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How do I manage my contacts in Skype Preview for Windows 10?

After you've added contacts to your Skype contact list, it's easy to manage them. Click below to find, rename and remove contacts.

From either the Recent conversation tab or the Contacts tab, start typing a name into the search box and your conversation history with that person will be displayed.

To find people who are not in your contact list, type their email address or Skype Name into the search box and select Search Skype. In the search results, select the person you're looking for and send them an instant message. It's that easy.

You can easily rename contacts in your contact list:

  1. Sign in to Skype Preview.
  2. In your contact list, right-click the contact and select View Profile.
  3. Click on their name, type a new name for your contact and hit Enter.

By removing someone from your contact list, you’ll always appear offline to each other but you’ll still be able to contact each other. To stop someone from contacting you, you’ll need to block them. 

To remove a contact from your contact list:

  1. Sign in to Skype Preview.
  2. In your contact list, find the contact you want to remove. Right-click the contact name and select Remove from Contacts.
  3. The contact is removed from your contact list but will still appear in the Recent tab with a question mark. Right-click the contact name to see the options: Add to Contacts or Block This Person.

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