How to Add New Phone Number on Galaxy S20 Skype App

The phone number on your Skype account is the same number that will be used for other people to reach you on Skype. Thus, keeping your phone number up to date on Skype is imperative. If you need help changing the phone number on your Skype account and you own a Galaxy S20, then this post will get you covered. Here’s a quick guide on how to add a new phone number on galaxy s20 Skype app.

An active phone number is one of the requisites to create a Skype account. Through this number, you will get a verification code to verify your account. But what if the phone number you’ve entered during the initial setup of your Skype account is lost or already inactive? Should this happen, there’s no need to worry because you can add a new phone and use it to replace the inactive number associated with your Skype account. 

Read on to view more detailed instructions.

Easy steps to Add New Phone Number on Galaxy S20 Skype app

Time Needed : 8 minutes

The following steps will walk you through adding a new phone number on your Skype account. You can replace the original phone number you’ve entered during the first set up with a new phone number you’ll add. Just activate or enable the number after adding it on your account. And here’s how to get this done.

  1. Open the Skype app on your phone.

    The Skype app icon is typically lined up among other app icons or shortcuts from the Apps viewer. To access the Apps viewer, you will need to swipe up from the bottom of the Home screen.

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  2. From the Skype app’s main screen, tap on your Profile picture in the upper-middle of the display.

    A list of menu options will then be displayed.

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  3. Scroll down to the Manage section then tap on Skype profile.

    On the next screen you can view and edit your profile information.

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  4. Navigate to the Other section then tap Other ways people can find you.

    You will then be routed to the Privacy screen.

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  5. Under Phone Number, tap the option to Add Mobile Number (+).

    Doing so will let you add a new phone number or other numbers you can use for people to find and connect to you on Skype.

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  6. On the Add a phone number screen, specify your country’s area code and then type in the phone number you want to add.

    A verification code will then be sent to the number you’ve entered. Be sure to enter the correct 4-digit code to confirm and successfully add the new number to your Skype account.

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  • Galaxy S20
  • Android 10, One UI 2.0 and later

Just follow the rest of the onscreen instructions to finish adding the new number on your Skype account.

The recently added phone number will then be displayed on the Privacy screen. You can enable or disable this number by tapping on Enabled and then select Disable.

If you will encounter some error when attempting to add a new phone number, verify and ensure that the phone number you entered is correct or valid. Also make sure that you’ve entered the correct verification code that was sent to your new phone number.

For further assistance in troubleshooting specific Skype errors, you can seek more help from the Microsoft Skype support team. Just let them know about the problem you’re dealing with and what you’ve done so far, in an attempt to fix it on your end.

And that covers everything in this tutorial. Please keep posted for more comprehensive tutorials, tips and tricks that will help you make the most of your new Samsung galaxy s20 smartphone. 

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