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  1. Missed Call vs. Missed call from _Jon_Smith__ needs more distinction. An arrow pointing out if outgoing. Organize logs

    Missed Call vs. Missed call from Jon Smith__ needs more distinction. An arrow pointing out if outgoing. Anything to better display my account outgoing attempts vs incoming calls.

    If i show my skype activity to a judge for child custody, he will not arrive at proper conclusion. To see missed call, one assumes the person to which the account is associated with has MISSED a call.

    I suppose my husband is aware of the deceptive call displays when using Skype, or ged not insist I attempt to reach my child via Skype.

    To have a record would be my best…

    1 vote
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  2. volume

    Add option to disable Skype from lowering other application volume.

    3 votes
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  3. Skype video calling me improve services

    Message Reviews to my page bookmark friend

    1 vote
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  4. 1 vote
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  5. My voice mail server login message from send

    Hi, join us for Skype voice mail server login problem

    1 vote
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  6. Schedule a Reoccuring Call

    You already have a feature that lets me schedule a call at a set time and date, and it even schedules a reminder beforehand. It would be awesome if you could schedule a reoccurring call for daily, weekly, biweekly, etc. I know teams can do this, but that's more of a work app. This would be a good way to stay in contact with friends and family regularly.

    2 votes
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  7. 2 votes
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  8. 2 votes
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  9. Multipal audio settings

    Adding extra pairing devices such as blue tooth ear-buds for the computers

    1 vote
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  10. kenya plans

    larger Plans to Kenya 200 min. is not enough, a few more options like 500 min. and 1000 min. would be nice

    1 vote
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  11. Change MAC CATALINA requirement to record when sharing screens - this is a violation of my privacy and should be optional

    Please make recording of a Skype call when sharing screens (on Mac Catalina) OPTIONAL. At the moment if I do not allow recording, the other person will only see my screensaver and not the files I am trying to display.

    2 votes
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  12. Annoying "Give me a call when you're back" message

    Please, provide a way to completely disable "Give me a call when you're back" message when someone doesn't answer my call? I don't want to send this message. I understand this suggestion when it appears within a popup when the call ended (failed), but when I close this popup I really don't want this draft message to be sent. Instead I see this text in the message input field. I think it's bad for UX. It's simply annoying.

    32 votes
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  13. one side only video recording option

    If one side alone video recording feature is available it would greatly ensure satisfactory play back and album compilation

    5 votes
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  14. How about SkAype remembering your settings e.g zoom, pan and tilt. Beccause right now it doesn't!

    How about SkAype remembering your settings e.g zoom, pan, and tilt. Because right now it doesn't! It used to, but now it doesn't.

    1 vote
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  15. Can we change our ring tone

    I do like the default ring tone but I think it would help me and others if we could change our ring tone so we didn’t hang up to easily and we wouldn’t always be listening to the same thing

    11 votes
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  16. SKYPE TO YOUTUBE

    Bring Guest from Skype to livestream on YouTube

    3 votes
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  17. Applause Button

    Add a button next to the existing (4) buttons for Applause.
    When someone is doing a presentation or we like something someone suggests, we can click the "Applause Button" for a wav file to play canned "Applause" for 5-10 seconds.

    2 votes
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  18. Add ability to mute incoming ringer's "audio share" without muting his mic.

    I have long Skype sessions and I need to see and sometimes hear everything caller does. I just want to be able to mute his audio share whenever I feel I don't need to hear it.

    3 votes
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  19. Camera Locations for phone

    Make it where we can move the box containing the view of us to the left side of the top. (Mobile Version)

    1 vote
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  20. Delete/clear calls

    Delete/clear call history

    10 votes
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