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Stay social with

You can chat, add contacts from popular social networks and manage your Facebook and Twitter content.

Your friends in one place

Add contacts from your Facebook, Twitter, Google, LinkedIn and other networks, and changes such as address updates will automatically update in

Contact list in People

Click the arrow next to Outlook at the top of your inbox. logo and arrow

Then click People., People, Calendar and OneDrive

If you can't see the list of available networks (such as Google, Twitter and Facebook) click Manage, then click Add people.

Click the network you want to add and follow the instructions on the screen.

You can set whether or not other people can find your public Facebook or Twitter account using your email address and/or phone number. is committed to your privacy and empowering you with control over your information.

Find out more about managing your contact list, including how to add or delete contacts from Groups.

Chat straight from your inbox

If you see that a Skype friend is online, you can quickly send them an IM straight from your inbox. Just click the chat icon in the top right and select an IM contact in the Start new conversation box.

Sample chat in Messaging

You can also make Skype calls straight from your inbox. Find out more about how to use Skype with

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You can try using your existing Gmail account.

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