Skype - How to delete chat, conversation history

By Laura

You do not want other people to read your chats in the conversation history on Skype. will guide you how to delete chat history on Skype with the aim to protect your privacy.

Deleting chat history on Skype not only helps you protect your privacy maximumly but also helps you save the space on the computer. The method to delete the chat history is applied to all computers using different operating systems.


Open the interface of Skype and sign in your account.

Step 1: There are 2 ways to open the Privacy window to delete the chat history on Skype.

Method 1: Click on Skype on the toolbar, then select Privacy

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Method 2: On the Skype toolbar, select Tools -->Options.


Click Privacy.

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Step 2: A window appears. Look at Allows IMs form..., Skype allows you to select:  

Anyone: Delete the chat history with some people on the list
- People in my Contact list only: Delete the chat history of all accounts in your contact list on Skype.

Also in this window, the Keep history for part allows you to choose to keep the conversation history in periods of time like no history (do not save the chat contents), 2 week, 1 month, 3 months or forever.

After setting all, select Clear history to delete the chat history.

Click Save to save these settings.

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Hope that this article of will help those who do not know how to delete your chat history with other people, who worry that other people will know your private conversations.

Wish you to do this successfully.

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