Run multiple Skype accounts on Windows Desktop

Share It!

To use more than one Skype account on the same computer at the same time, you need to start a new instance of Skype. Here’s a little command that will allow you to have two (active) Skype accounts running at the same time on your PC:

skype

1. Click on Start > Run > enter the following command (including the quotes):

Windows 32-bit:
"C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe" /secondary 

Windows 64-bit:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe"/secondary

skype_windows_1

2. Press the Enter key

3. Skype window will Open and you can login with your other account.

skype_windows

If the above solution fails, you can try another option also:

1. Click on Start > Run > enter the following command :

Windows 32-bit:
C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\

Windows 64-bit:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone\

skype_windows_2

2. Press the Enter key

3. Right-click the file and select Send to > Desktop (create shortcut).

skype_windows_3

4. Go to the desktop and right click on Skype shortcut.

5. Select and click Properties.

skype_windows_5

6. In the Target field add /secondary to the end of the path. The Target field should now be

Windows 32-bit:
"C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe" /secondary

Windows 64-bit:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe" /secondary

skype_windows_4

7. Click OK now double click on Skype shortcut an you can login with your other account.

skype_windows

Enjoy it!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.