Step 1

Click on the Add a Contact button

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Step 2

  • If the contact has an account on the University’s Skype for Business system, select “Add a Contact in my Organization.”
  • If the contact does not have an account on the University’s Skype for Business system, select “Add a Contact Not in My Organization.”

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Step 3

  • If the user is part of the University system, you can┬átype their last name in the search bar. Right-click the desired contact and choose Add to Favorites or Add to Contact List.
  • For an external user, select if they are using Skype for Business or another instant messaging program (Skype is not currently supported). Enter their address/account information and click OK.

Step 4

You have now added the contact and they will remain in your contact list.

Repeat this process for all contacts you want added in Skype.

Note: Skype for Business can display the Office 365 Contact Card information available on a person: right-click their entry, then select See Contact Card.