How to Add a Text Banner to Skype

Written by matt mcgew
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Skype text banners appear below your name on your Skype friends' contact lists. You can use these text banners to link to a website or insert a message below your name -- for example, you may want to insert the message "I am out of town" when you travel. Businesses commonly use text banners to display websites or phone numbers. Add a text banner to your Skype name from Skype's File menu.

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  1. 1

    Double-click the Skype icon on your computer.

  2. 2

    Enter the username and password associated with your Skype account. Click the "Sign In" button.

  3. 3

    Select "File" from Skype's main toolbar menu.

  4. 4

    Select the "Edit Mood Message" option.

  5. 5

    Enter the text banner you want to appear below your Skype name in the text box.

  6. 6

    Click the "Update" button to add the text banner to your Skype name.

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