MSN chat has been retired and Skype will be taking its place. What about my contacts on MSN? Should I see them in Skype now, or should I add them one by one?

I remember that the Skype website asked me to migrate from MSN to Skype and I did this, but no contacts were imported into Skype.

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  • Can you see them when they are online? – FiveO Feb 5 '13 at 12:52
  • no i can't in all cases – Amr Elgarhy Feb 5 '13 at 15:05
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Go to Skype-Profile-Edit your Profile and make sure that you see your Skype username and also the MSN mail adress under Accounts. (Make sure you have the latest Skype version)

Then all your contacts (Skype & MSN) should be available in Skype.

Otherwise visit the Skype Website and log in with your MSN Account: (There you can then merge both accounts)

  • I did that and in my Profile it Says that Microsoft Account is linked, but i still can't see my msn contacts. – Amr Elgarhy Feb 5 '13 at 12:01
  • @AmrElGarhy - Which means your not logging in with your Microsoft Account. – Ramhound Feb 6 '13 at 12:04

You need to log into Skype using your MSN email address - and not your Skype address.

If you look at this article, you'll see that at the end of the migration it does tell you this, but it's not very clear.

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  • Can you add the source of your info? – Dave M Feb 5 '13 at 13:35

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