To find a contact in Skype quickly:
- In Skype Home, type the name of a contact and press Enter. The list of matches will appear on the left side of the screen.
- Click the Search button at the top of Skype Home.
- In the Search screen, type the name of the contact and tap or click the Search icon.
If you can’t see the contact you’re looking for in the list, tap or click the search directory button to search the Skype Directory. If you find a person you want, click or tap the contact's name, then click or tap Add Contact to send them a contact request.