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Delete old contacts?

My friend had some old contacts in the contact list. The problem is that it seems impossible to remove any old contacts. I try to right click a contact name, but nothing happens. And in the top menu there is no option for deleting a contact. Since there is some contacts not in use at all, it would be great to have the deleted. How do i delete the old contacts??
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by Claudius
Select the contact in the "All contacts" list and hit "Backspace" on your keyboard to delete a contact from your list.
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blogtweeter1
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Re: Delete old contacts?

Select the contact in the "All contacts" list and hit "Backspace" on your keyboard to delete a contact from your list.

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Claudius
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TY very much 4 yr quick reply!

I will try this asap!

blogtweeter1
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Hello, not sure if you can help me. I just subscribed to Sype premium because i read you could chat online with customer support. Do you know how I may able to do this? Actually all my contacts from Skype for soemreason have been erased as I downloaded an old(er) version of skype and then re-downloaded the newset version. HELP! Kind Regards Rex
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rexorat
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I've tried everything suggested to delete a contact-- right click, delete button on keyboard and back space, but nothing is allowing me to delete. I can only block. What's up with this? I'm testing Skype, but this is a ridiculous issue. Can any help?

 

JulieFrazier1
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This solution did not work!

JulieFrazier1
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My first blog! If you right click on the contact name, and click 'close' the name disappears. This appears to have been dealt with in the latest version of skype, where a delete contact button now works to remove them. Voila!
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diet_delight
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Hi, I just posted the solution to your problem. I agree it was very frustrating...
diet_delight
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I have a MAC and it keeps telling me to delete the contact from the Mac Address book.  I can't find the address book and didn't know I had one.  Anyone help on this one?  Thanks.

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coleandmoe
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I found that if you right click on the contact and a pop up box will appear and at the bottom of the box it shows a garbage can that says remove old contacts . left click on it and my old contact dissapered .I hope it works for you

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