How to Add Someone on Skype

How to Add Someone on Skype on your Computer System

Step 1. Open your web browser or open the Skype application on your desktop.
Log in to your account. The home page will look like this:

Step 2. Click on the search bar below your user name, and Select “Search Skype” to search for the person you want to add to your contacts.

Step 3. Search for the name, email address or username of the person, you can see the choice of names

Step 4. Select your friend from the Search list and click on it.

Step 5. You can see a conversation window on the right side. Type a message in the message box below and send it. Wait for them to accept the invitation and they will be added to your contacts automatically.

Note:  Only 10 messages can be sent to them until they accept your request and until then the texts will be blurred as well.

How to Add Someone on Skype on your Mobile Device

Step 1. Locate and open the Skype app on your mobile device, it is a blue colored Icon with the letter “S”

Step 2. Click on “Sync contacts” to sync your contacts from your phone to Skype.

Step 3. In the next page, click on the arrow, to start finding contacts easily.

Step 4. Skype asks you permissions to sync your contacts list with your skype account.

Step 5. You will be taken to App info page for Skype. Scroll down to look for “Permissions” and tap on it.

Step 6. Go to the permissions screen and click on the menu button (the three dots on the upper right corner) as shown below.

Step 7. Tap on “all permissions” to allow all permissions to experience the best features of Skype.

Step 8. You can see the permissions that have been enabled for skype. You can also change them as per your requirements, from the last screen.

Step 9. Exit the screen and open the Skype app again. Go to “Contacts” on the bottom right part of the screen, you can see that your contacts have been synced and added. Now, you can also add other contacts that are not from your phone book.

Step 10. Click on the search icon (that looks like the magnifying glass)

Search for the name, email id or username and from the corresponding search options choose the name that you want to add by tapping on “Add”.