After you’ve added contacts to your Skype contact list, it’s easy to manage and organize them. Click below to find, sort, rename, organize, and remove contacts.
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 press the Enter key or click Search Skype.
In the search results, click the person you’re looking for and then Add to Contacts. Send them a contact request so you can call, video call and instant message them.
You can sort your contacts by name or by online status. By default, contacts are sorted by online status, meaning that contacts currently online appear at the top of your contact list. To sort your contacts by name:
You can also hide contacts who are offline, offline with call forwarding or have not shared their details with you. To hide certain contacts:
You can easily rename contacts in your contact list:
You can organize your contacts using lists and then filter your contact list using these lists. When you select a list, only contacts within that list will be displayed in your contact list.
To organize your contacts into lists:
Learn how to manage your Favorites list.Contacts are automatically added to default lists. You can also create your own lists and add your contacts to them.
To create a new list:
You can now add contacts to the new list.
To add a contact to a list:
If you’ve already added this contact to one of your lists, the Manage Lists option appears instead of Add to List. Simply select Manage Lists and check another list you want to add the contact to. You’ll find the contact in all the lists you’ve checked.
You cannot add Outlook contacts to the lists you’ve created yourself. They’re automatically added to the Microsoft Office Outlook list.
Learn more about reaching your Microsoft Office Outlook contacts.
To rename or delete a list:
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: