How to Insert Images Into Skype

Written by shawn farner
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Skype is a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) application that lets you send messages and engage in audio and video chats with friends on your contacts list. When instant messaging someone, you can insert an image into the conversation for the other person to view. This feature is useful for sharing photos you've taken, screenshots of your desktop or other images. You can insert images into Skype conversations by following just a few simple steps.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy


  1. 1

    Right click the image you want to share with your Skype contact and select "Copy."

  2. 2

    Double click your Skype contact's name in your contact list to open a chat window.

  3. 3

    Insert your cursor into the message box in the chat window and right click, then select "Paste."

  4. 4

    Click the blue chat bubble button or press "Enter" to send the image.

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