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How to add people on Skype

Skype is the worldwide famous program that allows its users to perform video and audio calls, share files, locations and contacts as well as send text messages using a wide variety of smiles and emoticons.

The interface of the utility is exceptionally easy: you don’t need to know any specific programming language to start using the app. In this article, you will discover a handy manual about the program’s basic function of adding new contacts to your account. Find out on how to add people on Skype with no efforts.

Adding people to your Skype account using the desktop app

First of all, make sure you have some basic information about the person you are going to find in Skype. The program allows adding new people to your contact list using their name, email address or username that they use in the application.

  1. Log in to your Skype account.
  2. At the top of your app window, you will see an input field called People, Groups and Messages. A little below, you will find the + Contact button you will need to click.

  3. A pop-up window of adding a new user to your contact list will appear. Type the data of the person you are looking for and wait for a few moments. The program will automatically download the list of contacts that suit your request.

You can easily find the needed person with additional information provided by the app. Feel free to look for people’s profiles and find the required contacts with their profile photos or location data.
  1. When you’ve successfully found the needed contact, click Add button.

After that, the new user will appear in your list. The program will automatically send request to be accepted by your new contact.

Adding people to your Skype account using the mobile app

You can also learn how to find people on Skype using your iPhone, Android or Windows phone.

  1. Open your Skype app on the mobile phone.
  2. Choose the Add a new user button in the upper-right corner.

  3. Type the name, email or username of someone you are looking for. The search results will be uploaded automatically.

After that, press Add button to the right of the needed profile.

How to sync your smartphone contact list with Skype

  1. Open the program, choose Contacts and tap Sync your contacts option.

  2. The program will provide you with some information about synchronization. Tap the blue arrow button to continue the process.

  3. Allow the app to have access to your contact list. Press OK.

  4. When you’ve successfully synced data, you will see a confirmation page. Just tap a tick button to close the window.

After all, you can find and add people using the popular application in a matter of seconds. The process usually requires just a couple of moments.

Note: In case all the contacts from your smartphone’s phone book have been already synced with Skype, this option might become unavailable.

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