How To Resolve If Skype Won’t Ring On Incoming Calls?

Skype is the application of Microsoft which allow users to do voice calls and video chats between devices like computer, tablets and mobile devices etc. It also gives you instant messaging service and sending and receiving images, videos etc. But some users find issues like Skype Wont ring on Incoming calls. So, for assistance you can contact Microsoft support team via And in this blog, you will read the solution of Skype Wont ring on Incoming calls.

Method To Resolve If Skype Won’t Ring on Incoming Calls:

1. Check Settings:

If you want to receive notifications and incoming calls, then you should be online. And also confirm that Skype notifications are enabled and system settings are not blocking the notifications. You should also allow Skype to access microphone and camera.

You should stick with one version of Skype and also keep the UWP version or win32 version. Now, Sign out and forget the account credentials. And then Sign in again. For UWP, you should open Settings and then click on Apps and hit on Apps & features and after this, search for Skype. At this point, you should click on Advanced options and also confirm all permissions are granted. Then, open Skype and just confirm that Skype contact isn’t blocked. After this, you should enable Skype to work in the background and also when it is closed. In Skype call setting, you should Enable Answer Calls Automatically.

2. Run Skype As An Administrator:

If you are not receiving notifications then you should run Skype as an Admin. For this, you should right-click on the Skype desktop shortcut and then open Properties. After this, you should choose the Compatibility tab. Now, you should tick mark the option “Run this program as an administrator” box. At last, you should Confirm changes.

3. Ensure Focus Assist is Disabled:

Microsoft has introduced new features in Skype like “Do not disturb” mode, Quiet Hours and the Focus Assist. And this Focus Assist will allow users to setup the notification-free schedules and also focus on work. If you enable Focus Assist, then it will prevent Skype from ringing (incoming calls). Hence, it is suggested that you should disable this feature so that Skype will give you notifications timely. For this, you should type Focus in the search bar and then open Focus Assist setting and just disable it.

But if you want to use this feature and also allow Skype to ring and send notifications. For this, you should press Windows key + I at the same time to open the Settings app. Then, you should choose System. After this, you should select Focus Assist from the left side. Now, you should toggle on “Priority only” and then click on the “Customize your priority list” option. At last, scroll to the bottom and then allow Skype.

4. Reset/ Reinstall Skype:

For reinstalling, in the Windows Search bar you should type Control and then open Control Panel. After this, you need to tap on Uninstall a program. Then, you have to Remove Skype. Now, you should download the latest version of Skype. At last, just Log in and then look for changes.

To reset, you should open Start option. Then, you should find Skype, and right-click on it. After this, click on More and then tap on App settings. At last, you should click on Reset option and again try Skype.

The above mentioned method will help you to solve issues if Skype wont ring on Incoming calls. If the user need any help or support, then they can contact Microsoft Expert via