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  1. Change Skype Name

    I want to be able to change my Skype Name to something more "memorable" than a bunch of letters and numbers, like it was possible before. I think not allowing to do that is not a smart strategy from Microsoft, given the huge amount of available services nowadays. People is choosing the easiest and quickest way to communicate, and personally, I'm not gonna use this live:.cid.61ed1c3e0a515403 "nickname" to give it to anyone, so I'll use Google Meets, Zoom or whatever instead.

    1 vote

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  2. The user can schedule online and offline.

    The user can schedule online and offline as per weekdays and weekend so that user can manage his/her availability.

    1 vote

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  3. Hey there, my stage name is "Jackson Hole Rose" & I really would like my Skype name to change to this. RosecLLc does not fit me any longer.

    Can you please change this? Use me as a test perhaps! I am a syndicated radio host & changing the username to JacksonHoleRose will be important for me to include Skype in my social channels. You can find me all over social media as JacksonHoleRose - your platform is the only one that won't let me change. If you aren't able to change it, I won't be using it. Thanks!

    1 vote

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  4. Trans accessibility: "Skype Name" change

    Old Skype accounts let you pick your "Skype Name", though new ones generate a random code instead. People who are grandfathered in may be stuck with something legible though that they may not want.

    As an example, I made mine as a kid using my name. It turned out that I am trans and that name is now loaded with baggage I shouldn't have to be exposed to. Unfortunately, it's impossible to change or remove from the Microsoft Account that it is now connected to. It looks like the only way to be rid of it is to abandon the…

    4 votes

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  5. Allow participants to rename themselves during a meeting

    everyone should be able to change their names for that meeting

    1 vote

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  6. Please Add a NOTES on your Category so we can save some iportant details with that person whenever we talk to them or use skype.

    Kindly Add a notes in Category or in whatever section, we can use that Important Notes Especially when talking to someone.

    1 vote

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  7. Please add an option to remove only birth year from skype.

    Please add an option to remove only birth year from skype.

    1 vote

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  8. Share profile not working

    Share profile is not working, it stays on a loading loop. Already tried on different devices and operating systems.

    2 votes

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  9. Skype wrong name from when I started my account

    my skype name is wrong from when I first started how to change it back

    3 votes

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  10. Personalized Skype Name

    Hello, Please provide the old feature of yours to change Skype Name i.e; Personalized Skype Name

    5 votes

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  11. User Name change

    I need to change my Skype username, it has the last name from my abusive ex husband and it's upsetting. I'm told not even the supervisor could change it. I do Not want to make a new account, just change the username. Please.

    5 votes

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  12. Hide birth date feature

    Need an option or a feature to hide birth date from all contacts.

    2 votes

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  13. Allow search emoji option when updating status

    Actually, I like updating my status every day or so, but I'm very sad to not find any search option while updating status.. I request you to look over my idea and work on it..

    1 vote

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  14. 2 votes

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  15. How to get Spotify Premium free unlimited

    One of the most preferred applications, regarding its musical content is Spotify Premium. Despite the existence of other applications with powerful streaming capabilities, this one is cutting edge and constantly offers new updates on https://techtodown.com/spotify-premium-apk/.

    However, many users cannot access the paid services of this platform. For this reason, they look for other alternatives, such as the ones we present below. In fact, by getting the Premium version for free, every user will have their favorite song.

    Downloading any application requires certain guidelines to achieve a correct and smooth installation. Such is the case of this service, which requires…

    1 vote

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  16. Facial enhancements

    Additional features with make-up, lighting, perhaps the automatic adjustment of lighting settings when on camera

    1 vote

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  17. Change Status from Taskbar Preview

    In previous versions of Skype, you could change your status by pressing buttons on the preview popup from the Taskbar (hovering over the Skype icon in the taskbar on Windows.) I'm not really sure why this was removed, since it was a useful feature that allowed you to update your status quickly. Please return this feature

    2 votes

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  18. Skype should be more popular and featured online meeting/ video call in the world

    i use skype because it is a easy and good platform and if more features add this is the best and popular meeting or video calls in the world but skype show recommend by giving advertisement i would suggest to skype to look in to it

    3 votes

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  19. Skype should be more popular and featured online meeting/ video call in the world

    i use skype because it is a easy and good platform and if more features add this is the best and popular meeting or video calls in the world but skype show recommend by giving advertisement i would suggest to skype to look in to it

    2 votes

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  20. Skype Name

    Make it so you can change you skype name. because mine is outdated and i need to change it

    8 votes

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