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  1. Add Join Dates To Skype (account creation date)

    Join dates of yourself and others on profile

    3 votes
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  2. 3 votes
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  3. Would you help us to change our skype ID into our nickname, I am using my Original Name as Display name

    I want to change my skype ID using my nickname. Im using my original name as my display name so that, it could be easy to find by anyone. But my concern is i could not change my skype ID. I wanted to put my nickname as my Skype ID. You know,

    3 votes
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  4. Since Skype has already feature for money transfer, it should have ability to transfer fund between Skype and Paypal.

    If I have xtra Skype credit, I should be able to transfer it to my link Paypal account and vice versa. It will maximize the ability of fund management for Skype users.

    3 votes
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  5. 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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  6. Profile - Save custom status

    When working, in addition to the suggested status message usually we need custom messages for day to day use. I think we should be able to save them and use quickly. Or in case that's not user friendly will be great if we can edit the suggested and after closing the status the should be saved as they were edited.
    Doesn't make sense to edit them each time we change the status.

    Thanks.

    3 votes
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  7. Sign in Feature

    Hello,

    I am enjoying skype messaging and calling features.

    But there is some feature which is quite irritating some time doing the same thing again and again.


    1. It will ask you about your profile every time when you log in.


    2. Remember me function should not be like that. currently, if I click on Yes while logging out. then next time it will not ask me for the password.


    In my opinion, only a skype id should be remembered as it is a desktop application and anyone can access it in the absence of you.

    Thanks

    3 votes
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  8. Set default location when working remote

    I sometimes work from my company's HQ, and sometimes from my own home, via Remote Desktop.

    One feature of Skype that I really like is that I can set my Location, and it automatically changes when I'm working at HQ. However, when working remotely, it doesn't remember my location.

    It'd be nice if I could also set my remote location and have it switch to that automatically, but if not, I'd like to be able to set a Default location that gets displayed when I'm not working from HQ. (Basically, if I'm not working from HQ, I'm working from home.)

    3 votes
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  9. Forget Sign In Details

    Can we get the forget sign in details feature back? With the "don't remember my account on this computer" feature, I have to go through the entire process of resetting all my settings whenever I log back in. It's a hassle.

    3 votes
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  10. 2 votes
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  11. Changing shown name (not username)

    I don't want to change my username, only my shown name. I have completely different name on my MS account and Hotmail. It is just few lines of code. Why is this so hard for your programmers? It is known issue for years now.

    2 votes
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  12. 2 votes
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  13. 2 votes
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  14. LIVE NAME IS JUST SOME RANDOM NUMBERS AND LETTERS AUTOMATICALLY CHOSEN BY SKYPE

    When we create a Skype account there is no option to choose a username. You can only insert you e-mail. And then your live name just appears as random numbers and letters. This is very annoying. No one would want his live name to be anything but a name that he chooses. Not just some random numbers and letters. I hope you could fix this as soon as possible. Thank you

    2 votes
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  15. 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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  16. Moving image/.gif for Profile picture

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

    2 votes
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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 2 votes
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  20. 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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