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  1. Hello , we have problems with group video call.

    Let's organize a group call , and client cannot choose and open on fullscreen anybody from group call members.

    2 votes

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  2. Set duration of a call

    I don't know if this is already something that exists or not, but being able to set a duration on Skype calls? Example: 'Auto hant up in 6 hours'

    1 vote

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  3. 14 votes

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  4. Build a list of echo device voice commands to successfully interact with IVR while in a Echo Skype to Phonecall.

    Make Skype to Phone calls from the echo device via the Alexa app, or allow the use of dialling pad via the Alexa app while in a Skype to Phone call via the echo device especially since Alexa commands are limited or non-existent for interacting with the IVR system during the call.

    1 vote

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  5. 1 vote

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  6. share screen - phantom mouse

    Add option to enable "phantom mouse" when other people click your shared screen.
    when you enable the option, every time someone click the shared screen in the conversation, a "phantom mouse" will appear for few seconds in the location of the click in different color from the actual mouse with the name of the clicker.

    11 votes

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  7. how to use video camera

    an explanation somewhere on how to make a video call properly

    3 votes

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  8. The new version of Skype (Web version) can not make a call

    The new version of Skype (Web version) can not make a call Hello Please tell me why the new version of Skype (Web version) can not make a call? how to solve this problem? Web screenshot https://hkar.ru/Xzia previous version worked. Cent Browser Version 3.8.5.69 (Official assembly), (portable) (Chromium 71.0.3578.98) with Respect to (64 bits)

    2 votes

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  9. Sharing phone number with third party

    Hi there. I constantly receive Skype calls on my virtual phone number from third party companies with offers and advertisements. Although I never shared my number with somebody else. Stop share paid phone numbers with spammers!

    2 votes

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  10. active and inactive status per device basis.

    active and inactive status per device basis. so that if I keep the ipad at home, it shouldn't wake up everyone in the afternoon at home, when I receive a call here in office.

    2 votes

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  11. Alexa/Google Home integration

    It would be great if Skype had a skill for Alexa or Google Home so for example we could make a call like this: "Alexa, open Skype and call xyz" etc. Or the same with Google Home. Also it would be great if we could do the same with messages.

    12 votes

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  12. Please split the chat and webcam call.Because when I have the camcall the chatbar is too tiny.

    Please split the chat and webcam call.Because when I have the camcall the chatbar is too tiny.

    2 votes

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  13. type letters to numbers

    One more function that was lost in the transition from ver. 7.
    Allow typing on the keyboard to translate to numbers to make calls. This should be simple and certainly something that a computer can do and used to do. Many companies get phone numbers that they publicize as a word, currently have to peck at the dialpad to call them instead of just typing.

    5 votes

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  14. Windows version does not allow me to put in number Options when calling . Example "enter 1 if your call is for accounts or 2 etc. .

    Windows Skype does not allow me to enter options. For ex. Enter 1 for Accounts, or 2 for Customer service etc. It makes it useless for me when dialing a bank for instance when abroad. I have to use the Classic Version for that.

    8 votes

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  15. SKYPE is now no good at all

    There are no tools and the options have been drastically reduced. The updates have not improved the system one bit. Also at the instance when an update is to be downloaded - there is no clear information on exactly what the differences will be. Having learned to manage one system quite successfully, we are then cast totally adrift with a new - generally WORSE - system. Bad news !

    12 votes

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  16. 2 votes

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  17. Ability to remove icons on mini webcam window

    The icons (mic, video, call, and share screen) on the mini webcam video are annoying because they cover up the person's webcam. Maybe skype creators can move the icons to a small black bar underneath the mini window or make it so that they only pop up when you mouse over the window. I have to constantly open up the bigger webcam window because I can't see the other person since they are being obscured by these big icons.

    5 votes

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  18. Its about video call ... so they their should be encoding parameter setting option in some advance mode ..

    If skype give some advance mode or expert mode it will be helpful for the developer who integrate or use for some network performance measurement. ..etc software or hardware codecs and their preset settings ..etc

    1 vote

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  19. I am using Skype for business in our ERP implementation to have all teams connected on a group call during a certain event. However the prod

    I am using Skype for business in our ERP implementation to have all teams connected on a group call during a certain event. However the product seems to have a limitation of being able to view only 5 users’ camera at a time versus my requirement of 10 users.

    Comparing Skype with other products such as gotomeeting who can view up to 25 users. I kindly request your consideration in opening up the number to be 10 users.

    While I understand this will have an impact on the call quality and video resolution but it remains an option for those…

    2 votes

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  20. Freetalk connect me

    Skype
    It is a phone adapter and allows users to make calls out of their landline home phone.
    Frretalk connect me is a very small and easy to install device (you link it to your compute, home phone and electrocity and you re good to go).
    You can call o landlines and mobiles & internationnally , directy from your home phone, amazing.
    But it is no longer avalable, as skype decided to stop supporting it!
    What a shame!

    1 vote

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