When someone sends you a file using Skype, by default, that file will be downloaded. If you don’t want Skype to download files automatically, you can turn off this option in the settings, and it will only take a few clicks.
- How to Turn Automatic File Downloads On or Off in Skype for Windows
- Click on the three horizontal dots
- Click on Settings
- Click on Messaging
- Turn on or off the option Auto-download files