Wednesday, 22 August 2012

How to take Backup and Restore Skype ?



Win xp:

Backup Skype Chat History

To backup Skype chat history please follow the below steps,
1) Browse to the following folder:
C:\Documents and Settings\<windows user name>\Application Data\Skype
2) Copy all the files and folders and paste it in a safe location.
3) Now Backup is completed.

Restore Skype Chat History

To restore Skype chat history please follow the below steps,
1) Before you start restoring you must first Sign Out and Quit Skype.
2) Then browse to the following folder,
C:\Documents and Settings\<windows user name>\Application Data\Skype
3) Now copy all the folders we backed earlier and paste it in the above location. You need to click ‘yes’ to overwrite files and folders.
4) Now you can sign-in to Skype and see all your chat history.
5) Restore Complete. Enjoy!

Windows 7:

Backup Skype Chat History

To backup Skype chat history in windows 7 please follow the below steps,
1) Browse to the following folder:
C:\Users\<windows user name>\AppData\Roaming\Skype
2) Copy all the files and folders and paste it in a safe location.
3) Now Backup is completed.

Restore Skype Chat History

To restore Skype chat history in windows 7 please follow the below steps,
1) Before you start restoring you must first Sign Out and Quit Skype.
2) Then browse to the following folder,
C:\Users\<windows user name>\AppData\Roaming\Skype
3) Now copy all the folders we backed earlier and paste it in the above location. You need to click ‘yes’ to overwrite files and folders.
4) Now you can sign-in to Skype and see all your chat history.
5) Restore Complete. Enjoy!

MAC OS X

On an Apple MAC Operating System, the location of a Skype account is: Library/Application Support/Skype/[Skype Name]

3 comments:

  1. how to backup in linux (ubuntu 12.04) in want to shift into another computer please help

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