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    How do I remove a contact in Skype?

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    Skype on Windows, Mac, Linux, Web, Skype for Windows 10 (version 14), Android (6.0+), and iOS

    1. Tap and hold or right-click on the contact you want to remove.
    2. Select View profile.
    3. To remove the contact:
      • on Desktop - Either click the Edit Edit button button and click Remove from contact list or scroll down in the profile window and click Remove from contact list
      • on Mobile - Either tap the Edit Edit button button and tap the Trash can Trash can button button or scroll down in the profile window and tap Remove from contact list.
    4. In the confirmation window, select Remove again. After removing the contact, they may still be able to see your detailed profile information. Learn more.


    Note: When you remove a Skype contact that is also a contact from your device's synced address book, they will no longer show up in My contacts but will continue to be listed under All


    Android 4.0.4 - 5.1

    1. Tap and hold on the contact you want to delete.
    2. Tap Delete contact. In the confirmation window, tap Delete again.

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