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  1. Improve Skype Audio

    Please add the option to use stereo audio in Skype calls. Currently they are in mono, and this is extremely annoying when playing stereo audio files or games that use stereo sound.

    Please also add the ability to disable all audio processing and sned the unmodified audio from your recording device. I have a very high quality microphone, but the audio processing makes it sound worse.

    17 votes
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  2. Adjustable video quality

    I have limited internet on my wifi connection and so need to reduce the video quality of my call for my android phone. If there is already an option, I'd suggest making it easily accessible as it's virtually nowhere to be found.

    17 votes
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  3. please return click to call

    please return click to call. really useful feature for a lot of people

    17 votes
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  4. Please add the option to mute incoming ringer

    Please add the option to mute incoming call ringer (ringing on secondary audio selected) when status is selected to "Do Not Disturb". This was how Skype use to work, ver 7 and earlier. For now I have to either make sure to totally must my computer, (all audio devices), or shutdown Skype/Quit Skype to not be disturbed by incoming calls.

    17 votes
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  5. 17 votes
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  6. The ability to choose WHICH contacts' calls are answered automatically.

    In addition to choosing to let and video starting automatically when a contact calls you; Let us only choose certain contacts that are able to have their call answered automatically. Give us more control, please.

    17 votes
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  7. please let me know when call history is back

    call history - the list of calls received by skype is missing in current versions so i am holding on windows v7 until it returns. the feature is missing in the android app as well even though you get a push notification, when you tap on it it returns you to nothing so you have no record of what number called you or any ability to return the call. thanks.

    17 votes
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  8. Integrate Stereo Audio

    Skype should integrate Stereo Audio for musicians / creatives looking to collaborate and add depth to the conversation using stereo microphones / direct audio ins. Zoom voice call currently supports this and I think it would be a revolutionary addition for many collaborating creatives such as myself who give lessons and consultation over Skype.

    17 votes
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  9. Audio share on android tablet

    I want to audio share on my Android tablet called Samsung Galaxy Tab a 8.0 while I'm screen sharing because I can't audio share what's on my screen through Skype on my mobile device

    16 votes
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  10. Allow customers to choose their own ring tone...I can't stand the sound of a Skype call coming in...it's annoying.

    Allow customers to choose their own ring tone...I can't stand the sound of a Skype call coming in...it's annoying

    16 votes
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  11. Audio

    Please bring back the 4th button in the video chat frame which controls the volume of just the other person's voice, not the devices volume.

    16 votes
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  12. 16 votes
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  13. remove from call

    At the moment we have to do schooling via skype. (BTW thanks for opportunity!) But it happend that someone of our pupils removes other participants from the call. Is there any option to cancel this option for all the participants? Maybe it could do the admin only? And the same for "Mute someone"
    That would be very helpful dor us now. Thanks

    15 votes
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  14. How can I stop other participant to remove me from the group call . The app should block this feature to mute or remove other participant.

    The aap should block thjs featurs or give the name of the culprit who is removing continuously the other participant. And only the host of tghe group should have that authority. And I think the aap dont have any concern abkut their aap users

    15 votes
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  15. Removal from audio or video call in a group by another participant

    When a participant is removed by another participant from an ongoing audio or video call in a group, he/she should be informed by whom he/she is removed.

    15 votes
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  16. Displaying name who removes or mutes participants

    I always get muted or removed by another participant on group call so i would like u to display the name of the person who does these

    15 votes
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  17. 15 votes
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  18. Allow for “ringtone” change

    Please allow us to change our Skype “ringtone” to something of our choosing. Let us make changes to what ringtone we want our contacts to have. I have missed numerous calls because I didn’t identify the sound. It isn’t distinct. It does not matter how loud my volume is; I can’t hear the Skype call. I like using classic ringtones and music as ringtones because it’s attention-grabbing and I can assign a specific ringtone to each of my contacts so i am able to identify who is calling without having to look at he phone screen.

    15 votes
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  19. split screen optional for video recordings.

    Please make split screening optional for video recordings. I understand this feature is not available at present.

    15 votes
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  20. Add "Mirror Image" to Webcam Settings

    When used with Microsoft's own LifeCam HD-3000, Skype presents a mirror image! Makes it awkward when showing printed material to another party. Please add "flip left-right" option to Skype "Webcam Settings". And please consider adding other image rotation and reflection options: may be useful to those who mount the camera sideways or upside-down.

    15 votes
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