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Sending Files

You can send files, such as digital photographs or excel files, using the instant messaging function on Skype.



Click 'Send File'

Click on the user in your contact list that you want to send files to. On the right, you will see the 'Share' button, so select 'Share' and then 'Send File'.

Send File



Open File

A window called 'Send file to friend' will appear. Under 'Look in', open the folder location of the file that you want to send, and choose the file from the list displayed underneath. In order to send more than one file, you can select numerous files while holding down the 'Ctrl' key and clicking with the cursor. Finally, click 'Open' at the bottom right of the window to send the file.

Open File



Waiting for Confirmation

On the right of the Skype window, you will see 'X files waiting' (or just 'waiting' if you are only sending one file). Transfer will begin when the other user accepts the files.

Waiting for Confirmation



File Sending and Completion

When the transfer is finished, it will display 'X files completed'. This means that your files have been transferred.

File Sending and Completion