You will need
  • Computer
  • Internet access
  • Skype
Run Skype.
Enter your username and password.
Look in the top menu the button "Contacts" and click it. In the drop-down menu, select "Add contact".

Or click on the icon at the bottom of your contact list with the same inscription.
In the appeared form you can fill out all fields - e-mail, phone number, full name, Skype name, and one or more. The more information, the more likely that you will find the right person. The easiest program to search by the unique data – email, phone, username, but the search can be carried out only by name and surname. In this case, most likely, you will receive a list of namesakes among them, the contact information independently to find his friend.
Once you have found the right person, tap "Add contact".

The program will automatically send your friend request and when he receives it and will add your nickname in your contacts, you will be able to see when he's online and to chat with him.