How to create a group on Skype

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How to create a group on Skype
Skype groups help manage contacts for convenient webcam, voice and text chat. (Jupiterimages/ Images)

If you use Skype to communicate with business, personal and family contacts, groups help you organise various online profiles. Using a Skype group, your online friends appear in neatly ordered categories in the left task pane. Ungrouped friends appear as a long string of contacts. If you are new to Skype, you may not know how to add groups, but the process is straightforward.

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  1. 1

    Open Skype, and log in with your username and password.

  2. 2

    Click on the "Contacts" menu at the top of the window.

  3. 3

    Click "Create New Group." A series of group-management options appears in the right task pane of the Skype window.

  4. 4

    Click on the small icon resembling a pen and paper next to "Empty Group." This will highlight the group name.

  5. 5

    Press the Delete key to remove the "Empty Group" name. Type in a new name and press Enter.

  6. 6

    Click the "Add People" button in the task pane.

  7. 7

    Click on the names of the contacts that you want to add from the list provided.

  8. 8

    Click "Select," then click the "Add" button to place contacts into the group.

  9. 9

    Return to the main Skype window once you done adding friends to the group.

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