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  1. 1 vote
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  2. In the billing information a Skype user should be able to update his credit card information (more specifically the expiry date of a credit

    A Skype user should be able to update their credit card (especially the expiry date) by themselves by clicking on the expiry date button and not have to contact Skype support and wait and wait only to be told that it cannot be done and that it has to be done by the user. Just driving users around in circles unnecessarily.

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  3. New style

    1) After 5pm ,skype must go to nightmode...
    2) We should be able to change the call ringtones..

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  4. A way to turn off emojis

    I like some of the emojis, but i want to have the option to say ":(" without an emoji that takes away the comedic effect. Maybe make the emojis only appear when you put something in parenthesis (such as (monkey))

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  5. only admin can send message in skype group

    i want to stop messaging in group want anly admin can send message

    1 vote
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  6. disconnects

    My question is: for what reason can all participants of the conference be thrown out (group call by 10 people)? and after reconnecting immediately disconnects all.

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  7. hi , i want you guys to add when the person kicks someone i want you guys to show the name of person who ever kicked someone from the caL

    TOO SEE THE PERSONS NAME WHO EVER KICKED SOMEONE FROM THE CALL BECAUSE WE HAVE SCHOOL LESSONS AND SOME KIDS ARE RUINING IT SO WE WANT TO KNOW WHO DOES THAT

    5 votes
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  8. 1 vote
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  9. ring device

    Skype 8.56.0.102 - the ring on additional device is missing from settings

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  10. chat history

    I am trying to get my chat history from 2010 for a specific user.. please make available the entire chat history unless we choose to delete it!

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  11. Allow rejection of call when call forwarding is enabled (currently caller gets busy signal)

    When Call forwarding is enabled, hitting the red reject button upon incoming call, callers get a fast busy signal.

    Rather than dropping to a fast busy signal, this call should be sent to the forwarded number.

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  12. FALSE ADVERTISING for "FREE" subscription, and no place does it tell u that u are not gonna get 1

    FALSE ADVERTISING for "FREE" subscription, and no place does it tell u that u are not gonna get 1

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  13. Changing the skype name

    Instead of alphanumerical, let’s be able to change our skype name to what we want

    6 votes
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  14. Local Greek Number [landline/mobile]

    It would be great if Skype offered local Greek phone numbers (which it currently doesn't). If it was possible to have both landline numbers and mobile phone numbers, that would indeed be amazing. Cheers!

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  15. Skype background window

    Allow skype to run at background during video calls while we can still multitask on iOS.

    2 votes
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  16. Being able to make your profile pic a gif on skype

    Being able to make your profile pic a gif on skype

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  17. 2 votes
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  18. 4 votes
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  19. 5 votes
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  20. NUMBER VERIFICATION

    BE ABLE TO GET A VERIFY YOUR NUMBER ON SOCIAL MEDIA SO I WILL BE ABLE TO USE SKYPE NO. AS BUSINESS AND NOT USE MY PERSONAL NUMBER ONLINE

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