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  1. Need to have the 100 icon

    The "100" emoji is such a thing now, it would be great if you could add it.

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  2. Change particular font color in skype chat

    Change particular font color in skype chat

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  3. More writting languages

    I'm mainly working in French with my colleagues but in English with providers. So it would be interesting to add written corrections for more than 1 language

    1 vote

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  4. Option to Disable Auto-Emojis

    As a person who hates emojis and prefers the simple emoticon appearing as text , it is frustrating that there's no option to disable my emoticons from appearing as emojis when I hit send.
    I think this feature would be easy to implement and please a lot of people who also feel the same way I do.

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  5. Labels for deleted messages

    Skype is used as a professional chat tool, so it must show labels for deleted messages unless they are seen, & also an option to recover that deleted message if required.

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  6. we need to be able to type accents in Skype when we switch to French

    it is annoying not to be able to type in French yet not be able to insert accents

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  8. Replying to a Skpye Message via Email

    Replying to a Skpye Message via Email

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  9. Default messages

    I think it would be very cool if you could add your own default message after a call is over, declined or missed.

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  10. Use Spanish punctuation in my chats.

    Although my native language is English, when I type a message in Spanish I would like to be able to use the correct question mark and exclamation at the beginning of my sentence (upside down).

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  11. SMS id verification

    Skype needs to be able to receive SMS messages and calls regarding id verification. It seems more and more this feature is being disabled with skype.

    1 vote

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  12. TEXT TEMPLATES FOR SKYPE - WHY IS THIS NOT AVAILABLE? THIS IS INSANE?

    Why is there no option for templated messages, and a drop down feature which allows me to insert a message I type again and again every day?

    This feature is not available in the worlds largest messaging platform? How can this possibly not be a feature in skype? This is INSANE?

    1 vote

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  13. Document Copy paste

    Hi!,

    please update a new feature in chatting interface, document copy & paste option. i want to copy file from my PC & paste in chat box then send.

    thanks
    Reza

    2 votes

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  14. Option to delete the chat, for both users

    Like Telegram has. You have an option to delete the chat, for both users

    2 votes

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  15. Chats automatically deleted when closing an account

    When closing a Skype Account, chats should get automatically deleted for both participants and Skype ID / Name omitted

    1 vote

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  16. Enable sending attachments (like pictures) through Skype SMS

    Currently Skype SMS doesn't allow for sending pictures to others who aren't on Skype. You can call, you can text, but for some reason you can't send or receive a picture. Please make this an option!

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  17. Turn off auto-convert of emoticons

    Please, for the love of all things holy, give us an option to turn off auto-conversion of emoticons to emojis. I just want to use my typed faces in peace without having to make a space. Please.

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  18. Introduce people option

    So, you have someone in your skype contacts. And you send a request so you can introduce them. If they agree to the request by clicking yes, you can send the introduce to people. There could be some auto sent polls between the 2 about themselves with a 3rd option: I'd rather not say. And you could send a request to both the people to see the introduce chat. The introducing would take about 5 - 10 minutes.

    2 votes

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  19. Hope you can add a pin comment on all Group Chats so we can pin any important comments. Thank you

    Hope you can add a pinned comment on all Group Chats so we can pin any important comments. Thank you

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  20. be able to change message colors for sender and receiver

    i want to be able to change the color of my messages and the person i am sending a message to.

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