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  1. Ability to choose "Skype Chat Name"

    I am new to Skype and have not been able to choose what People know me by over Skype rather than the one given to me by Skype

    2 votes
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  2. Allow us to make a change in Skype’s name!

    Able to change Skype name & email address under update Personal information/profile Or the account setting.

    Thanks,
    HK

    3 votes
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  3. Live Name ID!

    Why we cannot change the live ID. That is not good. Pls fix

    3 votes
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  4. Нужны права АДМИНИСТРАТОРА для создавшего групповой чат.

    Безобразия в приложении, меня может отключить любой участник группы! Решайте скорее эту проблему!!!

    4 votes
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  5. profile

    I hope Skype will add 'story' just like the messenger and Instagram. So that for those students who are less expressive and shy, they can be confident by sharing things by posting. Students who studied online will not feel bored. Just saying

    2 votes
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  6. More status options!

    Add more status options like in the old days.

    The statuses would be:
    Online (of course)
    Do Not Disturb
    Away
    Busy
    Invisible! I think it gives people a lot more options to express what they're doing. :D

    3 votes
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  7. How can set my email id as my Skype Id?

    Hello,

    Now my Skype id is: live:.cid.249ebb3802exxxxxx . how can i set my email id as my Skype id ? it will be very easy for my friends and co-workers to add me in their Skype contact list by email.

    2 votes
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  8. SKYPE NAME "live:.alphanumericals"

    Please let us edit our Skype Names. The current format is complicated to be sharing to others especially for interviews.

    3 votes
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  9. il serait bien de pouvoir changer de pseudo skype

    cela fait plus de 10 ans que j'ai le pseudo skype de mon ex et que je ne sais toujours pas le changer.Ca serait bien de pouvoir modifier ce pseudo.

    2 votes
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  10. Make an edit button to change your skype name for those who have live: before their user or in general an edit button to change your user

    For those of you that are annoyed by your weird user with the live: thing in front of it or for those who don't like their user anymore, you can finally change it.

    3 votes
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  11. 4 votes
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  12. We need option , supported to change skype name ?

    We need option , supported to change skype name ?

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  13. 3 votes
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  14. Change other people's profile picture on Skype (only you can see)

    Some people on skype's profiles are hard to tell apart or something so it would be nice to be able to change other's profiles but only you can see it. Changing them can also help you remember who is who.

    4 votes
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  15. Don’t show birthday option. Kills me interviewing because I’m too old

    Give me an option to not show my birth. It’s a detriment on some interviews. I’m old some don’t want to hire they legally can’t discriminate but if it in view it can hurt. I did try to clear it several times and save but it still shows

    2 votes
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  16. 1 vote
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  17. Contact requests

    Please bring back the About section where users tell a bit about themselves.

    3 votes
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  18. Why Can't I CALL my girlfriend in Tunisia, N.Africa

    WHY CAN'T I CALL MY GIRLFRIEND IN TUNISIA, N. AFRICA? YOU HAVE SOUTH AFRICA?

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  19. Why Can't I CALL my girlfriend in Tunisia, N.Africa

    WHY CAN'T I CALL MY GIRLFRIEND IN TUNISIA, N. AFRICA? YOU HAVE SOUTH AFRICA?

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  20. complaint

    I had 2 subscription - skype number and 300 min Aust landline. But on my dashboard it shows only as 1 subscription. Due to this i lost a 2 month subscription fees due to error in the system. I would like to get a refund on that 2 month subcrption.

    2 votes
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