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To help us build the best version of Skype ever, we have partnered with UserVoice, a third-party service, to create this site to hear your ideas so we can improve your Skype experience.

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  1. 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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  2. 6 votes
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  3. 1 vote
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  4. 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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  5. Change tech ID name

    I am divorced with a name change and cannot change the techID name it is still listed as his name. I should be able to request a new ID

    6 votes
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Duplicate Profile

    I had a Skype username prior to MS acquiring it, how can I merge and maintain my contact list/credit? People cant find me using email. They need my Skype username, which they will not have, they will only have my email. Then I'm forced to maintain 2 separate accounts...not very smart

    2 votes
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  11. Change Skype Name

    The ability to change the profile name would be helpful instead of creating a new account.

    Sometimes people can outgrow Skype names.

    7 votes
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  12. 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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  13. 8 votes
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  14. Primary email designation

    It would be helpful to add an email address and designate it as primary with a check mark or a primary and secondary field. Instead of logging out, clearing history, etc. Just add email address and select as primary. Delete email address would be helpful as well.

    2 votes
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  15. Custom Skype Name

    Let user create skype name (skype id) by their choice.

    15 votes
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  16. Change "Skype name" to be labeled "Account Id" and "name" to "display name/ user name" to eliminate confusion

    Current labels within the profile are very confusing to the end user and should be changed to clarify what labels are internal tags and which ones are used for searching for users on the platform

    2 votes
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  17. Changing the skype name

    Instead of alphanumerical, let’s be able to change our skype name to what we want

    11 votes
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  18. 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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  19. How to have 3 different Skype names to use on my 3 devices

    Why oh why we can't have Skype names like we had before Microsoft took it over to have a Skype username used to so good as friends knew which one of my 3 devices i was on and so it was easy now it has been profile same name on all 3 of my devices used to be so easy now complicated and a very frustraighting

    2 votes
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  20. We need option , supported to change skype name ?

    We need option , supported to change skype name ?

    4 votes
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