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[METHOD] How to run unlimited amount of Skype instances on one machine simultaneously

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  1. HoNeYBiRD

    HoNeYBiRD Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    You may find different solutions, if you search on Google, now some of those won't work at all anymore or you'll be able to run only a few Skype instances at once, 2-3 at most.

    The trick i discovered is pretty simple: you need to run x amount of browser instances to be able to run x amount of Skype instances and you need to sign in to your Skype accounts via web: https://web.skype.com/ in each browser instances and click on the "Skype for Web (Beta)" button, so Skype will run in your browser, you still can run the Skype app natively too at the same time. I prefer to run the less possible programs and if Skype runs from the browser on its own tab, that's one less program to worry about and there's no need to jump back and forth between the browser and Skype app. :)

    I tested it with Portable Firefox instances and it worked like a charm.
    Simple, yet effective.

    That's all folks!
     
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    Great Going to test it.
     
  3. pavan

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    why not simply run

    For 64 bit machines
    Code:
    "C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe" /secondary
    and for 32 bit machines
    Code:
    "C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe" /secondary
    you can open as many instances as you wish with all the features using the above run command
     
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  4. HoNeYBiRD

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    are you sure that you can run more than 2 instances simultaneously like that? i used that before, but i thought with my simple mind, that because it says "secondary", i'm only able to run 2 instances, never tried more lol
     
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    Thanks for sharing these methods, I didn't know about any one of them :)
     
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    i'm surprised i didn't knew about this, i run whatsapp for web too, its too irritating to work on two devices / programs
     
  7. pavan

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    even i felt the same when I read "secondary"
    but yes it works with more than 2 instances
    I just tried with 4 instances
     
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    Thank You, both Honey Bird and Pavan, I can now finally get a better Skype name and not embarrass myself when a client asks for my Skype name and I say "Sure, please add imnoob100 on Skype, that's me", LOL
     
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