Skype Preview for Windows 10 gets a new feature in latest update for Insiders


Late last week, Microsoft updated Skype for Windows with one
new feature that lets you hide conversations instead of
deleting them. The new feature is currently available in the
latest preview release and it’s gradually rolling out to
all platforms this week.

“We’re glad to announce that with this update you now have the
ability to archive conversations in Skype,” Microsoft said in a
forum post.

You can easily archive conversations in Skype now and there are
multiple ways to operate this feature. You can right click
or long press on a conversation and tap “Archive conversation”
option to hide the conversation. The feature will basically
hide the conversation from your list of chats on all devices
but you can always search the

Here’s how you archive a chat in Skype:

  • Right click or long press on a conversation in the chat
  • You can also achieve conversation by opening the profile

The archived conversation will show up again when a new message
is received, a new person is added to the group, the
conversation is manually searched or you can find it from your
contacts list.

It’s worth noting that Skype will sync the settings that means
the archived conversation won’t show up on any of your devices.

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