype on your Windows 10 computer to keep all your conversations separated nicely. Previously, all your Skype conversations got docked inside the single, primary program window. To jump between chats, double-clicking on the contact was necessary.

With Skype's split window view, it's far less likely you'll send a message to the wrong contact. You don't want to accidentally send your co-workers a message intended for your significant other, embarrassing much?

In his VisiHow tutorial, we'll go over the steps in enabling split window view in Skype, as well as how to use it. For this article, we used a Sager Laptop running Windows 10.

Enable Split View Mode in Skype Windows 10

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  1. 1
    Type Skype into Windows' Start Menu search, select Skype at the top, then select Open.
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    Select the Sign in or create button.
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    Enter your account credentials to log in.
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    Once signed in, select the horizontal ellipsis menu in the upper right corner, then select Enable split view mode.
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    With split-view mode enabled, select the Chats tab below the search box.04 When you double-click on a chat, it will open it in a new window.
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    You can drag, move, and resize each chat window in any way you wish.
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    To quickly maximize one of your chats, select Skype from the taskbar, then select the chat you wish to open.
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    To turn off split view mode, select the horizontal ellipsis menu, then select Disable split view mode.
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If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.


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