Skype for Business: Contacts and Quick Actions

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Add internal contactadd a contact

  1. Use the search bar
  2. Right-click and select Add to contacts list
  3. Select a group to add them to



Add External Contactadd a contact not in my organization

  1. Click Add a Contact
  2. Click Add a Contact Not in My Organizations
  3. Click Other
  4. Type the email you want to add



Create a Groupadd a new group

  1. Click Add a Contact
  2. Click Create a New Group
  3. Type the name you want
  4. Press Enter


Move a Contact

Option 1move a contact

  • Right-click the contact
  • Click Move Contact To


Option 2

  • Click and drag the contact to the group


Quick Actions

  • Hover mouse over the contacts pictureSkype quick links
    • Chat is the speech bubble icon
    • Phone is the old-style phone icon
    • Video is the stylized video camera
    • Contact card is the miniature business card icon
    • More … is the 3 periods in a row
 skype online Available  skype purple Out of the office
 skype yellow Be Right Back  skype offline Offline
 skype yellow Away  skype unknown Unknown
 skype yellow Off Work  skype do not disturb Do Not Disturb


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