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How to add contacts on Skype

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How to add contacts on Skype: After doing some research on the web looking for programs and applications to make free video calling over the internet, you have located in Skype the solution that best suits your needs. For this reason, you immediately downloaded and installed it on all your devices, created your account and attempted to make your first call. On your first try, however, you realized that your contact list is completely empty and, having no idea how to find and add your friends, you would like my help to succeed.

Well, if that’s the case, let me tell you that today is your lucky day! With this tutorial, in fact, I will explain to you how to add contacts on skype both from a computer (using the client and the online version of the famous Microsoft service) and from smartphones and tablets. In addition to walking you through the steps to find and add a new person, I’ll also show you how to add a new phone number to your contacts.

How do you say? Is that exactly what you wanted to know? So let’s not waste any more time chatting and let’s get to the heart of the matter immediately. Make yourself comfortable, take all the time you see fit and dedicate yourself to reading the next paragraphs. Follow the instructions I am about to give you carefully, try to put them into practice from your device and I assure you that, in no time at all, you will be able to add all the contacts you want to Skype. Enjoy the reading!

How to add contacts to Skype from a computer

Add contacts in Skype is a quick and easy procedure that allows you to find a person via the email address, phone number, Skype name or full name associated with their Microsoft account (provided that the person in question has not disabled this feature from the settings of your account). How to do? I’ll explain it to you right away!

Windows

If you are wondering how to add contacts in skype on windows 10 or on previous versions of the famous Microsoft operating system, start the official Skype app or client and, if you haven’t already done so, log in to your account by pressing the button Log in or create accountthen enter your login credentials in the fields Skype, phone or email And Password and click on the button Log in.

Now, tap on the item Contactsclick on the button + Contact and, in the field Find contactsenter the Skype namethe telephone numberL’email address or the full name of the person you want to add to your contacts. Then locate the user of your interest in the search results and click on the relevant button add to add it to your Skype contacts.

Did your search not yield any results? If so, it means that the person in question is not using Skype. If you wish, you can send her an invitation email by clicking on the button + Contact and choosing options Invite to use Skype and E-mail.

If, on the other hand, your intention is to add a telephone contact on Skype, access the section Contactsclick on the button + Contact and choose the item Add a phone number. In the new screen that appears, enter the name of the contact you are adding in the field Name and surnamechoose the telephone area code (eg. +39 for Italy) using the appropriate drop-down menu, enter the telephone number and choose one of the options available from Mobile phone, Dwelling And Office.

If you wish, you can associate more than one phone number with a single contact: in this case, click on the option Add number and repeat the procedure just described. Finally, click on the button Save And that’s it.

If you change your mind, you can delete a contact at any time by accessing the section Contactsby right clicking on the nominative to be deleted and choosing the option Edit contact from the menu that appears. In the new screen that appears, click on the item Remove from contact list and confirm your intention by pressing the button Remove. For the detailed steps, you can check out my guide on how to delete Skype contact.

Mac

If you have a Mac, the procedure for adding new contacts on Skype is almost identical to what is indicated in the previous paragraphs dedicated to Windows. To proceed, start the Skype client and log in to your account (if you have not yet done so), then click on the item Contacts and press the button + Contact.

Now, type the Skype namethe full namethe telephone number or theemail address of the person you want to add to the address book in the field Find contactslocate the contact you are interested in and click on the relevant button add. Alternatively, tap on his first name and, in the new screen that appears, select the option Add to Skype.

If, on the other hand, your intention is to add a telephone contact to the address book, select the entry Contactsclick on the button + Contact and choose the option Add a phone number from the menu that is proposed to you, then enter the name of the person in question in the field First nametype the country code and the telephone number in the appropriate fields and choose one of the options between Dwelling, Mobile phone or Office. To complete adding the contact, click on the button Save And that’s it.

To retrace your steps and delete a contact, access the section Contactsright click on the contact to delete and select the item View profile. In the new screen that appears, tap on the option Delete contact and finally confirm by clicking on the button Delete.

Skype online

As you know, Skype is also available in one online version usable by browser. In this case, to add a new contact, connect to Skype official siteclick on the item Log in located at the top right and choose the option Use Skype online. On the newly opened page, enter your account details in the fields Email, phone or Skype And Password and click on the button Log in.

Now, click on the option Contactsclick the button + Contact and enter the Skype namethe full nameL’email address or the telephone number of the person to add in the field Find contacts. In the search results, locate the contact you are interested in and click on the relevant button add.

If, on the other hand, you want to add a phone contact, choose the option Add a phone numberenter the name to associate with the person you are adding in the field Name and surnametype the national telephone area code and the telephone number in the appropriate fields and specify the type of number by choosing one of the options available from Office, Dwelling And Mobile phone. Finally, click on the button Save And that’s it.

How to add contacts on Skype from mobile

If you are wondering how to add contacts to Skype from mobileyou will be happy to know that even in this case the procedure is simple and immediate and is identical whether you have a smartphone equipped with Android that if you have a iPhone.

On Android

To add contacts in Skype on a device Androidstart the app in question and log in to your account by pressing the buttons Start And Log in or create account.

On the main Skype screen, then tap on the option Contacts present in the menu below and press the icon of thelittle man at the bottom right, then enter the full namethe Skype namethe telephone number or theemail address of the contact you want to add in the field Search for and, after identifying the person of your interest in the search results, click on the button add.

The procedure for adding a telephone contact is almost identical: after selecting the item Contactstap on thelittle man and choose the option Add a phone number from the menu that is proposed to you. In the new screen that appears, enter the name of the person to add in the field Name and surnameindicates the national telephone area code via the drop-down menu in which the wording appears +1 and enter the telephone number in the appropriate field.

Finally, specify the type of number just entered by choosing one of the available options (Dwelling, Office or Mobile phone) and tap the button Save to complete the addition.

On iPhone

If you have a iPhone and you want to add a new contact on Skype, start the app in question by tapping on its icon (the Light blue “S” on a white background) and, if you haven’t done so yet, press the buttons Start And Log in or create account to sign in with your Microsoft account.

After logging into your Skype account, tap on the item Contacts present in the menu below and press the icon of thelittle man located at the top right. In the new screen that appears, enter the first namethe Skype namethe telephone number or theemail address of the person to add in the field Search for (above) and find the name of your interest in the search results.

Finally, click on the button add related to the person of your interest, to add them to your contacts. Alternatively, tap his first name and, in the new screen displayed, press the button add contact.

If, on the other hand, your intention is to add a telephone contact, tap on the item Contacts in the menu below and choose the option Add a phone numberthen enter the name of the person you are adding in the field Name and surnamespecify the country codethe telephone number and the type of number (Mobile phone, Dwelling or Office) and press the button Save (top right) to complete the addition.

How to add contacts in Skype for Business

If you are wondering how to add contacts in Skype for Businessyou should know that the business version of Skype has been replaced by Microsoft Teamsa software that allows you to create work groups, make calls and chats and share files.

Microsoft Teams is available for computers, both in the form of client than in one online versionand for smartphones and tablets, in the form of an application for Android And iOS. You can use it for free but with some limitations: to access all its features, such as the ability to schedule meetings and record them, you need to subscribe to Office 365Businessstarting from 4.20 euros / month per user.