Format the Skype username.vcf file for import into Gmail
G.Mays@yahoo.com 21 Dec 2010

EXPORT SKYPE CONTACTS
On the Skype menu click on Contacts, click on Advanced then click on Backup contacts to file... Skype then offers to save the contacts to username.vcf where 'username' is your Skype user name.

CONVERT CONTACTS AT PIDDLER.NET
Go to http://piddler.net/contacts.php and click on Browse.. then select the username.vcf file that you saved with Skype. Click on Send File. The contacts are re-formatted to be usable by Gmail and placed into a text area for you to view or edit. You can change the download file name from username_skype.vcf if desired. Click on Download to receive the updated vcf file.

IMPORT CONVERTED CONTACTS INTO GMAIL
Import the new contacts file into Gmail. Click on Contacts in the left column. Click on More actions then select Import. Choose the updated contacts file. Choose a new group so that you can have easy access for editing the new contacts. Then select Import.

Browse for the username.vcf


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