Skype - Switch to a compact view
The new UI of Skype is too bulky? Here's a series of modifications that can be applied to make things simpler.
Compact the Chat View:
- Click on the Tools menu > Options
- Go to IM settings and check Compact Chat View.
- Click on the Save button.
Hide profile pictures and message previews:
- Click on the Tools menu > Options.
- Go to General Settings.
- Clear the following options:
- Show profile pictures.
- Show message previews in the side bar.
Compact the Sidebar View
- Click on the View Menu > Compact the Sidebar View