Use the Instant Messenger App on Your Phone or on Your Desktop
In addition to video calls and voice calls, Skype is an instant messenger app that allows you to message anyone in the world in real time. An instant messenger is helpful if you need to ask a quick question or have an extended conversation without using a phone.
Send instant messages from the Skype app from your desktop or other devices.
With the Skype instant message app, you can easily take advantage of the below features:
How do I send an instant message in Skype on desktop?
From the Chats screen, select the person or group you want to instant message. Type your message in the chat window and select the Send button.
End-to-end encryption for instant messages
Keep sensitive conversations private with end-to-end encryption. The content of the conversations will remain hidden in your notifications to help you keep things private.
Into sharing music?
Easily incorporate Spotify into a Skype chat and provide a preview of your favorite songs.
No emergency calls with Skype Skype is not a replacement for your telephone and can't be used for emergency calling