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  1. Have skype classic back for web!

    I'd love to have the old Skype Classic back from 2016. It's look nice even on the web as 2020 Skype isn't my favourite! 2016 Skype is my fave

    Vote if you'd love to have 2016 back in action

    5 votes
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  2. personnes agées

    Pour les personnes très agées
    on devrait pouvoir programmer skype pour une connexion automatique dans une plage horaire déterminée
    et pour des contacts enregistres pour cette fonction
    afin d'avoir une en communication sans intervention de la personne qui ne sait plus apprendre aucune technique mais qui pourrait ainsi être contactée par ses enfants et petits enfants notamment quand les rencontres sont interdites pour cause de contamination

    1 vote
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  3. Private Market Place

    Just place for life myself can promote, display, recruit, freelance and sell low cost electronic devices and accessories, small easy and cheap to ship items.

    1 vote
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  4. Screen shot

    Hi, i want to suggest regarding the screen shot button option, please remove the position from there and set on top any corner.

    1 vote
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  5. Change the IP Addresses of Teams, Skype, and Skype for business so each have their own range for Universal logging issues.

    Change the IP Addresses of Teams, Skype, and Skype for business so each have their own range for Universal logging issues. Lots of Microsoft products utilize these three services, and determining where network traffic goes with similar IPs can be difficult.

    1 vote
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  6. Tell your friend what you are up to.

    There is not enough space for a longer quote. Font size/wrap text in the field could be a user define option to fit more characters when needed. Example of a quote that does not fit: 'When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on'

    2 votes
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  7. Please make signup process and settings a little easier

    Make that sign up process little easier, it's too difficult to setup and signup for skype, for me i am a very privacy conscious guy and i joined Skype 5 years ago, from then the sign up process didn't changes, i manages my best friend to chat and stay on Skype but my bff finds skype is very hard during signup and very hard to use, as also to say that i have given my mobile number in skype but the problem is that even tho i give my number but my other friends couldn't find me over skype, because…

    2 votes
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  8. Make SPLIT VIEW on the Microsoft Store Version STABLE

    Cuurently SPLIT VIEW on the Microsoft Store Version on my Windows 10 PC is terribly unstable. I have to attempt to reopen a chat window because they do not load and crash after a few seconds.

    Please FIX the issue ASAP.

    1 vote
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  9. Left clicking the tray icon on Linux does not open Skype anymore

    Copied from a May 2019 post; this issue is still unresolved:

    With the latest update the behavior of the tray icon on Linux has changed.

    Before:


    • Left click opens the skype window


    • Right click opens a menu (Status, Open Skype, Sign off, ...)


    Since the last update (Skype-Version 8.44.0.40):


    • Left & right click both open the menu.

    So now if I want to open Skype I need 2 clicks. I have to move the mouse over "Open Skype" and need a second click to finally open the window.

    Why was this changed? Can we please get the old behavior back?

    2 votes
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  10. 2 votes
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  11. Photo

    Why can't you adjust the scale/position of the photo anymore?

    2 votes
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  12. Switch off balance indication

    I am not using Skype to phone calls so I have no money on the Skype Out balance. I'd prefer to hide zero balance indication next to my name on the top of chat/contacts tab.

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  13. 1 vote
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  14. 0 votes
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  15. Submiting an Idea

    Dear Skype Team,

    Thank you for the great product. I use this product over around 12 Years.
    Suggesting that:
    Please add more options on Appearances of Color both(Sender & Receiver of Texts).

    2 votes
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  16. Skype for Teaching -- whiteboard, etc...

    Give an additional module to the basic Skype , and call it 'skype for teaching' with whiteboard function and other functions that may be useful for people using Skype for teaching , but NOT using the business version as that is not specific enough in scope / purpose to be used for Teaching / Tuition over skype.

    4 votes
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  17. "Never mind" emoji

    We need newer Emojis. Shrug, never mind, anyways, and more enthusiastic hand gestures/ happy faces, etc. should be added... I cannot express myself properly right now. Also, we should be able to take pictures from Skype For Business and not have to download them to your device.

    2 votes
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  18. Toolbar

    Add a Toolbar at the top.

    4 votes
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  19. Use tags to organize contacts

    Presently all my contacts are jumbled together which is annoying -- especially for business contacts. I don't want just a favorites list. It would be nice to use tags or folders so I can put some as business contacts, or project contacts, or family and friends contacts. I'm using Skype to communicate with vendors but they all have unusual names so I have to search and search to figure out who they are. I want add tags and sort by those tags

    3 votes
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  20. enable work "look up" in macos so I can translate the vocabulary.

    enable work "look up" in macos so I can translate the vocabulary.

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