How to Delete Chat History in Skype

Skype is a program used around the world to communicate via video, voice and chat. When you use this program to chat with others, it saves a complete log of all chats indefinitely as a default setting. If you share your computer with others and would prefer to delete your chat history to protect your privacy, it only takes a few seconds.

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Launch your version of Skype.

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Click the Tools menu at the top of the window, then select "Options."

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Click the "Privacy" button on the left side of the Options screen. (If you are using a version of Skype older than v. 1.2, this does not apply.)

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Locate and click the "Clear Chat History" button. Confirm the action if you're prompted to do so. The chat history is now clear.