How to disable Metro UI in Skype

What Skype looks like starting version 6.3

What Skype looks like starting version 6.3

Since I had automatic updates in Skype enabled, yesterday it updated to version 6.3. As it is very common these days, the interface was “improved” to match other Microsoft’s products in their UI style, Metro UI of Windows 8. I personally can’t stand it, but in previous versions there was a switch in options to use system theme. I decided it was time to downgrade. If you are looking for how to get rid of Metro UI in Skype and disable annoying update pop-ups, keep reading.

Please keep scrolling if you enjoy Metro UI.