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    How do I add a phone number as a contact in Skype?

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    Adding your friends and family in Skype by saving their phone numbers makes it easy to stay in touch across all your devices. 

    There are two ways to add a phone number as a contact:
    • From the Contacts tab
      1. Select the New Contact  new contact button button. 
      2. Select the Add a phone number Add a phone number button button 
      3. Enter the contacts name and phone number, and then select the Save button. 

    • From the Dialpad
      1. Select the Dialpad Dialpad button button. 
      2. Enter a phone number, and then select Save phone number
      3. Enter the contacts name, and then select the Save button. 
        Note: The option to save a phone number from the dialpad isn't available in Skype for Web. 

    Saved contacts appear in your contact list. You can call, or send them SMS text messages as long as you  have a little Skype credit.  

    No emergency calls with Skype
    Skype is not a replacement for your telephone and can't be used for emergency calling