How do I block, unblock and remove contacts in Skype for Windows Phone 8?

You can block a contact to prevent them from calling you Skype-to-Skype, instant messaging you, or seeing when you’re online. You can also remove contacts from your contact list completely.

  1. Start Skype.
  2. From the people list, select the contact you’d like to block.
  3. Tap the more icon at the bottom of the screen (The menu icon.).
  4. Select block contact.
  5. Tap ok.
  1. Start Skype.
  2. Make sure that the contact list filter is set to Skype or all.
  3. If you select available, blocked contacts won’t be displayed.

    The Skype option selected under people.

  4. Under people, tap the contact you want to unblock. Blocked contacts have a grey sign The grey sign displayed over the profile picture of blocked contacts. over their profile picture.
  5. Select unblock contact.
  6. Tap ok.
  7. A blocked contact selected from Skype contacts under people.

  1. Start Skype.
  2. From the people list, select the contact you’d like to remove.
  3. Tap the more icon at the bottom of the screen (The menu icon.).
  4. Select block contact.
  5. Tick the box next to remove contact.
  6. Tap ok.
  7. The Block contact window with the remove contact option checked.

Learn more about managing contacts in Skype for Windows Phone 8.

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