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    How do I transfer contacts from one Skype account to another?

    If you need to transfer your Skype contacts between two accounts, you can simply send them from one account to another from any platform or device using Skype for Web. 

    Before you get started, you may want to let your contacts know that you will be sending them a contact request from your new Skype account. 

    • First, you'll need to make sure both accounts appear in each other's contact list. 
       
      1. Use this link to Sign in to the account that you want to send contacts from.
      2. In the Search box, type the Skype name or email address of the account you want to send contacts to. 
      3. Select your account from the search results, and select the Add to Contacts button. 
        Add to contacts button
      4. Sign out of this account, and then sign in to the account you want to send contacts to. 
      5. You will see a contact request from yourself, select the Accept button.
        Accept button
      6. Sign back out of this account. 

    • Next, you'll send your contacts from one account to the other. 
       
      1. Use this link to Sign in to the account that you want to send contacts from.
      2. Select your other account from the chat list, and then in the message box, select the Send contacts button.
        Send contact button
      3. Select each contact that you want to send to your other account, and then select the Send button.
        Send contact
      4. Sign back out of this account. 
         
    • Finally, add your contacts to your new account. 
       
      1. Use this link to Sign in to the account that you want to send contacts to.
      2. Select your other account from the chat list, you'll see a list of all the contacts you sent from your other account.
      3. Under the name of each contact, select Add to contact, and then select the Add to Contacts button
      4. Your contacts are now added to your contact list, but will appear offline until they accept your request. 


     

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