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  1. Primary e-mail

    Allow users to change their primary e-mail.

    5 votes
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  2. i'm tired for each start of skype to install .

    please stop it . if we want install the new update we can do it us selft . for each start i want open it is always to install so annoying ... not i not have viruse

    2 votes
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  3. Support floating window feature on phones that can multi-task. You can use other apps and Skype at the same time for increased productivity

    When you're on Skype, you can do other task like browse the internet, open calculator, so on, all while Skype is actively floating as a tiny window. Or the other way around. You can receive messages and calls at the same time while doing other tasks on your phone. That way, you won't miss anything on Skype

    1 vote
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  4. Abblity to hide/not show ndi/recording banners its just painful...

    Among many things, the ability to have full-screen display feeds not this stupid float etc and hide banners is critical for juggling multiple people and making a comms monitor less cluttered and more practical.

    This is from a boradcast perspective and a mobile user one with the banner its impossible to get a full clean 16 by 9 feed to a phone.

    1 vote
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  5. Allow Camera image to be a mirror when teaching

    It would be helpful to allow the camera to show a mirror image while I am tutoring so that when I am using the camera built into my laptop, my writing doesn't show up backwards.

    1 vote
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  6. Disable zoom on login mask

    On macOS Catalina, if zoomed in too much the login mask disappears. I therefore see no reason for that feature.

    1 vote
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  7. Flip/Mirror the Camera

    Like in older versions, give an option to flip the screen Horizontally and Vertically. Though you could chalk up this issue to what webcam your using, I am unable to change my webcam setting and therefore am unable to use video call without everything being reversed. Be a lot easier if I could just click off a box and flip how I need to.

    3 votes
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  8. improvement introducing a calendar

    It will be a good improvement to introduce the possibilities to have a calendar to manage my presence in Skype.

    There should be the possibility to define a calendar for day and also for hours

    2 votes
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  9. Ability to delete groups no longer required or have no use for

    I have a number of groups that are no longer required as they are finished with ……
    I can remove app participants, BUT can not DELETE group …
    I am left with a group id with zero participants cluttering up my side bar ..
    This should be an option in settings ..

    And I can not believe this has not been an option...???

    3 votes
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  10. Why can't I leave the preview?!

    According to the FAQ there should be a "leave preview" button in the settings.. In the current Skype Preview however there is no such button..

    2 votes
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  11. Settings for integrated call history

    Remove Or put a toggleable option for integrated call logs from iphone call history

    2 votes
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  12. Search ideas

    Need a search feature on this page so can search if new idea already posted.

    1 vote
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  13. Please can you add the blur my background for all calls feature on laptop and mobile please?

    Please can you add the blur my background for all calls feature on laptop and mobile please?

    2 votes
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  14. hdd kurulumu

    harici bir hdd içine kurmak istiyorum fakat direk c nin içine kuruyor önceki versiyonda vardı yenisinde kurulmuyor

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  15. Theme change problem

    Hello,

    The Skype theme does not change when I select the accessible theme and change it from the system preferences of my Mac. On the other hand if I choose the option “Use the system parameter” it works:
    https://youtu.be/fhWhKrpYxyQ

    Could you correct this problem as soon as possible please?

    Thank you in advance for your reply.

    1 vote
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  16. Please re-add the ability to change Skype's ports!!

    Why on earth did Skype engineers think that removing the option to change Skype's ports was a good idea. This used to be an option in previous versions. We can no longer run the current version of Skype (8.x.x) on our systems b/c of port 443 being a port conflict.

    1 vote
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  17. PASSWORD CHANGE

    Make changing password REALLY REALLY OBVIOUS!!!!!!

    4 votes
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  18. give us a skype update for old version Ipad IOS 9.3.5 . We need this badly for our children at home for school due to CORONAVIRUS

    give us a skype update for old version Ipad IOS 9.3.5 . We need this badly for our children at home for school due to CORONAVIRUS

    8 votes
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  19. Put NDI back. If you don't, we'll migrate away. Not a threat. NDI is a requirement for some of us.

    NDI needs to be returned. To cut it off like this shows you don't care about your customers.

    2 votes
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  20. QUIT having Skype latch on to phone #'s in emails and webpages -which prevents me from copying them.

    It's easy enough to copy numbers into some other app if Skype just allows it rather than trying to dial the number.

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