You can receive SMS text messages in Skype on Android (6.0+), iOS, Windows, Mac, Linux, Web, and Skype for Windows 10 (version 14) if you have a Skype Number, and have caller identification set up.
Currently, only US Skype Numbers can receive SMS messages*.
Can you receive text on Skype number?
You can send an SMS text message to almost any number, as long as it’s text-enabled. If you want to show your mobile number instead of your Skype Name, you can change the sender ID. When you do so, the recipient can reply to your message and you’ll receive it on your mobile phone (not on your Skype).
How do I text from Skype?
How to Send SMS Text Messages with Skype
- Click the Call Phones tab near the bottom of the of the Skype screen. (If you have a Mac, click the dial pad icon at the bottom of the Skype screen).
- Enter the phone number of your message recipient.
- Click the Send SMS button on the dialing pad.
Can you text with Skype for business?
Re: SMS Texting through Skype for Business
There is now a solution that does allow businesses to send and receive texts from Skype for Business. Single or multiple contacts can be selected from their Microsoft Skype for Business contacts list.
How much does it cost for international texting?
Answer: Sending an international text message from the U.S. It costs just $0.25 to send a text message from the U.S. to an international number.