How to Add a Skype User to Your Skype for Business Contacts

Publication date : Jan 24, 2018

Last Published: Apr 08, 2021

Written by: Payam Pourkhomami, President & CEO, OSIbeyond

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In this short training video, we’re going to show you how to add Skype users from outside of your organization to your Skype for Business contact list.

To find a contact:

Connect with people in your organization, or with friends who have a Skype account.

  1. Type a name in the search box. As soon as you do, the tabs below the Search field change.
  2. If the person is in your organization, stay on the My Contacts tab. If not, click on the Skype Directory tab. it will narrow your search if you know their full name or Skype username.

To add a contact:

Once you find a person, add them to your Contacts list for quick access.

  1. Right-click the name in the search results.
  2. Click Add to Contact List

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