With iOS 10, Apple introduced CallKit that lets your VoIP app integrate tightly with the native phone app on your device. This means that your Skype calls will act as your normal incoming calls showing up on the native Phone user interface with the accept and decline buttons. This may come in handy, as it eliminates the need to launch the app and answer the calls. However, let’s imagine if you’ve got tons of Skype calls that take over your Phone app.
Fortunately, there is a simple way you can use to stop Skype calls from ending up in the Phone app in the Recents tab. In this guide, we will show you how to do this.
Before we begin, note that once you disable the feature, your incoming Skype calls will show up as notifications on your iPhone.
Steps to prevent Skype calls from showing up in the Phone app in iOS 10
Step one: First off, you need to launch the Skype app from your home screen. Once you are in, all you have to do is to tap on the “My Info” tab to proceed
Step two: Once you are done, tap on Settings and you will notice that the Integrated Calling under the Calls option is now turned on. All you need to do is to tap on the toggle to turn it off
Once you have disabled the Integrated Calling feature, the next step is to remove all of your old Skype calls from the “Recents” tab on your iPhone. Here is how you can do this
Steps to remove Skype calls from the “Recents” tab on your iPhone
Step one: Launch the Phone app from your home screen. Once you are in, all you need to do is to head to the “Recents” tab at the bottom of the screen
Step two: You are now supposed to find all the Skype calls in the Recents menu, swipe left on it and tap on “Delete” to remove it from the Phone app
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