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How to add a Skype contact that uses a non-Microsoft domain

If your organization allows it, you can use Lync to communicate with Skype contacts.

To add a Skype contact:

  1. In the Lync main window, select Add a contact  > Add a Contact Not in my Organization

      2. Click the option for “Skype” as the IM provider
      3.   In the IM Address box, enter your new contact using the following format username(domain) So if the Skype username is you would enter TonyStark(


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