Choose Chat ▸ Add Contact.
From the Account drop-down list, select the account you wish to use to connect to your contact. Your contact will need to be using the same service as the account you select.
In the Identifier field, enter your contact’s login ID, username, screen name, or other appropriate identifier for the service type.
In the Alias field, type your contact’s name as you would like it to appear in your contact list.
Click Add to add the person to your list of contacts.
To add a new person to your list of contacts, you need to be connected to the Internet and to your account.
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