Please help me to stop auto login in Skype. There is an account that is always login again and again, although I chose to logout and sign in with another Skype name. I tried on Settings/applications/Skype to kill the account and to quit synchronise, but still whenever I open Skype again, I'm logging in automatically.


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In the current version (5.7) you need to follow these steps:

  • Sign out (click on your avatar and then choose "sign out")
  • Go to the Android application manager, find Skype, then click "Force Stop".
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    Of course this works, but it's far from optimal.
    – Jan Doggen
    Commented May 3, 2018 at 15:10

On the latest version of Skype (5.0.x as of this writing), if you log in using the offending account, click the menu button and choose Settings, there is a "Sign In Automatically" option under General settings:

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Make sure that is unchecked.

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    The latest version (5.7) doesn't have this option.
    – CpnCrunch
    Commented Jul 30, 2015 at 15:41

Have you tried clearing data and reinstalling?

If so try using greenify (play store) to greenish the app (will prevent it from running), if that isn't your problem, try deleting the offending Skype account (from the web)

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