Skype Help

    How do I find new contacts in Skype on mobile or tablet?

    Back to search results
    1. Tap Search button People, groups & messages to search Skype.
    2. In the Search field, type the name, Skype name or email of the person you want to chat with.
    3. Select your friend from the search results and you will be taken to a conversation window.

      Note: If you are using Skype for Android 4.0.4 to 5.1 or Skype Lite, choose Tap to search Skype directory
    4. Type a message to your contact and tap the Send send button button. You will only be able to send them up to 10 messages and images will be blurred until they accept your request. 


    Do you have a friend who is not on Skype?
    Select your profile picture, choose Skype profile, then select Share profile. On Skype for Android 4.0.4 to 5.1 or Skype Lite, choose the menu icon then tap Invite friends.

    Do you want to save a phone number as a contact?
    Open the Dialpad and call the phone number you want to save. After the call, tap and hold the number in your chat list, select View profile, and then select Add contact.