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  1. 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.

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  2. 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)

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  3. caption history

    Captioning is great ... but only 4 lines in the main window is a bit low. Using the captions history is great , could we get the history window displayed by default instead of having to turn it on every time ?

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  4. Apple iPads have limited options

    Apple iPads do not have separate microphone settings for Bluetooth also it does not have auto answer call option which is dumb

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  5. Annoying Skype Call Theme Song

    Can we please, please get an updated version of the Skype call theme or have the option to change it to something else? It is incredibly stressful every time I hear it. Even when I'm expecting a call, the song starts so abruptly and harsh that it makes my insides jump (in a bad way). This just adds a subconscious negative connotation with Skype calling. I know it's been the song for a long time and it's iconic for Skype, but I'm sure that someone could create a softer version that doesn't start so abruptly, or at least add an…

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  6. Mute Microphone from keyboard

    Previously, I could use spacebar to mute my microphone on skype, I can't do that anymore. Can you please bring that back?

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  7. ik begrijp het niet ik zie mijn foto alles op mijn laptop .maar ik kom niet binnen skapy

    ik maakte altijd in een korte tijd skape aan .nu brobeer i het ik heb een acound .ik zie mijn foto .ik kom er niet in .ik heb windos 10 .ik doe het op mijn telefoon en gelijk lukt het .

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  8. Make a compatibility Patch for Sennheiser HANDMIC DIGITAL to use it on IPhone / IPad

    My Sennheiser HANDMIC DIGITAL won´t work with Skype. I use Skype for Interviews and it would be really handy to use that micro for it.

    I already did a request on the Microsoft Community and I also wrote my issue to Sennheiser.

    This Idea Post lays back on this Tread:

    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/skype/forum/all/sennheiser-handmic-digital-on-iphone-ipad/e4fb7b4c-d2d1-4425-9189-9154cc034dcc

    Thanks!

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  9. I would like to have the option to turn off the voice translation.

    I would like to have the option to turn off the voice translation. I don't always want to hear the mechanical voice trying to translate what my contact is saying. i like the auto-text translation. but the voice should not be automatic.

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  10. Use of Keyboard whilst making a call

    I want to be able to use the keyboard whilst making a call. This is so I can respond to automated questions by entering the required number or hash key or any other key

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  11. How do I turn my answering machine off? I can't find this option anywhere if there is one to turn it off.

    How do I turn it off so people can't leave messages on my Skype when they call me?

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  12. Верните русские субтитры при разговорах на английском языке

    Пропали субтитры при разговоре на англ.языке , которые автоматом переводили англ.речь ! Верните это обратно ! Зачем придумывать какой-то навороченный перевод с запросом , когда можно оставить старые добрые субтитры

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  13. Using Skype as a 3rd party for our e-mental health platform

    We have a e-mental health video counseling platforms for all immigrants to get connected with counselors in their home country. I would like to know if is there any opportunity for us using Skype video calling infrastructure in our platform without the need for users to have Skype app and id?

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  14. can we have mirror image

    mirror image would be a great move.

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  15. Add filter to block voice from people in the same room, to avoid having to hear them twice (once live and a 2ndtime, microseconds later)

    When in call with multiple people, including some in the same room, it is very disturbing to hear the local ones twice: once as they speak and a 2nd time microseconds later ad their voice comes in the headphones. I wish there was a way to filter them out.

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  16. Bring a way to turn on or off the flashlight using camera for video calls

    While We're dark places it's really hard to make a video call so that other people can see our face so we want a feature that can treat owner of a flashlight off mobile phone of selfie camera

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  17. Hidding the buttons during a videocall

    Sometimes when you are giving a lecture, the buttons of the videocall on the screen at the bottom, are over the lecture and doesn't let my students read the lessons.

    it should be helpful to have an option where you could hide the buttons of the chat during a videocall

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  18. Mute Audio Keybind

    Make a keybind for muting all the audio for skype, and maybe a keybinds section.

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  19. Keyboard shortcut for video messages

    Make a keyboard shortcut that brings people to the video message screen. Something like Ctrl + Shift + V. That isn't being used for anything.

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  20. Ring on additional device

    Ring on additional device is missing on latest version of skype please implement this feature.

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