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  1. Data storage location

    It would be great to be able to store Skype for Android data and cache on sd card. Or in any other location. It could be encrypted or not — per user wishes.

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  2. Please enable "mirror flip" AT ONCE!

    It is very irritating to see oneself as a mirror image on Skype for Desktop... Why is it available on Zoom and not on Skype? Any reasonable explanation?
    This is a trivial issue that can be fixed very easily.
    Thank you for you improving your product.

    1 vote

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  3. Shortcut for camera change

    Command Shift N should switch to the next camera

    1 vote

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  4. A

    Ability to delete past calls from list.

    2 votes

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  5. Option to Disable Automatically Converting Text Emoticons to Animated Emojis

    It's extremely irritating to me when messenger programs decide they get to dictate what emoticons I can use, because they want to "conveniently" substitute their own emojis for the text emoticons. I went to look for an option, given nearly all modern messenger programs have one, but as near as I can tell, Skype gives me zero control over it. I realize this is likely convenient for most people, hence why I'm asking for a toggle. I really like the look of text emoticons, and wish to be able to use them as I please.

    1 vote

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  6. http proxy authentication

    http proxy authentication settings for us, the great home users who run a caching/adblocking squid server with authentication.

    1 vote

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  7. Skype lautlos stellen

    Das einführen einer Funktion / Einstellungen die es ermöglicht Skype auf dem Smartphone lautlos zu stellen. Töne für Nachrichten und eingehende Anrufe komplett stumm zu schalten.

    1 vote

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  9. There should be auto correct definitely

    Option should come for the word you want to type and you can click on it and make it part of sentence.

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  10. I would like to change my ringtone because I started to associate it with my boss summoning me for early morning meetings.

    I would like to change my ringtone because I started to associate it with my boss summoning me for early morning meetings and that started to be my Vietnam.

    3 votes

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  11. Can we change a normal group to Moderated group

    In normal group chat, anyone can add or remove participants but if we already made one normal group and we want to change its settings to moderate so we have proper admins to operate. This will also allow to keep all the data of old group but just changing it settings.

    1 vote

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  12. Allow users to permanently remove "Share With Skype" menu

    I don't use the "Share With Skype" Explorer context menu. I'd like to be able to disable and permanently remove it, so it doesn't come back with the next Skype update. I have way too many useless context menu entries as it is, and they clutter up the interface, making it harder to find entries I actually DO use. I shouldn't need to ask for this. If you had any respect for your customers, you would have provided a way to do this from the start.

    2 votes

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  13. How do I create a Shortcut for Skype, for when it is deleted

    My skype shortcut was deleted from my desktop when I deleted the MS IE browser. Now I can't create a new shortcut, as it is made near impossible to locate the skype app on my pc. Please make it easier to create a skype shortcut for the desktop!

    2 votes

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  14. bluetooth audio output

    i’d like to divert the audio from my rear-facing ipad speakers to my bose bluetooth speakers

    1 vote

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  15. I'd like to add a custom voicemail message.

    I'd like to be able to add a custom voicemail message as before.

    4 votes

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  16. disable all quick commands

    Hi, I would like to disable skipe shortcuts. When I share the screen during a call I use a cad that has other quick commands. Sometimes I unintentionally do actions that interrupt the call. How can I disable the keyboard commands of skipe? Thanks.
    Thanks for your answer but I've already tried and it doesn't work. The online help writes: The global shortcut keys. The keyboard shortcut is Skype while Skype is minimized or not active. Global hotkeys are enabled by default in Skype.I am especially interested in disabling CTRL + SHIFT + H.
    bye thank you

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  17. confirmation request before deleting a caller ID

    On the iOS app, the delete button is right next to the button to switch the caller ID. But .. the worse problem is, there is no request to confirm that you want to delete it. If I want to delete a conversation, I get asked, but if i accidently press or swipe on delete ... the caller ID is just gone ... That leaves me with the problem, that i cannot use my ID anymore before I flew back to the US. And .. it's also bad that it cannot be restored ... maybe a request to confirm would…

    2 votes

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  18. SPLIT SCREEN CONTACT WINDOW

    PLEASE ADD A SETTING TO OPEN ALL "SPLIT SCREEN" CONTACTS IN THE SAME SIZE AND PLACEMENT ON MY DESKTOP. THAT WAY I DONT HAVE TO GO AND ADJUST ALL 149 OF MY CONTACTS TO OPEN IN A SPECIFIC PLACE AND SIZE. THE OLD MSN-MESSANGER USED TO DO IT !!

    IN THE OLD " MESSANGER" ONCE YOU SET AND ADJUSTED 1 CONTACT ....THEY ALL OPENED IN THE SAME PLACE AND SIZE.

    THE DEFAULT SIZE AND LOCATION IS NOT WHERE ANYBODY WANTS IT !! AND IF YOU HAVE MANY "HUNDREDS" ITS PAINSTAKING AND VERY TIME CONSUMING, AS EACH CONTACT WANTS TO OPEN…

    2 votes

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  19. Put back the option "disable automatic update feature of the Skype"

    Please, put back the option "disable automatic update feature of the Skype", because there are various cases of incompatibility of newer versions of the Skype with older versions of Windows (e.g. Windows 8.1 with Skype 8.71.0.36).

    3 votes

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  20. Add an ability to disable GPU hardware acceleration

    For some Electron apps it's common in case of Linux to hang an entire system in the unpredictable manner. I saw this behavior on Skype, RocketChat, VS Code. My current understanding is it may be related to GPU hardware acceleration, as for some users it was a solution. See the example here:
    https://github.com/electron/electron/issues/21415

    1 vote

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