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  1. Don't block SKYPE account easily

    I used SKYPE to explain the truth of Falun Dafa to the people of the Public Security Procuratorate and the Court in mainland China, and to prevent the CCP from persecuting good people who believe in God. So I made more calls, and I urge you not to block my account for this. It would just allow the evil CCP to continue to do evil! And harvest the organs of Falun Gong practitioners alive to make huge profits. Such evil continues, I hope you can stand on the side of justice. Cautiously block account. Thank you!

    33 votes
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  2. Please allow me to change my Skype username

    Allow us to change our Skype username without having to delete our Microsoft account. I'm a transgender man and my Skype username is still my female birth name, I hate it, want it gone, but unless I'm willing to delete my whole Microsoft account then I'm not able to, please fix this for all LGBTQ+ Community members

    30 votes
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  3. Username

    Please allow users to change their Skype name to something personal other than the auto generated username. Thank you!!

    18 votes
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  4. Please let us change our Skype ID

    Please let us change our Skype ID as mine was auto generated based on an old email address and not suitable for job stuff and I'm actually expecting a one2one call tomorrow, I'm afraid they'll look at my ID and think I'm a nut job...

    7 votes
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  5. Change skype name

    Using skype for professional reasons does not allow users to delete an existing skype account and make a new one. Therefore, it should be allowed to change the skype name at least 2-3 times. (This is for the users like me who accidentally let skype decide our name and regret later.)
    Plz consider.

    5 votes
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  6. Skype ID change/delete

    Have a possibility to change, or delete or merge Skype IDs. That is a big problem for all of us.

    Also, I am paying a Microsoft Pro package. I would need to be able to delete or change some of the services. Now, if I want to delete only my Skype ID I NEED TO DELETE WHOLE MICROSOFT ACCOUNT.
    Tahat's insane.

    14 votes
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  7. Option to unlink Skype account from Microsoft account

    I have a Skype account linked to my Microsoft account that I don't actually use. I have another Skype account that is well established that is not on the Microsoft account. I would love to be able to unlink the existing Skype account so that the other can be added to my Microsoft account. Also it would be cool just to be able to unlink in general.

    36 votes
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  8. Unlink skype account from microsoft account

    Dont have sense that if i want to delete my Skype account i delete to my Microsoft account.

    I have a microft account since 2006, for my Xbox, now i want to delete Skype account but if i delete this i Will delete to my Xbox account and i Will lost everything.

    Please microsft add a option to unlink the account

    41 votes
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  9. skype merge to another skype account

    I want to merge skype account to another Skype account please help me how is it solve .

    5 votes
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  10. Skype ID

    Please make it possible for one to change Skype ID. Having to give people default idea isn’t a good idea at all! Especially in a case where someone combined their email and perhaps one email is more official than the other and then Microsoft will have an unofficial name on the Skype account. Not fair at all.

    14 votes
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  11. Connecting old Skype account with new MS account

    Hi. I have had a Skype account since before it was a MS product. You created a new Skype account for my MS account, which isn't that one.

    My MS account is connected to my MS365 subscription and my Skype account is connected with a Hotmail email, which became it's own MS account.

    Please allow me to merge the Skype account with my new MS account.

    11 votes
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  12. Delete Skype account without deleting Microsoft account

    Have the option of deleting the Skype account from your Microsoft Live profile.
    An MS Chat helper has just written:
    "If you proceed to delete your Skype account, the associated Microsoft account will be closed as well"

    17 votes
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  13. Unlink Microsoft and Skype Accounts

    Currently, legacy Skype Usernames are hard linked to Microsoft Usernames. If you delete your Skype Account, it deletes your Microsoft Account. As a result, even Microsoft/Skype Support is literally unable to change a Skype Username for extenuating circumstances

    If Microsoft auto-generates a Skype name for your Microsoft Account, you must keep it. If your child makes a silly Skype name on your Microsoft Account, you're stuck with it. In my case, I am a transgender male and beginning at age 16-and for a decade-I used a username that was "FirstMiddle" of my pre-transition name for nearly every only app with…

    6 votes
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  14. hello

    can u put that we can sign into Skype with work or school account

    2 votes
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  15. 11 votes
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  16. Security enhancement.

    Add a layer of security by adding a two factor authentication passcode before logging in.

    4 votes
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  17. Change Skype name

    I'm using Skype for many years and I've many contacts but my Skype name is not good to me, need to change it. This is basic and should be part of user interface feature

    11 votes
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  18. Add option to change Live id (Skype name) manually

    There is no Any option to change Skype name which is generated by system
    We just want, add option to change Skype now (live ID) manually

    4 votes
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  19. 8 votes
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  20. Refund any Credit - Abolish the 3 months rule for refund.

    Every Credit should be refundable no matter what the purchase date is.
    Otherwise, it is unfair for people who use and contribute to the beginning of this service and do not have the possibility to get their money back.

    2 votes
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