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  1. we need for sure block any muber 918 to many phone form this numers 10 time day

    How Block nr 918 hi coll many time but hi change last number soe we need block any 918 ??

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  2. 4 votes
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  3. enable the editing of number others can find me by on skype

    enable the editing of number others can find me by on skype it's located in the privacy sector to be enabled or disabled but not edit for some reason?

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  4. SHOW THAT YOU OR BUSY OR IN A CALL OR YOU DONT WANT TO BE DISCRUB OR YOU WANT PRIVACY

    SHOW THAT YOU OR BUSY OR YOU IN A CALL OR YOU DONT WANT TO BE DISCRUB OR YOU WANT PRIVACY

    4 votes
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  5. Status

    I try to keep my status on invisible, but Skype resets me all the time to "available" That sort of defeats the purpose of asking if I want to remain invisible.

    9 votes
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  6. Confused, thank you!

    I was in China used free vpn to get contact with skype support and accepted remote controll, but the stuff wrote dev.microsoft.com afterwards. I do not know if there were any corelation - later, hacker came into my computer via microsoft acount, i could not call for those service I payed, later, I could not call to skype contacts, later my skype was locked, I could not logg in.
    I found also skype translator was in my contacts and Boot support also in my skype-none of them were verified by microsoft, I do not know how these happened.
    and all…

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  7. Add GROUP to Black list

    Ability to HIDE forever some groups or add them to black list as contacts

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  8. Add possibility to hide "live:..." Skype name

    Showing email in skype name is not very securely.

    2 votes
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  9. Developer

    Please add toll for connecting security team direct chat and solve account related problem directly connecting with person.

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  10. Add option for group creator to delete other people's messages

    Please add the option for group creators / admins to delete other people's messages. A lot of people post spam links in group chats and there is no way to delete them, even though I am the group owner!

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  11. Ads are Curtailing Privacy

    Please remove the advertisements from Skype

    2 votes
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  12. 2 votes
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  13. 2 votes
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  14. hide last time online

    Ability to hide your last time online.

    4 votes
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  15. I would like the calls and message to not show up on my phone bill. I’m not comfortable with others knowing who I call within the bill.

    I wish that skype would just be listed on their own app history rather than going onto my phone bill. I’m in a family plan and it’s uncomfortable for others to see the exact numbers I’ve called. Rather than having free calls show up on the bill, I would rather have it stay onto the history option in the app.

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  16. When I delete a contact, REALLY delete them from everywhere

    When we delete a contact, it must be deleted from 10 locations. Can't you just remove them permanently from everywhere? Privacy > View list, Right click and delete... Search history, Recommendation... The deleted contacts appear everywhere. EVEN IN CHAT EXPORT. I want some privacy here. I want to delete them from EVERYWHERE. Thank you!

    3 votes
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  17. sctive session

    please add " active session " to be able to log out from all or some devices(mobile and desktop). As a security and privacy feature its essential

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  18. Deleting Messages From People Not in Your Contact List

    How do we delete messages from people we do not know nor want to be contacted by. The messages from them remain and we should be able to delete them.

    2 votes
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  19. Please enable Skype uninstall. Thank you.

    Skype is ancient tech eating my battery/power and electricity user is paying for.
    It also slows down the system (look at cumulative CPU utilization for the Skype user does NOT even open first time yet).
    Thus MUST be able to uninstall or at least disable Skype.
    You were cool in 199x with IE4,IE5. Your time is over. Sorry.

    2 votes
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  20. 1 vote
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