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I'm in a conversation and I don't really want to leave because the people there keep adding me back so it's just whatever. But I would like to mute the conversation or something like I do on Facebook so I won't take notifications or anything from there unless I press on the group and see what's going on. Because for now I have my Skype having a new notifications every half a second.

Any solutions to that?

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Are you running Windows? –  OmarAsifShaikh Jul 4 '14 at 22:04
Yes, Windows 7 to be exact. –  zETO Jul 5 '14 at 2:39
You can disable all sounds from skype from the mixer in the sound icon through the taskbar. –  OmarAsifShaikh Jul 5 '14 at 6:37
Yeah I know that. You can do that from Skype's settings as well, but I would like to not receive the notifications from that certain group. I guess it's not possible.. –  zETO Jul 5 '14 at 13:43

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Go to the chat window of the group and type:


Nothing else, just this command. This will mute the group, so you don’t get any sounds, but it will still keep the number of new messages visible.

To get the notifications back, type:


You can also enable alerts for specific words only, your name for example:

/alertson zeto

See the list of available chat commands in Skype.

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More than a perfect answer! Thanks for the help and of course for the last tip. I'm pretty sure it will be useful real soon! –  zETO Jul 7 '14 at 11:08
great reference! :) thanks @toscho –  Ali Bagheri Shakib Apr 15 at 13:08

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