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if they send an email to your Microsoft Outlook account from their Skype primary email address, you can see their status, send them instant messages and call them directly from Microsoft Outlook.
- Sign in to Skype and to Microsoft Outlook.
- In Microsoft Outlook, go to your contacts Address Book or open your Skype contact’s Message window, and hover over the contact’s email address to see their status and mood message.
- If the Skype contact is online, simply click the instant message icon to start an instant message conversation or the call icon to make a call from Skype.