Question: How do Skype contacts work?

How are contacts added to Skype?

You can add contacts on Skype by searching for a name, phone number, or email address. This search function is found in the Contacts section of the Skype app. The process is about the same on both the mobile and desktop versions of Skype.

Can you see other peoples Skype contacts?

Tap and hold or right-click the contacts name, then select View profile from the menu. Alternatively (or for Android 4.0. 4 - 5.1 users), from within a chat, select the contacts name at the top of the chat header to view their profile.

What happens when you add a Skype contact?

Click Add to Contacts to send a contact request. If they approve the request, theyll be added to your Contacts. Requests you receive will appear as a notification above the Contacts tab. Click to open the notification and then Accept or Decline the person.

Do people know when you add them on Skype?

Adding a user to your Skype contact list is a multi-step process. Skype automatically notifies the other person that youve requested to add the username.

Can you search for someone on Skype?

You can search and find friends using the search bar in Skype. You can search your friends names, Skype name, email address or phone number. We then help you narrow down your search results by displaying the number of mutual contacts you share, making it even easier to find the right people.

Does Skype track activity?

Yes. The Usage report in Skype Manager provides a detailed activity report of your members Skype usage. This includes the time, date, duration and destination number of all calls and texts made and details of purchases and downloads.

Can I text on Skype?

Youll need Skype Credit to send text messages at really low rates. Youll love texting online with Skype. Text from anywhere via the Skype app on your phone or on your desktop. It works on every device and is available for Windows, OSX, iPhone, iPad, Android, Xbox or in your browser.

How much does Skype SMS cost?

Skype doesnt charge you if someone sends you a text message from Skype. However, standard message and data rates may apply, and these text messages may count towards any messaging limit set in your mobile plan.

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