comes with a built-in tool called Voice messaging
which enables the app to answer incoming calls with a pre-recorded voice message if you are away from your computer or already on a call.
How To Activate Voice Messaging in Skype
If you'd like to take advantage of this free feature, you'll need to enable it on the Skype website. Open your web browser and sign in to Skype
with your username and password:
Click on your username
(top-right corner), go to Manage features
> Voice messages
Toggle Enable voice messaging and never miss a call again
and Email alerts
is now enabled on your account.
Customize Voice Messaging Preferences in Skype
The next step is to enable and configure Voice messaging
in the Skype
app. Open Skype
on your desktop, click on Tools
> Voice Messages
Tick the Receive unanswered calls as a voice message
checkbox and configure your settings:
Create a Voice Message Greeting in Skype
Click on the red Record
button to record your custom greeting message:
Once done, click on the Play
button to listen to the message.
Allow Callers to Leave Voice Message in Skype
If you'd like to allow other users to leave a voice message, go to the Start recording a voice message if
section, edit the value (in seconds) for I do not answer within [ ] seconds
, and tick the I am already in a call
and I reject an incoming call
Once everything is set up correctly, click on Save
to apply your new settings.