How to enable auto-download photos on Skype


Skype is a great app that allows you to make video calls and chat with people from your circle. In addition, you can share photos with your contacts, and that’s pretty cool. If one of your contacts is sending you an image, you need to accept it first, and then the photo will download so you can see it. But, you can enable the auto-download option for photos, and you will eliminate the need to accept the images. When a contact sends you a pic, it will be downloaded automatically, and your job is only to open it. Here, in this article, we will share a quick guide on how to enable auto-download photos on Skype.

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How to enable auto-download photos on Skype

Making changes in Skype is pretty simple, but you might need some time to memorize it all if you just started using the app. We are here to help you out. Here is how to enable auto-download photos:

  • Open Skype on your PC
  • Open the menu by clicking on three dots above your contact list
  • Next, click Settings
  • In the Settings, choose Messaging
  • Find the option “Auto-download photos.”
  • Click on the switch right next to that option until the button turns blue

Now, when one of your contacts sends you an image, there won’t be the need to click Download. The image will be downloaded automatically. Just click on it, and it will open up. You can find all the files you have received in the “Downloads” folder on your PC unless you changed the folder.