How to Add New Phone Number on Skype for iPhone | Guide 2021

Skype is not only limited to Skype to Skype chatting and calling. It also allows users to call and text phone numbers that are not associated to a Skype account. In this post, we will teach you how to add new phone number on Skype for your iPhone device.

When you add phone numbers that are not associated to a Skype account, you have the option to invite these numbers to Skype through different platforms like SMS messaging, mail, Messenger, etc.

There are two easy ways on how you can add a phone number on your Skype account for iPhone. You can do this from the Contacts tab and from the Dial pad.

The illustration shown below are the steps of adding a phone number from the Contacts tab. Continue reading and be guided.

How to Add New Phone Number on Skype for iPhone

Time Needed : 03 minutes

Launch the Skype app on your iPhone device and log in. Once you are logged in, follow the steps listed below to add a new phone number on your Skype contacts.

  1. From Home, tap the Contact menu.

    This is located on the lower-right corner of the screen.


  2. Tap the create or add a contact icon.

    This can be found at the upper-right hand corner of the screen.


  3. Select Add a phone number.

    This is where you can save a new number to your Skype contacts.


  4. Enter the First and the last name and the phone number.

    After filling out the necessary fields, tap Save to save the new phone number on your contacts.


  • Apple iPhone
  • Skype app

The numbers you can add on your Skype contact can be a mobile number, home and office phone numbers; regardless of whether these are associated to a Skype account or not.

The added number will appear on your contact list. By then, you will be able to make a call or send an SMS to that number via Skype for as long as you have a sufficient credit on your account.

Additionally, sending an SMS message to a phone number on your Skype contacts will cost you a Skype credit (depending on the countries per SMS rate. Same goes when making a call to the added number using the app.

And that is everything about adding a new number on your Skype contacts. I hope that we are able to help you one way or another. If you are looking for more tutorial videos and smartphones troubleshooting guides, please visit our website and subscribe to our YouTube Channel. Thanks for reading. Goodbye!

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