Facetime contacts for Skype windows 8 is required so Skype users can add them and video chat or chat and other way round as well for Facetime users.
This is very hard for two different software that do the same job on a Mac and a PC, As Facetime only runs on the Macs and other apple devices. Skype can also do both but this goes down on user or family and friends that chosen the software but if one user is using Facetime and other is using skype how can they connect or add each other or video chat or chat?
At least one person told me there is no word such as I can't or nothing is impossible
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You're talking about Apple here. If anyone is restricting the customer base that can and can't use their apps you can bet your money it's them. In fact, if Microsoft did integrate Facetime contacts, they would have a lawsuit before the end of the day. That is why Skype is available to everyone and Facetime is only available to users of Apple products.
I know that to a degree, Apple can be selfish as a company,
PC software thats apple based is Itunes and Quicktime we mostly get out of them. that's why I requested it and I repeat again there is no word such as I can't or Nothing is impossible that's looking at it form a postive point a view for a long time.
01-03-2013 14:09 - edited 01-03-2013 14:20
I agree as far as not accepting "I can't". Just yesterday I spent ten hours successfully hacking together something I "couldn't" do. But if you do it, it won't be pretty. Your best bet, I think, would be to do it indirectly, link one to another to another to another. Surely facetime will sync with Apple mail or you phonebook contacts right? If so, you can probably get those contacts synced with another mail account, and if you can eventually get them to Yahoo, Gmail, Facebook or Hotmail then you are all set. You can sync these other accounts with your Microsoft account in the People app, and when you do either they will automatically be in your Skype contacts, or you will be able to go to your people app and click the Skype button to initiate a call/conversation. I know this is not specific, but I hope it gives you some ideas of how you may be able to accomplish it.
This will tell you how to sync iPhone contacts with Google, and if you can get that done just sync Google into your people app.
It's to know that about that side of syncing but in the end stop posting what I already know as I am trying to make a valid point to see how we can contact facetime users using skype
Then change the title of your post so that is actually relevant to the question you are asking and understand the limitations imposed by Apple - and go post in their forum, because until they stop being monopolistic and greedy a workaround is all you can expect. I told you how to do this because once you import the contacts, if any of them have a Microsoft account, which there is a good chance they do, you can then contact them on Skype. You could just say thank you.