Transfer Skype History key features:

To move Skype history from source computer to destination please do the following steps:

  • Launch program on source computer and backup history to a file
  • Copy backup file to the target computer
  • Launch program on target PC and restore history from the backup file

Backup Skype chat history to the file


Run application on source computer.


You will be asked to accept the License Agreement. Accept it and press the button “Continue”.

License Screen

Please select "Step 1: save Skype history to a file" option and press button "Next"

Select backup operation

Select your Skype account (if you logged into Skype using different accounts you will see all of them in the drop-down list), specify path to backup file

Backup options

If Skype program is running Transfer Skype History will ask to close Skype application. Please do it manually or click "Try to close automatically"

try to close automatically

Finally you will see that backup is created

result report

Any time you can check About form to view application version or other helpful information

about form

Restore Skype history from backup file

Run application on target computer.


You will be asked to accept the License Agreement. Accept it and press the button “Continue”.

License Screen

Please select "Step 2: restore Skype history from the file" option and press button "Next"

Select restore operation

Select your Skype account (if you logged into Skype using different accounts you will see all of them in the drop-down list), specify path to backup file. Also please check you agree that current history will be overwritten by history from backup file and click "Restore"

Restore options

If you haven't registered application, Transfer Skype History will ask you to do that.

Order the application

If Skype program is running Transfer Skype History will ask to close Skype application. Please do it manually or click "Try to close automatically"

try to close automatically

Finally you will see that history restored successfully

result report

Any time you can check About form to view application version or other helpful information

about form


Transfer Skype History uses Microsoft .Net Framework which is shipped with any version of Microsoft Windows starting from XP Service Pack 3. While installation process Transfer Skype History checks out Microsoft .Net Framework version and if missed proposes to download the framework from Microsoft web-site.

Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Client Profile Online Installer

Transfer Skype History works well with higher versions of .Net Frameworks incl. v4 and v4.5