How to Disable Read Receipt in Skype

A read receipt is a feature you will find normally in all Messaging Apps which are in Android Smartphones. There are some Apps like WhatsApp that will even tell you which time it was sent delivered and read. An App like Skype which was once the staple of all the messaging and calling is nowhere to be seen. It is because there are so many Apps on the Google Apps Store that it’s a lot of competition to keep ahead.

The Original Skype has also released a read receipt in Skype. The Feature will tell you whether the text message, image or any document has been delivered. Those on the stable version of Windows 10 can use it whereas for other users they will have access to it soon, but as we quote in a lot of our articles, “users don’t like their privacy to be harmed” that is why this article for how you can disable the read receipt in Skype.

How to Disable Read Receipt in Skype

If you want to disable the Read Receipt:

  • Open Skype and on the main page click on your picture
  • In the top right side click on the cog which is your settings

Disable Read Receipt in Skype

  • Once you are in the settings click on messaging
  • The will be an option by the name of Send Read Receipts Turn that off

Disable Read Receipt in Skype

Once you turn off this feature neither you nor will the person you are sending messages will be able to confirm whether you have or they have checked the inbox!

Although Skype already tells you which message has been sent or not. And you will get to know which message has been sent if the person is online and typing. Another scenario, you will not be able to get and receive receipts.

If the person sending or receiving messages does not have the same version of Skype that you have, meaning that they do not have the read receipt in Skype service.

[FOR WINDOWS]

If you don’t see this feature in Skype desktop app. Make sure that you are running the latest version of Skype. And if you already have this version and you are still not getting this feature make sure you are running on a stable version of Skype for Windows. Or just go into Skype Properties and under compatibility make compatible with Windows 7.

How to Disable Read Receipt in Skype

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