Skype Icon on Transparent Background

This is a Skype icon. It is available in PNG and vector. Downloading is free for PNGs up to 100x100px.
This is a skype icon. An oval with protrusions on the upper left and bottom right encase a bubble letter "s" that sits in the middle of the oval shape.

Related to Skype Icon

Related icons are the icons with matching tags, as well as all logos icons. All icons are in the same flat style. You can either download free PNG icons or buy SVG vectors

Idea of Skype Icon by Voldemar Lionmane

We've received the idea on February 25, 2012 and created the icons on April 07, 2012

This is icons for contact methods as a Phone (not phone in office category), Skype, ICQ or something else. //Sorry my english.

Story about Skype Icon

Back in the heyday of telephones, a lot was left to the imagination—what the other person was wearing, what noise was that in the background, and when the person on the other line is a complete stranger, everything but the voice was a point of interest. So in true human fashion, pretending to be another person over the phone was a hobby of many.

In 2003, video-calling service Skype was first released by creators Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis. Skype was originally named “Skyper,” before they discovered that it was no longer available in all internet domains. Skype heavily influenced FaceTime and all the other video-calling apps that came thereafter. By 2015, users were spending a total of 3 billion minutes per day on Skype, and have spent two trillion minutes worth of video calls.

The current Skype logo consists of the name Skype in color white using a rounded typeface, with a bright blue background.
skype icon
The Skype icon comprises of the letter S and takes the same colors and style as the logo.
skype icon
Symbols linked to Skype are:
  • Video call
  • Headset
  • Conference call

Studies do confirm that the number of prank calls dipped at the advent of Skype.