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  1. 2 votes
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  2. 1 vote
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  3. 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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  4. Landline as caller id

    I’m wanting to use Skype to make work calls when out of the office, and for my iD to show up as our landline number. The trouble is I can’t register the number as Skype requests a txt confirmation, and with different numbers or it showing as blocked my clients won’t answer my calls

    5 votes
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  5. 12 votes
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  6. 1 vote
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  7. User those not using site more then a week can be blocked.

    User those who are not visiting Skype within a set timeline like a week or month can be blocked can get a single reminder after then permanently blocked and there I'd will be totally wash no more display or searchable.

    4 votes
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  8. Skype Name must be changeable.

    We should be able to select and change our own user names instead of the mixed-numbered id. People find us faster with our usernames and it's awful to see these ugly id numbers.

    9 votes
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  9. aldesquintero@outlook.com

    Good Evenings, I can suggest that Skype allow its users to change the ID of their accounts, for example in my case on all social networks I have a habit of putting Aldes Quintero or AldesQuintero as username without space, then in skype above for no understand the microsoft exchangue interface service in outlook and what I hize was to delete my account thinking it was outlook, such as it was problems with the browser and as I thought it was outlook create another outlook account using aldesquintero as name but in s kype appeared aldesquintero_2 and I am not…

    1 vote
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  10. Open the option to Choose A USERNAME please..

    Allow to choose a username while creating a fresh account. Now I cannot do anything, just a username like live:::bla blah This is NOT good

    16 votes
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  11. 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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  12. 1 vote
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  13. 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.

    8 votes
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  14. Be able to change skype name

    We must be able to edit our skype name.

    8 votes
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  15. 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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  16. i want to be able to create my own unique username in skype

    I want to ability to change my username in skype to my own unique username of my choice.

    27 votes
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  17. Let us edit usernames or get rid of them altogether

    Everyone wants this. No one wants the randomly generated jargon username that is now the only option on opening a new account.

    Either that or just get rid of usernames alltogether - we are forced to link skype to an email or create a microsoft email, thats the login. We can change the display name. Thats all we need. Its a legacy thing just get rid of it

    11 votes
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  18. 1 vote
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  19. Let us delete our skype accounts

    PROVIDE AN OPTION TO DELETE OUR ACCOUNT. LET US DECIDE WHAT WE WANT TO DO WITH OUR OWN INFORMATION!!!!!!

    4 votes
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  20. Changing Skype Name

    I need to change Skype Name. Please help me out for this. At least through your customer support team by collecting proper reason.

    15 votes
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