How to Transfer Skype with Settings, Chat History to A New Computer

Are you looking for a way to transfer your Skype with settings, chat history to another new computer? Follow this page, you will be able to transfer the Skype with its settings, chat history files to a new PC using automated PC transfer software - EaseUS Todo PCTrans.

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How do I transfer my Skype to another computer

"I was going to work in another city, and I have a few Skype conference in the next few days. I have to transfer Skype with settings and chatting history to the new laptop. 

Do you know how to transfer and move the Skype app with its settings, chat history to a new computer? If you know the solution, help me please."

As its advertisement, Skype makes it easy for you to keep in touch with all your friends, families, colleagues, and clients anytime and anywhere. With its popular feature, Skype is a top-ranked app and wildly used by world users. 

So the need for transferring Skype with settings, chat history, etc., to a new PC also increases. On this page, we'll guide you to effectively transfer Skype with settings, chat history to a new computer with the help of automated PC transfer software.

Follow on, and learn how to move Skype to your new PC with ease. 

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Here is a list of tools that you need to prepare for transferring Skype:

  • 1. Two computers - the source and the new PCs.
  • 2. An empty USB drive: over 30GB free space.
  • 3. Download and install PC transfer software - EaseUS Todo PCTrans on both source and target PCs.

EaseUS Todo PCTrans enables users to easily transfer desired programs, software, files, and folders to another computer. 

  • Support: Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista, Windows Server 2019/2016/2012/2008/2002. 
  • Support: Skype, Skype Live Chat, Office, Outlook, Adobe, etc.

With it, you can directly transfer programs and files to another computer via "PC to PC" or "Backup & Restore". 

Here you can directly transfer Skype together with settings, and chat history files to the new PC at one time with the free "Backup & Restore" feature in EaseUS Todo PCTrans.

Note: Activation is necessary for a smooth transferring process.

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Tutorial: Transfer Skype with Settings, Chat History to A New PC

Before transferring, you need to locate the location where does Skype stores its settings, chat history on your PC.

Here are some important tips that you should know for Skype transferring:

1. Browse the default location to find Skype settings and chat history: C:\Users\User Name\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.SkypeApp

2. Back up Skype: Click Application to choose Skype app, and File to locate Skype settings, and chat history folder.

Now, you can follow through the process on your two PCs to accomplish the transferring process for free:

Step 1. Create a backup file. 

1. Connect your USB (flash) drive/external hard drive to your source computer. Launch Todo PCTrans, click "Backup & Restore > Start" on the main screen.

Transfer files via backup and restore - step 1

2. Select "Data Backup" to move on.

Transfer files via backup & restore - step 2

3. Hover over "Applications", "Files" and "Accounts" columns to choose the specific data, applications, etc., and click "Back up" to create a backup file. 

Transfer files via backup and restore - step 3

Step 2. Recover via the created backup file.

1. Plugin your USB drive which stores the created backup file to the target PC.

Ensure your target PC has EaseUS Todo PCTrans, open PCTransImage and double-click the backup file. Otherwise, click PCTrans_setup.exe to install this tool.

Transfer files from PC to PC via backup & restore - step 1

2. Now, you can select Applications/Files/Accounts you want to restore. Click "Restore".

Transfer files from via image - step 2

3. Wait a while and click "OK" to finish the restore process.

Transfer files via image - step 3

Follow-Up: Make Transferred Skype, Settings, Chat History to Work 

When the transferring process finishes, go through the below tips to make transferred Skype with settings, chat history to work: 

1. Save Skype settings, chat history folder to the right location

Check whether Skype settings, chat history folder have been saved to the default location: C:\Users\User Name\AppData\Local\Packages\

If the folder is empty, copy the Microsoft.SkypeApp folder and save it to this location.

2. Restart PC to keep all the changes.

3. Certify your Skype account.

If the transferred games and applications require certification, enter your Skype accounts with the password.

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Updated by Roxanne

Roxanne is one of the main contributors to EaseUS and has created over 200 posts that help users solve multiple issues and failures on digital devices like PCs, Mobile phones, tablets, and Macs. She loves to share ideas with people of the same interests.

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Written by Tracy King

Tracy became a member of the EaseUS content team in 2013. Being a technical writer for over 10 years, she is enthusiastic about sharing tips to assist readers in resolving complex issues in disk management, file transfer, PC & Mac performance optimization, etc., like an expert.

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