Add a contact in Skype for Business for Mac

This FAQ was last modified on: Friday, May 5, 2017 03:17pm

Add a contact in Skype for Business


IMPORTANT: You can't use Skype for Business on Mac to communicate with people who are using the free Skype app. You can only use it to find and communicate with people in your organization who are using Skype for Business.

Find a contact in your organization

  1. Go to the Contacts list.

    Contacts tab

  2. In the Search for Contacts box, type a name, email address, or desk phone number if they are in your organization.

    Search for contacts

    If your organization uses Office 365 Groups, you can also search for the group name. As you type, search results will start appearing below the search box.

  3. When you see the listing for the person IM or call, double-click their picture or picture display area.

    Click contact on the Contacts list

  4. Choose how you want to contact the person: IM, video call, phone call, email, or schedule a meeting.

    Send an IM