27 September 2014

Follow these steps to run multiple instances of Skype on same machine.


  • From the Windows taskbar, click Start > Run (or press the Windows Windows + R keys on your keyboard at the same time).

  • In the Run window, type the following command (including the quotes) and press Ok:

    • For 32-bit operating systems: "C:Program FilesSkypePhoneSkype.exe" /secondary
    • For 64-bit operating systems: "C:Program Files (x86)SkypePhoneSkype.exe" /secondary


  • Press Alt + F2 and type the following command: skype --secondary
  • Alternative : Open a terminal and use the following command in it: skype --secondary &


  • Use this command in terminal: sudo /Applications/Skype.app/Contents/MacOS/Skype /secondary

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