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How to See How Many Friends Someone Has on Skype

Updated April 17, 2017

Your Skype profile contacts the information that you want to be publicly available to any Skype user. It can include your full name, gender, birthday and location, as well as phone numbers, your website if you have one and how many Skype contacts you have. To find out how many Skype contacts one of your contacts has, you can look at their profile, whether they are online or off.

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  1. Open Skype. Enter your Skype name and password in the text boxes, and click "Sign In."

  2. Right-click one of your contacts. The contact can be signed into Skype or not.

  3. Click "View Profile." The user's number of contacts is listed under her location. Click Close to close the profile.

  4. Tip

    You can hide the number of contacts you have. Click "File," then "Edit Your Profile." Uncheck "Show How Many Contacts I Have," and click "Update."

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About the Author

Ken White began his writing career in 1972 as a reporter for a local Florida newspaper. With a career in public safety as a police officer, firefighter and emergency manager, his fiction has also been published in magazines such as "Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine." White studied history and psychology at Mercer University.

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