Skype is the voice and video call app we all love to hate. It’s bad UX, terrible UX, and mind-numbingly painful UX make it a tool I prefer to interact with as little as possible. But when I do, I try to make use of keyboard shortcuts to get me around the (did I mention?) soul suckingly bad UX.

You can check out the full Skype Cheatsheet here.

And below are a few of my favorite Skype shortcuts:

| —– | —– | ⌘ 1 Display main Skype window ⌘ 2 Display dial pad ⌘ 3 Display contacts monitor ⌘ 4 Display Skype WiFi window ⌘ N Open new conversation ↩ Start conversation with selected contacts ⌥ ↩ Start call with selected contacts ⌘ ⇧ E Edit the last message you have sent ⌘ ⇧ A Add people to the conversation ⌘ ⇧ H End current call ⌘ ⇧ M Mute microphone ⌘ ⇧ R Initiate call or answer incoming call with audio | | |