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  1. older mac

    You should fix up a version similar to skype v 2 or 5 or 6 that runs on all macs back to 10.6.8 or at least back to 10.9.5 that supports basic IM with audio notifications. To that, adding voice calls and video calls would be nice, but your current versions don't even handle IM notifications properly. For example skype 8.49 is the last version that runs on os x 10.9 and it doesn't work right. It only beeps on a new IM session and not on subsequent messages. This should be user-configurable and work right. As it is, I…

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  2. Notification history. It shows a history of all the notifications/messages sent to you

    It's a history of all you notifications and messages

    I can help with lost notifications or forgotten or didn't have enough time to read it when it pops up

    1 vote
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  3. Simplificar.

    Não entendo as instruções.

    1 vote
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  4. Change Notification Color

    Hello,

    Please allow to change color of notification based on theme applied on skype.

    I'm a programmer.
    I'm running 3 skypes at a same time in my PC.
    There so many notification but can't figure out which from which skype.

    If notification has color then it will be easy to identify message and set reply prioriry

    Thanks in advance


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    4 votes
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  5. Message status Notification

    There is no proper way to know that your message is delivered to other person or not and there is not surity that he read your message or not.
    Please add a proper way to know your message status like whatsapp or imo etc or maybe you can a an option when we right clike on skype message here is info to check status of message (Send, delevered and Read )

    5 votes
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  6. Bring window to top when message arrives

    Bring Skype window (or chat window in split mode) to top when a new message arrives.
    Notifications disappears in 2 seconds so if I not lookied to the screen in the 2 seconds then messages missing.

    2 votes
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  7. Chat notifications should appear on all my logged in devices

    I am often signed into Skype on multiple devices simultaneously (desktop, laptop, and mobile phone) but I don't reliably get new chat notifications on each device. I miss many messages because of this. Please fix.

    1 vote
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  8. User should have a option to change position of POPUP notification i.e user can change position of notification to bottom right corner

    User should have a option to change position of POPUP notification i.e user can change position of notification to bottom right corner

    3 votes
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  9. Add "tag for status change Alerts" to all

    Currently it is only possible to "tag for status change Alerts" when searching for someone in the main window.
    Most of the time this person has already a session opened with me and he/she has changed status since last time we exchanged.

    Please add the possibility to "tag for status change Alerts" from any skype window.

    thks!

    2 votes
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  10. Visible notification for desktop needs to be far more visible. Red dot is not enough!

    I often miss incoming conversations because the tiny red dot is not visible and flashy enough. Big, pulsing, flashy notification is badly needed at least as an option.

    3 votes
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  11. make some chats notifications still active in do not disturb state

    We use skype group chats at work and sometimes it's necessary to set state to do not disturb (for working without distracting). But at the same time some chats need constant attention, and also some private chats. Can we set some chats still active while do not disturb state is chosen?

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  12. 1 vote
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  13. Orange background still gets displayed on desktop app in the task bar, even if I have seen the message on my mobile device.

    If I view Notification on my phone, I don't want to see the orange background on desktop app in the task bar on my Windows Machine. As I have already seen it on my phone.
    What is the point of still displaying the orange background?

    1 vote
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  14. For those of us that are a little hard of hearing a volume control on notifications to make it much louder would be nice

    For those of us that are a little hard of hearing a volume control on notifications to make it much louder would be nice Right now we could save this one is low and medium and loud would be very nice. I can barely hear it right now. So I have to keep checking it every few minutes to see if I’ve got a message

    3 votes
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  15. How can I delete old notifications on Skype?

    Make a delete feature..why isn’t there one there to begin with!

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  16. Why you changed TrayBaer icon?? how to return it back?

    Why you changed TrayBaer icon?? how to return it back?
    when you introduce something new, give us possibility to return old UI back.

    3 votes
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  17. 4 votes
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  18. Bring back Custom Notification settings!!!!

    I recommend Skype to restore the feature for notification that is DO NOT show a preview banner at the right corner and keep the sound when having a notification or separate those options. Currently, when I turn off "Chat Notification", I can't hear the sound when having a notification, but if I turn on "Chat Notification", a banner shows at the right corner with chat content. It's really inconvenient function.

    17 votes
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  19. notofication

    Return the red dot to notification area and task bar. I've missed a lot of message because task bar doesn't change and the little bitty small blue dot on a blue background is not a notification indicator easily noticed. Notifications as it is now is the cause of me missing messages and before the lates

    4 votes
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  20. Stop the unwanted notifications

    stop giving me unwanted notifications several times a day. Thanks for making me delete your app

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