How to merge an existing Skype account with a Microsoft account
If you're an existing Skype customer, you may need to merge your Skype account with your Microsoft account to use the Skype app on your Xbox One console.
To use the Skype app on your Xbox One console, you need a Skype account. To merge an existing Skype account with your Microsoft account, follow these steps:
- Sign in to your Xbox One console using your Microsoft account.
- Select Sign in, and then sign in to your existing Skype account.
- You'll then be prompted with the message: “It’s time to merge.” Select Merge.
- The process may take a few minutes to complete. When finished, you’ll see the message “All done! Your Microsoft and Skype accounts have successfully been merged.”
- Select Okay.
Your Skype and Microsoft accounts are now merged.
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