Solution : Skype stays always online - issue due to "cloud chats"

Sep 18, 2014, 9:42:00 AM


Long story short, I was told that my Skype account is online even when I am totally sure it is not. Couple monthes I was living with that issue, while I've got some time to make an investigation

According to Skype forums this issues appeared with introdution of "cloud chats" (and new client apps, when all old clients "were banned"). Cloud chats from some clients by some means "keep your online status". In my case it was a online sessions from my Android Skype client.


Go in chat with anyone (doesn't matter who) and type this command:


(it this shows all your current "online" session, for me it was 3 of them !)
If you see more than one session there, then type


it will logout all sessions except current one.

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Kuzminov "iJackUA"
Web Team Lead
at MobiDev (Kharkiv, Ukraine)
Code in Ruby and Elixir, but still love PHP. Explore ES6 and Vue.js. Explore databases, use Ubuntu and MacOS, think about IT people and management


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