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  1. Automatic availability

    I love the feature that you can change your availability (active, away, do not disturb, invisible) but once you change it, you can not reset it so that it automatically updates your availability. I believe this feature should be installed for both easy use of the app, and the fact that this is almost a bug or glitch already, so the installation of this feature will most definitely fix that bug.

    2 votes
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  2. please add this feature that after blocking someone our profile picture not show that person

    please add this feature that after blocking someone our profile picture not show that person

    1 vote
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  3. Moving image/.gif for Profile picture

    Moving image/.gif for Profile picture
    so it will be cooler

    1 vote
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  4. 7 votes
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  5. 6 votes
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  6. Sanskrit

    Please translate your interface in Sanskrit also, it will be great.

    1 vote
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  7. Skype automatically change avatar every day

    Hello Skype team, I want to contribute 1 idea for avatar image. Could user able to choose list of avatars one time. After that, skype automatically choose from list again and show random 1 different avatar imgage from this list every day. Hope my ideas come true. Thank you so much.

    6 votes
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  8. add pronouns to Skype

    Have an option to add pronouns to Skype so when chatting with someone or on a conference call- your preferred pronouns are displayed

    3 votes
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  9. 2 votes
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  10. qr

    Please add a QR Code "Add me to SKYPE" button like all SNS platforms.

    4 votes
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  11. emotional picture

    i like to able to upload emotional picture in my profile .

    1 vote
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  12. Can you put more details on the view profile like we had on older versions please

    In older versions of Skye we could get more details about them the view profile doesn't give useful details about the person now bring the view profile back as it use to be

    6 votes
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  13. Hiding Profile

    You should be able to hide your profile so no one can see instead of having to close and delete account. I just want to take a break not start all over.

    5 votes
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  14. 1 vote
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  15. Stop asking to verify phone number

    Please stop asking me to verify my phone number . The reason for Skype is to keep communication safe and I don’t ever want to link my phone number with Skype . Please provide an option to disable the verify your number option forever . Thank you!

    6 votes
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  16. Profile Status with the same account

    Hi
    Return separate status on the same account.
    I have Skype on my laptop and on my phone. I was able to pick different profile status on each but now after the most recent update a few days ago now if I put online both of my skype goes online. I am using the same account and I was before but before I was able to have 2 different statues but now no.
    I really think its important to have two different statues especially on the phone since its 24/7 with you as a person.
    Thanks

    2 votes
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  17. Please add the ability to move/crop an uploaded profile picture

    After uploading a profile picture, it would be great if the user could move/crop the picture so they can control what's seen in the circle. I've seen a few contacts who's profile picture is just of their chest and their head is cut off in the viewable area of the profile pic. circle.

    8 votes
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  18. Display both Skype Real Name and Custom Name

    Since we can easily change custom skype names, I think it is more useful to display skype real name of the user too, to avoid confusions.

    12 votes
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  19. should be able to update your email address, sometime peope change .

    should be able to change your email so skype can use an active one to upfdate

    4 votes
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    Hi! Thank you for your feedback. You can edit an email address or remove it from your profile if you no longer use it.
    1. Sign in to your account.
    2. Click your profile picture, or select Edit Profile in the Account details section at the bottom of the page.
    3. Scroll down to the Contact details section and click the Edit button on the right.
    4. Click the email address you want to change and edit or delete it, then click the green Save button at the bottom of the page.

    You can find out more here: https://support.skype.com/en/faq/FA96/how-do-i-add-or-change-my-primary-email-address-in-my-skype-profile

    Hope it helps :)

    - Petr

  20. remember log in

    I have a work and a private skype profile. Whenever I log out from one profile, i have to start typing in my other profile username and password (although i want to store the seetings on this pc system). i would much prefer an approach that is similar to google login, where it is possible to choose one or the other profile username and the only thing necessary to complete is the password...

    4 votes
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