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  1. Let the users change their Skype name

    Let the users change their Skype name or disconnect their Skype from Microsoft account.

    8 votes
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  2. Payment on bank transfer

    Hi, I have subspace skype worldwide calling and made the payment via bank transfer. Is there any way to speed up the process to active the account and the invoice showed is taking 7days to active the account

    1 vote
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  3. please put the tool tab back

    everyone should have access to the tool tab please put it back

    3 votes
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  4. Change Live name to correct mistake

    Have a feature allowing me to change my live name to correct a mistake.

    6 votes
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  5. I have 2 voip numbers which I bought from and using on www.voipfone.co.uk. i want to leave www.voipfone.co.uk and bring these numbers to Sky

    I have 2 voip numbers which I bought from and using on www.voipfone.co.uk. i want to leave www.voipfone.co.uk and bring these numbers to Skype so I can receive calls to these numbers using my existing Skype account. Please advise the procedure and any costs if applicable

    2 votes
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  6. Account recovery process gets stuck in automatic form.

    When a person fails the account recovery a certain amount of times, they should be able to add free form info.

    1 vote
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  7. It is rediculous that I cannot use the credits I bought with Office 365 with my Skype account. You say I have to run two skype accounts

    I do not want to run two accounts as suggested with ticket number 1496925558 as using one account for chats and another for calls is stupid. So will you please do the necessary so that Office 365 minutes, which I remind you have been paid for, can be transferred to an existing skype account. If not you are selling under false pretenses

    1 vote
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  8. 3 votes
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  9. removing old skype names

    Years ago I signed my daughter up for a skype account so she could speak to her grandparents. As she was quite young at the time I signed her up using my email. Fast forward a number of years and her skype name is now it seems forever linked to my Microsoft account. Now that Microsoft has bought skype it seems that every time I try to log into skype using my Microsoft account it brings up my daughters skype account not mine. The only way I can sign into my account is with my user name and not my…

    5 votes
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  10. Change Skype Name Option

    Would be an absolute amazing update for Skype if they allowed users to manually change their Skype Name in Settings. It would make the platform a lot more personalised as all the other functions of Skype is phenomenal. I absolutely love the product and prefer the messaging aspect compared to other social media platforms.

    9 votes
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  11. piece of **** they charge more and cancelled my contract

    piece of !!!! they charge more and cancelled my contract, increase the price of the plan and dont honor my contract, absolutly piece of , they want me to pay 50% more, where in the world is acceptable 50% of increase! cost 19.99 for 3 months and now they want 29.99, go the **** skype

    2 votes
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  12. let others call my skype to go

    Have a Skype icon in my phone app. Skype can not give Skype Numbers yet, for all countries eg my country Greece. This means that someone can not call my Skype from her/his mobile. So, if my mobile phone app can some how register my Skype account and since I can add trusted skype to go numbers, by some process being registered my Skype to go in my phone app, my registered numbers could call me by using my Skype credit if i allow this option in my phone app and my Skype to go should be my registerd Skype…

    1 vote
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  13. CLOSING SKYPE ACC FOR DECEASED RELATIVE

    THIS IS A COMPLAINT! When your relative has died and you want to close their accounts, it should be simple, like send an email to the beareavement team with proof of death, as it is with all other organizations. Mircrosoft - I had to search for ages and came up with no explanation of protocal on this, had to wait ages to speak to a live agent, who then spent 30 mins sending me links that I couldn't access unless I could login to my relative;s account which I explained I couldn't do, had to faff around with different browsers,…

    1 vote
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  14. Change number i registered skype

    Dears,
    I have a skype account, but I lost number, with which I have registered it.
    Could you please help me to change main number?

    2 votes
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  15. 2 votes
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  16. 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.

    9 votes
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  17. PASSCODE VIA CSR TO CLIENT ACCOUNT USER

    PASSCODE VIA CSR TO CLIENT ACCOUNT USER VIRTUAL INTERACTION YET PERSONAL INITIATIVES ON VERIFICATION SUCH AS THROUGH VOICED SECRET Q&A, WEB CAM - SCANNER PROVIDED CUSTOMIZED FOR EYE CONTACT LENS VERIFICATION SO THERE'S NO WAY FOR FALSIFICATION ON PERSONALIZATION DURING INITIALIZING LAUNCH OF AN USER NEW ACCOUNT UNDER EXACT TRUE AND CIORRECT ORIGINAL AND AUTHENTIC NONE OTHER THAN LIKEWISE GOD ALL IN POSSIBILITIES INCORRUPTIBLE, INDESTRUCTIBLE, INCOMPARABLE, INTELLECTUALLY AND INSTINCTUALLY HIGHEST TO HEAVENS SUBMISSION FOR ITS THE ONLY THAT REAL LIKE MARIA PAZ Q CASTILLO IN CURRENT FORGIVENESS BARGAINING GENEROUS KINDNESS TO LOVE ALL GREEDY RUDE BYPASSERS GRABBING SHORT LAZY CUTTING…

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  18. Update Required for Profile Image Help Topic

    Please correct the help topic telling people how to update their profile picture via desktop that they need to do it via web.skype.com, not the regular "edit profile" area. This would have saved me about an hour on chat to a support person who didn't even think to ask where I was updating the profile picture until the very end. The staff member told me to post here, though I don't know why. The help topic should just be corrected. Simple.

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  19. 单独注销Skype账号!

    何时才能推出注销Skype账号的功能,我需要的是单独注销Skype账号,不要同时注销我的Microsoft账号。

    1 vote
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  20. ошибка некорректного отображения состояния активности собеседника

    Добрый день!

    Образовалась какая-то ошибка из-за которой неверно отображается состояние активности собеседника (он всегда онлайн, но в действительности это не так). Просьба исправить.

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