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Routine Adventurer
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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‎28-08-2015 11:00
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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Accepted by Claudius (Community Manager)
‎28-08-2015 11:00
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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Routine Adventurer

TY very much 4 yr quick reply!

I will try this asap!

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Novel Tourist
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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Novel Adventurer

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?

 

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Novel Adventurer

This solution did not work!

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Novel Adventurer
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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Novel Adventurer
Hi, I just posted the solution to your problem. I agree it was very frustrating...
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Novel Tourist

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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Casual Tourist

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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