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

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    1. In the Chats tab, tap Search button to search Skype.
    2. 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'll be taken to a conversation window.
      Note: If you're using Skype for Android 4.0.3 to 5.1, 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 up to 10 messages to them and images will be blurred until they accept your request. 

    Note: 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 on Skype

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