Skype Version 8, Hot Keys For Windows And Mac

Hotkeys in Skype (version 8) for Windows Desktop, and Mac

The action desired is shown as a Heading followed by the hot keys for Windows with the Mac Hot Key next.

Open the main Skype window

Not applicable (Windows)
[Command]+[1] (Mac)

Open Notification panel

Ctrl + I (Windows)
Command]+Shift+[O] (Mac)

Open app settings

Ctrl + , (Ctrl + comma) (Windows)
Command]+[Comma] (Mac)

Open Help in default browser

Ctrl + H (Windows)
Not applicable (Mac)

Launch main dial pad

Ctrl + D (Windows)
[Command]+[2] (Mac)

Start new conversation

Ctrl + N (Windows)
Command]+[N] (Mac)

New group

Ctrl + G (Windows)
[Command]+[G] (Mac)

Search for all contacts, messages and bots

Ctrl + F (Windows)
[Command]+[F] (Mac)

Search within selected message

Ctrl + Shift + S (Windows)
[Command]+Shift+[S] (Mac)

Navigate to recent chats

Alt + 1 (Windows)
Not applicable (Mac)

Open contacts

Alt + 2 (Windows)
[Command]+Shift+[C] (Mac)

Open contact screen to bots

Alt + 3 (Windows)
[Command]+Shift+[B] (Mac)

Send feedback

Ctrl + O (Windows)
[Command]+Option+[O] (Mac)

Refresh the app

Ctrl + R (Windows)
[Command]+[R] (Mac)

Open themes

Ctrl + T (Windows)
[Command]+[T] (Mac)

Toggle between light and dark mode

Ctrl + Shift + T (Windows)
[Command]+Shift+[T] (Mac)

Zoom InOr Out (Windows)

Use Alt + V to bring up the View menu to zoom in, out, or return to actual size

Ctrl + Shift + = to zoom in

Ctrl + minus to zoom out

Ctrl + 0 for actual size

Zoom In Or Out (Mac)

Use the View button to zoom in, out, or return to actual size

[Command]+[plus] to zoom in

[Command]+[minus] to zoom out

[Command]+[0] for actual size

Edit the last message sent

Up arrow after sending a message (Windows)
[Command]+Shift+[E] (Mac)

Show conversation profile

Ctrl + P (Windows)
[Command]+[I] (Macc)

Add people to conversation

Ctrl + Shift + A (Windows)
[Command]+Shift+[A] (Mac)

Mark as unread

Ctrl + Shift + U (Windows)
[Command]+Shift+[U] (Mac)

Start a video call

Ctrl + Shift + K (Windows)
[Command]+Shift+[K] (Mac)

Start an audio call

Ctrl + Shift + P (Windows)
Command]+Shift+[R] (Mac)

Send a file

Ctrl + Shift + F (Windows)
[Command]+Shift+[F] (Mac)

Start a PSTN call

Enter (Windows)
Return (Mac)

Open gallery

Ctrl + Shift + G (Windows)
Command]+Shift+[G] (Mac)

Take a snapshot

Ctrl + S (Windows)
[Command]+[S] (Mac)

Hang up

Ctrl + E (Windows)
[Command]+Shift+[H] (Mac)

Toggle mute

Ctrl + M (Windows)
Command]+Shift+[M] (Mac)

Select the next message in the chat list

Down Arrow (Windows)
[Command]+[Down Arrow] (Mac)

Select the previous message in the chat list

Up Arrow (Windows)
Command]+[Up Arrow] (Mac)

Created on ... July 19, 2018