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If you need to log into more than one Skype account on Windows 7, then this tutorial is for you!

The specific tutorial is demonstrated on Windows 7 64-bit OS system, but with minor changes it will work for 32-bit as well.

Video Tutorial

Method 1 – Run Command

If you only need to run multiple Skype sessions every now and then, then you can just use the Run function with the following command:

Pathway for 64-bit OS

“C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe” /secondary

Note: The command pathway might be different if you have changed your installation folder and/or you are running a different operating systems.

Method 2 – Create a Shortcut

If you have to run multiple Skype accounts multiple times, then it might be easier to just create a shortcut.


  1. Right click on the desktop, which will bring up a menu.
  2. Hover to New, which will bring up a sub menu.
  3. Click on “Shortcut”
  4. Enter the pathway listed below (same as the above one)

    “C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe” /secondary

  5. Customize the shortcut name if you like.

Video Information
Screen recording: Camtasia Studio
Voice over recorder: Blue Yeti Microphone

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