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  1. Basic ability to rotate a profile picture.

    Why can I not rotate my profile picture? No matter how it has been saved and then uploaded, it always requires rotating to the right - even when my picture is upside down! This is not very professional when you are trying to create the right image in an interview.

    1 vote
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  2. Паша Килячин

    Здравствуйте!!!!!!!!!! Я прошу, смените, пожалуйста, логин в Skype: live:.cid.fe4526bd457bbd8b на z89119527803, и верните возможность самому выбирать логин Skype при регистрации аккаунта. Буду ждать Вашего ответа!!!!!!!!!!!!

    2 votes
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  3. GAME DETECT

    skype can detect if you are playing a game and it will show up as your status, for example, Playing: ROBLOX

    2 votes
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  4. 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

    1 vote
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  5. Save a mood

    On the share what you are up to we would like to save any custom items we created, for example:
    Create a mood using the emoji (mp) and text On a call, then add it to the suggested list

    2 votes
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  6. now playing status

    The ability to show what music I'm playing on macOS.

    2 votes
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  7. 2 votes
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  8. Add current time and timezone

    I'd like to show local time of user in my contact list. I am attaching screenshot - https://prnt.sc/qzncde .
    You can easy understand what I'd like to say. It's so simple and you can add it in skype. It's small feature but It's help a lot. I have to check client's time on google each time.

    One more if you can do. On click client's time, it show differences of both time and if we want to calculate then give there calendar with time to easy calculate time difference.

    4 votes
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  9. Indicate Caller's number

    When receiving a call from a contact that has multiple numbers, show what number they called from.

    There have been a few times that I just miss answering a call and have no idea which of two or more numbers my contact called from.

    1 vote
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  10. 1 vote
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  11. GIF WITH PROFILE

    SHOW GIF WITH PROFILE WHEN ONLINE

    2 votes
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  12. Profile name or username

    I've encountered a problem that requires your help. I am Asif Iqbal. At present, I am freelancing in graphics design alongside education. In the workplace, I have to communicate with domestic and foreign clients. That's why I chose Microsoft Skype as a mode of communication. I use the convenience of my self-banding (asifuix) so clients can easily find me! However I cannot change my Skype name (live: .cid.e309485a45ea9105). I need a username to match my own banding. I hope you give the right solution and cooperation.

    2 votes
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  13. Ability to insert a picture to a Skype account.

    It would be great if we could insert a picture for easier identification of skype accounts.

    4 votes
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  14. How to hide on group call

    Put an option to hide our presence from group calls when we are already in the call

    1 vote
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  15. After typing my name+PW, I can't access my directory/messaging.I found a soln thru web.skype. Pls add this function to profile for easy acc.

    After typing my name+PW, I can't access my directory/messaging.I found a soln thru web.skype. Pls add this function to profile for easy access

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  16. Make profile picture visible to certain contacts

    Allow multiple pfp's, picking different ones for certain contacts to see.

    3 votes
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  17. it will be very nice if you can see if they were online even if they didint open skype

    it will be very nice if you can see if they were online even if they didint open skype

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  18. CID Skype Name is confusing and unprofessional

    The change to for new accounts to use an auto-generated skype id similar to: "cid.5r789ghi979hf79" is a terrible decision.

    This name displays when you search for a user and looks unprofessional next to older account names that are readable and memorable. If Skype wish to force people to use e-mail address only then at least hide this string from view and communicate this to users.

    11 votes
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  19. Get to pick quotes

    Like when u don’t have quotes it says when u were online
    So in that part they should put a selection of quotes to pick from. There should be at least a 100
    E.g quote: ‘diamonds aren’t a girls best friend, it’s the friends that are diamonds’

    1 vote
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  20. Request to Add more available Status

    Request to Add more available Status

    Require few more status like Away or Be right back

    51 votes
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    Over the past few months you were asking us to improve Skype statuses. We have heard your feedback loud and clear and we plan to make status messages an integral part of your presence. Check out the link below for more details. I’ll post an update when it’s available.

    - Petr

    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/skype/forum/skype_featurems/bringing-you-more-control-over-your-skype-status/fd40b538-9f61-4972-bf70-05af53316626?page=15

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