Conversation History is used to keep your instant message history. If you would rather not keep your conversation history, you can turn it off by following the steps below.
- Open the Skype window and click the Gear icon on the right hand side.
- Click on Tools, then Options
- Click on Personal and unchck the box labeled Save IM conversations in my email Conversation History folder.
- Click OK to exit the Options menu.
Clearing Conversation History in Outlook
If you would like to clear messages that have met their retention time from your conversation history in Outlook, right click on Conversation History in the folder list and choose “Delete All”. Once Conversation History is turned off, this folder will remain empty and you will not be able to go back and look at previous IM conversations.