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  1. If I were to make a recommendation it would be to have more devolution across the integrated Microsoft services.

    If I were to make a recommendation it would be to have more devolution across the integrated Microsoft services. So you can edit you details or close account without shutting down your entire Microsoft account.

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  2. Make chat history deleted from both sides of blocked contacts

    When blocking a contact, delete them from your search history along with the chat history from both sides

    2 votes
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  3. Please can you give your Users the options to turn off their "Last Seen"? WhatsApp has this option for their Users privacy.

    Please can you give your users the options to turn off their "Last Seen"? WhatsApp has this option for their users' privacy.

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  4. Change Skype Name

    I created my Skype name long ago which includes my full name. As such, I do not provide my Skype name when people ask to add me on Skype. Instead I am forced to give out my email address (which I was just informed by a chat support agent is also considered personal information... tho i personally find my full name to be a bit more personal). I was informed there hasn’t been a way to change this since 2016. I find this to be a bit concerning and quite a security/privacy risk/issue.

    4 votes
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  5. mutual contacts problem

    i don't want to my contacts see my mutual contacts.
    why you don't revise this problem in skype????
    it is very bad every body in search option if put one word can see some contacts as mutual for other persons have in its contact list.
    maybe someone don't want to share its contacts with others.
    now i for disable mutual contacts had to delete all my contacts in my view list and like this my skype got problem and can't chat with my friends easily and msges deliver with long delay sometimes , please fix and put in skype one…

    3 votes
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  6. Engage brain re Scammers and Security

    Scammers tend to start their scam by saying that they have noticed unusual activity on your account. It is standard. So why would you write to me saying you have noticed unusual activity on my Skype and expect me to believe it is a genuine email. And sign it The Microsoft Team. All scammers sign themselves as a team or your friends at. THINK - write to us so we are less likely to dismiss you as scam artists. You have just wasted around hrs of my time trying to get this sorted and I resent that, particularly as I…

    1 vote
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  7. New privicy setting

    Allow users to automatically block unknown calls and messages. Set up a feature where only only contacts who are on the user's contact list are allowed to call them.

    Plus at a quick report button for unwanted spam messages and scam calls

    3 votes
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  8. 5 votes
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  9. I do not want skype to start up automatically. When I am done with a skype call I will just uninstall skype

    I do not want skype to start up automatically. When I am done with a skype call I will just uninstall skype

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  10. 1 vote
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  11. Do not let my messages gone without my knowledge and consent!

    I have encountered a partially loss of my chat history at least twice - in the fall 2019 and in January 2020. Messages have unexpectedly been missed from both my and my contact's side, and the lost parts of the conversations have not been retrieved from the server via the chat history export feature. How can it be possible with the current cloud structure of Skype?!

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  12. Security email does not match skype email

    The email listed on my account as my primary (and only) skype email did not match the one that microsoft had on file as my security recovery email. There was no way for me to know this, and I had to contact customer service and have them walk me through the steps to fix the issue. This process was so confusing that I couldnt complete it without help (for example, after putting in my username and password and choosing the "I cant verify" option, I then went to a second screen and then that screen sent me to the login…

    1 vote
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  13. 1 vote
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  14. ALLOW A FEATURE THAT WOULD ONLY ALLOW CALLS AND MESSAGES FROM PEOPLE IN YOUR CONTACT LIST

    Have A feature that only allows calls and messages from people in your contact list.

    2 votes
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  15. Delete skype history!!!

    Delete the history already! One CLICK! Come on!

    11 votes
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  16. Where is the delete a whole conversation button?

    I used to be able to delete a whole thread of a conversation in one go but can't seem to find this feature and need it.

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  17. 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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  18. 4 votes
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  19. 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?

    2 votes
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  20. 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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