How to backup Skype chat

Skype is an instant messaging application widely used in the world, it allows you to send text messages in real time, voice notes, emoticons, videos but above all make calls and video calls in VoIP, all for free, in this guide we will see how to backup Skype conversions to keep them always safe in our computer or on an external storage medium.

The procedure that we will explain is very simple and is valid for Windows 7, 8 and 10, allows you to always have a copy of your conversations with the ability to restore them at any time you want.

To backup Skype conversations, configuration and history for Windows 10, 8 and 7 follow this path C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\, replacing “username” with your Windows username.

The directory should then be copied to a secure medium. If you want to restore the data, just copy them back to their original position.

Let’s make some clarifications, the Skype conversation history includes instant messages sent and received from contacts and groups and all calls made, all stored on the hard disk for a period of time that can be indicated in the history settings.

All conversations over the last 30 days are conversed and stored in the cloud, which means you can access them from any device you are using to sign in to Skype.

However, this does not mean that you have the backup available, conversations after a certain period of time will be eliminated, for this reason, if you want to have a copy, we suggest you follow the two procedures mentioned a while ago and make sure your data.

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