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  1. about my profile

    Others cannot find my skype profiile when i give them my skype name and i wonder what's the problem

    1 vote
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  2. change skype name

    Add the ability to change Skype Name.

    I was given a Skype Name based on an old Hotmail address that I no longer use, despite not logging in with it.

    And now, I find that there's no way to change it; I can imagine I'm not the only one who would get annoyed by this.

    10 votes
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  3. 1 vote
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  4. Skype Creation date

    Can you please add information for when the skype account was created month day and year would really appreciate it
    Snapchat has that feature please make it available for Skype very soon

    2 votes
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  5. Birthday Reminders

    Hi,
    Please bring back birthday reminders which used to be there on Skype 7 and shown on the specific contact that has a birthday listed in the profile, I have not seen any reminders at all since I changed to Skype 8 long ago now.
    Please also make sure these reminders are also shown via iPhone/Android too.
    Thanks!
    PS. I see below that Petr at Skype says that the reminders are back already but I saw nothing and a friend had a birthday 3 days ago and nothing shown up in Skype on Windows nor iPhone at all and I…

    5 votes
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  6. Здравствуйте . Предлагаю вернуть функцию "сменить аватар "и здесь же сделать новое фото - как это было раньше . Было очень удобно . СПАСИБО

    Здравствуйте . Предлагаю вернуть функцию "сменить аватар "и здесь же сделать новое фото - как это было раньше . Было очень удобно . СПАСИБО

    1 vote
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  7. Remember most used settings on new devices/logins

    When I install on a new devices, all settings, especially notification settings are set to defaults, and I need to change them every time to what I normally have.

    2 votes
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  8. Display Email When Edit Contact

    Display contact email also while editing or viewing any contact.
    I have many many conversations and skype name can be different than my sheet.
    I phase much problem to find the user of skype in my sheet as some contacts added by their email address and I can not check existing contact's email address.

    1 vote
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  9. Change Usernames? (change the name others use to add you)

    Please add a feature that allows us to change our username! Yes we can change our display name, but some people have their lastnames in their usernames, and we wanna change them! Thanks!

    20 votes
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  10. Ability to change Skype login name (not display name)

    I understand that Skype does not allow me to change my Skype name, but considering my account is a decade old, I now find that the account name I have chosen to be offensive and does not reflect what I personally represent. Even though it might not be visible to contacts, it upsets me when I have to use my Skype name to log in.

    And also, now that Microsoft has acquired Skype, my Skype is linked to my Microsoft account so I won't be able to delete my Skype account and start a new one without deleting the associated…

    15 votes
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  11. Change skype ID "live:f65ac7a2e0fea5fd:"

    Change skype ID "live:f65ac7a2e0fea5fd:"

    9 votes
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  12. Allowing users to change their Skype Name atleast once or twice.

    Hello Skype team. How you doing! I really want you to Think about allowing users to change their Skype Name atleast once or twice. Because what if we create an account with a crazy funky Skype name and now we wanna change it to be more decent and formal. You know, for the formal calls and interview calls sake. Please let us know if we are privileged to have this feature!? Peace.! Have a great day.

    8 votes
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  13. qr

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

    4 votes
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  14. 8 votes
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  15. 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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  16. privacy for profile

    privacy settings for profile, instead of making whole profile visible to contacts. Poor profile display.

    2 votes
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  17. 7 votes
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  18. 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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  19. 8 votes
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  20. 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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