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  1. Pouvoir créer son propre statut (ex : en formation)

    Pouvoir créer son propre statut (ex : en formation)

    1 vote
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  2. Share profile

    Since you cannot have a Skype name anymore, there should be a link to share your profile with other people so they can find you directly through that specific link.

    2 votes
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  3. 4 votes
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  4. 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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  5. Moving image/.gif for Profile picture

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

    1 vote
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  6. Skype Name Change

    I have created a skype account a very long time ago and i used an informal skype name that i right now don't like, i would suggest there should be added such an option for changing the skype name. i feel uncomfortable using that skype name in my resume and cv, kindly add such feature so that one like me can change the skype name. Thankyou

    13 votes
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  7. Skype Name

    Ad an edit for the Skype name because I've left it since I realized that I Couldn't change my Skype name it's an embarrassing..

    6 votes
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  8. credit 0.00 showing on my skype a/c next to my name

    This is a problem which has not been resolved, although I have contacted the agent. I do not use skype for phone purposes, so do not understand why this 0.00 has started to appear next to my name? It appeared following a recent update. I want it removed but do NOT know how to rectify this problem.

    2 votes
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  9. Sanskrit

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

    1 vote
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  10. hi,please have the option of letting me change my skype name

    please have the option of changing my skype name

    10 votes
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  11. Merging Skype accounts

    It is essential to be able to merge Skype accounts AND to be able to change a Skype name. Two accounts with the same Skype name could be merge automatically after security questions.

    7 votes
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  12. Change Skype name

    Allow me to change my weird allocated algorithm to which I did not consent to a personalised, normal Skype name where my friends can find me easily.

    7 votes
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  13. 11 votes
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  14. adding photo to profile using camera

    Can I take photo using laptop's camera to add one to my profile ? It's easier rather diggin' up archives. Thanks.

    2 votes
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  15. Add Join Dates To Skype (account creation date)

    Join dates of yourself and others on profile

    3 votes
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  16. Skype Name

    Hello Skype.

    There needs to be an option to change the Skype Name as if you have logged into Skype through email or phone for 1st time, it gives you a very weird Skype Name which you cant share with anyone considering the size and Non User Friendly Name.

    28 votes
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  17. emotional picture

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

    1 vote
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  18. have a choice to have usernames and make skype easy to use for older people and young people

    can you bring back skype usernames be cause i have family who use it a lot and its hard to add people on skype and can you make it where i can use skype and add people on skype and i got fired from my job please make it more easy for poeple like me

    4 votes
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  19. 3 votes
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  20. Update the Skype Name at least through Microsoft Support

    I have created the Skype Name a long time ago using my First Name and Last Name. It has changed through the years and I would like to change my Skype Name too because it confusing for the people that I communicate with but unfortunately, I do not have the opportunity to do this in any way even though Skype Support. I provide my case number 1487069621

    4 votes
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