Email, Messaging, & Video Calls Video Calls Use Skype Split Chat Windows Mode for Windows 10 Open individual windows for every chat Share Pin Email Print Video Calls Skype Facetime By Jason Bennett Writer Jay Bennett is a former Lifewire writer and digital marketing consultant with 8 years' experience. His writing has appeared on the VisiHow website. our editorial process Twitter LinkedIn Jason Bennett Updated December 26, 2019 Skype's new split view mode allows you to open chats in their own individual windows while leaving your main contact list separate. It helps keep your conversations organized, so you're not relying on push notifications and fumbling around with multiple contacts and chats. Skype version 14 for Windows 10 is required to use split view mode. Remember to keep your version of Skype updated. How to Enable Split View Mode in Skype on Windows 10 Enter "Skype" into Windows' search, then select Open when the results populate. Select Sign in or create, then enter your username and password in the following windows. Select the horizontal ellipsis menu in the upper right corner of your contact window; then select Enable split view mode. Open existing conversations or select a contact to start a new one. With each conversation in a separate window, you can move them around your desktop as you wish. In split view mode, you can also access each conversation from the taskbar. To disable split view mode, select the horizontal ellipsis menu in the top right corner of your contact window, then select Disable split view mode. That's it!