- From the left sidebar click "Contacts"
- Click the down arrow icon (the default value is "All")
- Select "Active Now".
How to see online friends in Skype 8?
By default, unlike classic Skype, the new Skype shows the list of conversations in the sidebar, not the list of contacts. For this reason, some users can not display only the contacts that are "online".
To see only online friends in Skype 8: