Save Your Skype Contacts

Further to my last post, miraculously my Skype contacts have been recovered, I have no idea what I did, or whether the newer versions of Skype have solved this lost contact problem.

Anyhow, here’s a tool that will at least allow you to save your contacts and call list, courtesy of Ryan Farley. It’s a neat little program which will save your contacts and call list, although it won’t import them into Skype: That would have to be done manually, but at least you wouldn’t have to trawl around for their user names. As Ryan puts it: Not what I set out to solve, but at least now I can get a list of all my Skype contacts (and calls if I need them). This way when I reformat my computer or set up Skype on a new computer I don’t have to lookup all my contacts since I’ll have my list. At least that is something, right?

Oh, and there’s an online vote been going on for a couple of months now at the Skype forums for a form of contacts preservation, either on Skype’s server, or an export/import ability. If you feel strongly about having to get permission from your contacts every time you change, reformat, or mess up your computer, sign up.

09. February 2005 by jeremy
Categories: Phones, Software, apps | Tags: , , , , | 5 comments

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  3. my skype is clevin1971 – i joined my computer in domain, now i am starting my skype now but i didn’t find any contacts, how to get my contacts now it is very importand and urgent.

    Thanks

    Clevin

  4. Thanks for your help.. I will try to restore my contacts,etc…

  5. pleas i whan’t to see the contact lists in my cell phone.