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Windows 7: Skype dropping option to login via Facebook in January 2018

27 Nov 2017   #1
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 
Skype dropping option to login via Facebook in January 2018

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As we continue to roll out the new Skype, we’re discontinuing the option to login via Facebook in January 2018 and will streamline all Skype logins via your Microsoft account. Using a Microsoft Account will enable you to login-in via single sign-in, unlocking all your Microsoft services – including Skype, Office Online, Outlook, OneNote, OneDrive, and more – in one experience, with just one password. Currently, using your Facebook account to sign in to Skype is not supported on Skype for Windows 10, the new Skype for Android and iPhone, and the new Skype for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

To continue using Skype, either create a new Microsoft account or sign in with an existing Microsoft account if you already have one.

If you’ve created a new account for Skype and want to transfer your contacts from your old account to your new one, you can do this in Skype for Windows, Mac and Linux.

If you’re using the same account for Skype but on a new computer, you don’t need to transfer your contacts – just sign in to Skype on your new device and your contacts will be right there.


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28 Nov 2017   #2
ThunderThor

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Thank you for the information.
I think it's a good move though, I see many software, platforms increasingly rely on Facebook. I see Skype as one way to keep in touch with business partners, and use it mainly for work, while Facebook is social network for friends and family. They should be separate...is this true?
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