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how to search online people on skype?

how to fsearch people who are online on skype world ??
adiban007
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The new Skype .. there really is no way to search for people anymore. You used to be able to go to contacts--> search for contacts, and search by location, etc., but they've cut much of that functionality out. Now, you can really just search people you already know ... by typing in their exact email address or exact name, so the search tools in Skype aren't too good anymore, and don't allow for too much social networking unless you already know them from a separate social network.
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in the current version of Skype, only indeed a general search (by username, display name or full name, online number, and registered email address) is possible.  If you wish to have a search function with more specific search parameters, you may need to install an older version of Skype (ideally 4.2).

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jasonweber6 wrote:
The new Skype .. there really is no way to search for people anymore. You used to be able to go to contacts--> search for contacts, and search by location, etc., but they've cut much of that functionality out. Now, you can really just search people you already know ... by typing in their exact email address or exact name, so the search tools in Skype aren't too good anymore, and don't allow for too much social networking unless you already know them from a separate social network.

See this:

 

http://community.skype.com/t5/General-Discussion/Searching-for-a-person-in-a-specific-country/m-p/17...

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It is written contacts and recent up left of skype type a name you don't have in contacts and it is written add a contact and click it this is the only way to add contacts:wink::(y)::cool:

 



 

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Hi All,

 

Greetings!

 

You can find best contacts on linux based skype, I had installed skype on Ubuntu and it provides tremendus facility to search most relevant skype contact.

 

I'd looking forward to your reply.

 

Thanks.

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yeah, im having problems too, i dont no how to find my contact list! any help?x

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trinitywilton1 wrote:

yeah, im having problems too, i dont no how to find my contact list! any help?x


What is the version of Skype program installed on your computer? In Skype go to Help -> About Skype.

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