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Until now, there was no easy way to add iPhone contacts to Skype for Windows. Instead, you needed to manually enter every contact number by hand. CopyTrans Contacts comes to the rescue and helps you automatically import all iPhone contacts to Skype on PC in a few clicks. Here’s how.

First, export the iPhone contacts to PC

  1. On your PC, download CopyTrans Contacts: Download CopyTrans Contacts

  2. Install the program. If you need help installing CopyTrans Contacts, please refer to this article.

  3. Start CopyTrans Contacts and connect your iPhone. Let the iPhone contacts load in the main window. Select the contacts you want to transfer to Skype by checking the box next to each entry. To select all contacts at once, check the box next to “Contacts”. main copytrans contacts window with iphone contacts selected

  4. Click “Export selected”. copytrans contacts export selected contacts button

    NOTE: before exporting, make sure that all the selected contacts have phone numbers including the country code. This is important because Skype will not import contacts that do not feature a phone number or a country code.

  5. Choose “Skype (single .vcf file)”. export contacts to skype vcf format

  6. Select the PC location where to export the iPhone contacts and click OK. window to select location where to export contacts

  7. The selected iPhone contacts are copied to a single VCF file that Skype on your PC can read. skype vcf file containing iphone contacts

Next, import the contacts to Skype

  1. On your computer, run Skype and log in to your Skype account.

  2. Now, click through Contacts > Advanced > Restore Contacts from File… main skype window contacts restore from file

  3. Navigate to the location where you saved the VCF contact file containing the iPhone contacts, select the file and click “Open”. skype restore contacts from file

  4. The iPhone contacts are added next to the already existing Skype contacts. imported iphone contacts to skype

This is how to add iPhone contacts to Skype for PC.

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