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My Skype Information

My Skype Name:
My Log In Name:
My Skype Password:
My Email Address:
My Skype Profile:
 
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Skype Name:
Must start with a letter and not include spaces. Skype Names also must be between 6 and 32 characters long, including letters and numbers. All Skype Names are converted to lowercase letters, even if you use uppercase letters when you create your account.
Log In Name:
 
Skype Password:
Must be 6 to 20 characters long and must contain at least one number and one letter. All Skype passwords are case sensitive.
You are asked to enter your password again in a second Password box to make sure that you entered it accurately.
Pick a password that is easy for you to remember but difficult for others to guess. A good technique is to pick two short but unrelated words and separate them by some non alphabetical characters for example, latte67chair.
Email Address:
Use your own email address or set up another if you wish but ......
It will be required if ever you lose your computer Skype account or wish to install it on another computer.
 
Brief Skype Profile 'About Me'.......   Example text
Hi, this is Melvins Laptop Computer, Video available if desired.
The profile picture shows a picture of me and my wife June in 1990 !
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