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Receiving Files

This is an explanation of how you receive files, such as digital photographs or excel files, from another user.



Receiving Files

When another user sends you a file, the file name and size will be displayed to the right hand of the Skype screen. To receive the file, click 'Save as'.

save as


Receiving Multiple Files

On the right of the Skype screen you will see 'X files, X waiting'. In order to see the size of each file, or if you want to only receive certain files, click 'X files'. If the file size is too large for your internet speed, it may be better to ask the other person to downsize their file before sending it. If you want to receive all files without checking their sizes, click 'Save all'.

Receiving Multiple Files



Accepting Files

The <Accept file> window will appear. Click 'OK'.

Accepting Files



Saving the File

Under 'Save in', choose a location to save the file to. Click 'Save'.

Saving the File



File Receipt Completion

The file has now been saved to your computer. To view the file, click 'Open file'.

File Receipt Completion