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How to permanently add contacts from outlook or gmail

Windows XP.  Skype populates contact from my outlook when it is open.   I want to permanely add outlook contacts into Skype so that I can use skype from various other computers (most of which do not have the outlook account access).   What to do?

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Currently importing Gmail / Outlook contacts are not supported.

 

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You can install latest Skype client and merge your Skype account with your Microsoft account then sign into Skype using Microsoft credentials.

 

http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-msi

For adding MSN / Gmail contacts please use People Website.

 

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How do I sign in to Skype for Windows desktop with my Microsoft account?

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Importing Outlook contacts is supported if MS Outlook is installed on the computer.

 

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Supposedly this function lets me import outlook contacts, but when i start it says it is looking for Skype contacts.  I want the full contact info so that I can call them even if they are not on skype that moment, so I even need the full phone numbers.  And I also have contacts to import that are not even on skype at all.  

 

What do I do to get a complete import of outlook contacts into skype? 

tnx

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The Import Outlook Contacts function should should provide you with an option to select both Skype contacts as well as contacts with a phone number only.

 

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Importing Outlook contacts is supported if MS Outlook is installed on the computer.


Microsoft Outlook Preview is not supported.

 

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What do I do to get a complete import of outlook contacts into skype?


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How can I import contacts in Skype for Windows?

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For this use the Contacts -> Import contacts option. Select Outlook as the source for importing contacts.

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Currently importing Gmail / Outlook contacts are not supported.

 

importcontact.png

 

You can install latest Skype client and merge your Skype account with your Microsoft account then sign into Skype using Microsoft credentials.

 

http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-msi

For adding MSN / Gmail contacts please use People Website.

 

import gmail contacts.PNG

 

 

 

You may Refer:

 

How do I sign in to Skype for Windows desktop with my Microsoft account?

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Tamim
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Importing Outlook contacts is supported if MS Outlook is installed on the computer.

 

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Re: How to permanently add contacts from outlook or gmail

Supposedly this function lets me import outlook contacts, but when i start it says it is looking for Skype contacts.  I want the full contact info so that I can call them even if they are not on skype that moment, so I even need the full phone numbers.  And I also have contacts to import that are not even on skype at all.  

 

What do I do to get a complete import of outlook contacts into skype? 

tnx

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The Import Outlook Contacts function should should provide you with an option to select both Skype contacts as well as contacts with a phone number only.

 

ImportOutlook.jpg

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Importing Outlook contacts is supported if MS Outlook is installed on the computer.


Microsoft Outlook Preview is not supported.

 

outlook.PNG

 

outlook1.PNG

 


What do I do to get a complete import of outlook contacts into skype?


Please See.
How can I import contacts in Skype for Windows?

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I just don't get this.

 

 

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>Importing Outlook contacts is supported if MS Outlook is installed on the computer.

 

But it isn't. I have MS Outlook 2013 - my contacts are shown in skype, but I want to import them to use from other devices. The Microsoft Outlook option in your screenshot does not appear.

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I don’t know if something has changed with MS Outlook 2013. I have Outlook 2003 installed on my Windows 7 computer and the Import from Outlook option is still available.

 

The issue might also be that you have installed 64-bit version of MS Office. Skype cannot communicated with 64-bit applications.

 

http://office.microsoft.com/en-001/word-help/choose-the-32-bit-or-64-bit-version-of-office-HA0103694...

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