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  1. Settings on one device need to stay the same without them being automatically changed every time I sign in.

    Settings on one device need to stay the same without them being automatically changed every time I sign in.

    3 votes
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  2. please allow settings to say after they have been set one, i have to redo my settings each time i log into skype

    allow for your settings to be saved so your not resetting them each time you log in

    5 votes
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  3. split view

    After updating Skype for Windows 10 from the windows store the split view isn’t work anymore, I hope you help me out very soon,thanks

    18 votes
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  4. 'stay signed in' option should be available

    When I open Skype from the apps folder I would like it to remember my username and password as do some other apps I use. I'm sick of resetting my password and the constant updates that seem to require me to sign in yet again.

    4 votes
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  5. a full copy of highlighted dialogs

    possibility to save full conversation in a designated directory of highlighted senteces

    2 votes
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  6. Data and Time fomat (critical)

    The user MUST have option to change Data and Time format in the app (Skype).

    4 votes
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  7. Be able to change colour of text

    Be able to change colour of text

    5 votes
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  8. Re-add the ability to change chat and call sounds separately

    Please make a separate sound toggle for the chat notifications and the ringing / calling sounds... I want to mute the chat and only get visual notification in the form of the orange blinking in the taskbar, but I want to keep the call sounds in order to hear when someone is calling. It would also be good if I can toggle the sound when I am calling someone separately as well...

    I see no reason of removing functionality in the favor of minimalism... Yeah the look is good, but with less functionality it seems more of a DOWNGRADE rather…

    9 votes
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  9. What happened to the status remaining the way we set it? Now when I log off my machine for the day and reboot in the AM I show available.

    What happened to the status remaining the way we set it? Now when I log off my machine for the day and reboot in the AM I show available. I want to remain away until I personally set it as available. SKYPE used to be this way until more recent versions. I don't always want to just pop on as available, sometimes I want to be on by shown as away as to not be poked.

    7 votes
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  10. Delete button so that I Can delete a conversation or a person on my laptop.

    A button or switch to delete old conversations or people I no longer need to contact but don't want to block. I can do this on my iPad but can't do this on my laptop. I have two different accounts, one for business and one for social. It's absolutely stupid the way you have things set up for the laptop if I can't delete a conversation that I no longer need

    5 votes
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  11. please give a boss key

    aad a boss key so that we can quicky hide it and open it when needed

    1 vote
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  12. custom sounds

    Custom Sound like in classic skype

    28 votes
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  13. allow larger font size for us older users!

    allow larger font size for us older users! it sucks to have to keep leaning forward to read what's been typed!

    7 votes
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  14. make the friggen window smaller for God sake

    Why does the window have to be so friggen big?

    7 votes
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  15. Envio de vídeos longos

    Allow to send videos with longer time, videos with up to 10 minutes

    1 vote
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  16. open image in new window

    open image in new window, skype close when I want to close window image, don't integrate window image into skype window.

    13 votes
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  17. Proxy autodetect problem in corporate network

    We have proxy autodetection settings in our network, and version 7 works find with this setting - proxy configuration use wpad.dat file and comes to workstation through DHCP.... but version 8 can't take this settings and say - not internet connection available... and strage, that it's not possible to change these settings manually... could you correct autodetection behavier of the skype or give possiblility to set proxy manually? thank you!

    1 vote
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  18. Chat with others with using capture board connected with normal PTZ camera(Not with webcam)

    Most people use webcam for live chat.
    But some place, like where has already camera systems, the user in this place would want to use their camera while using PTZ(Pan/Tilt/Zoom) with capture board.
    In this case, the camera resolution wouldn't be improtant.
    The importan thing would be the compatibility with their camera systems.
    If they use multiple cameras with switcher, that would be very useful.

    1 vote
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  19. Appearance Setting

    Opinion about Apperance setting

    I suggest that Skype can add more color options for theme so that the user can have more options to choose

    8 votes
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  20. I would like to fix contacts from favorites on the desktop - on the 3rd empty monitor - only one click

    Ich möchte gern Kontakte aus den Favoriten auf den Desktop bringen; es müsste nur einmal geklickt werden - es spart Zeit

    2 votes
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