How to Remove the Skype Auto-Recharge

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How to Remove the Skype Auto-Recharge
Disable Auto-Recharge if you'd rather manually add money to your account. (Mario Tama/Getty Images News/Getty Images)

If you want to make telephone calls or send text messages, Skype requires that you purchase Skype credit or a subscription. After you add payment information to your account, you can set up a feature called Auto-Recharge that automatically adds money to your Skype account when your balance decreases to a certain amount. If you want to prevent these automatic charges, you can disable the Auto-Recharge feature on your account.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy


  1. 1

    Navigate to in your Web browser and then log in with your Skype account credentials.

  2. 2

    Click the "View Details" link beside "Payment Settings" under "Settings and Extras" near the bottom of the window.

  3. 3

    Click the "Disable" button beside "Status" and then click "Yes" to confirm that you no longer want to use Auto-Recharge.

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