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  1. add a whiteboard

    so when we have a session with kids or a meeting with officer's we can use a whiteboard to draw or explain the concept

    57 votes

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  2. Ability to share screen with computer sound on Mac devices

    It would be really awesome if the Skype developers could implement the ability to share computer audio along with the screen share to Mac users, as windows users already have this feature. Especially in the current climate of the pandemic and lockdown, more people are inclined to watch movies and play games together. I know the popular app to use is Zoom nowadays, but personally, my partner and I have noticed Skype has been having better performance when it comes to screen share (less lag when watching videos, movies, etc). I hope they add this feature for Mac users one…

    5 votes

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  3. Request control feature

    Request control feature should be there while sharing screen just like in microsoft teams. It is very useful.

    4 votes

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  4. Mute all participants microphones at once

    Please , if someone is the host in "Meet Now", it would be great to have the option to mute all participants at once until you want them to talk. It's annoying to give a speech or a class and to have particpants permanently turning on their microphones and interrupting.

    68 votes

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  5. Fix Together Mode and Speaker View's weird bugs

    Thanks for the together mode but it has this weird thing that on a moderated group any general member activating together mode activating it for the entire meeting. I have 20/30 people in the conference and using white board. Any single one opening together mode messing up everyone's view mode. But this feature should be like view only for the person activating it right? as in MS Teams? Also the Speaker View gets stuck most of the time to a person whether s/he is speaking or not, which is very crazy in a conference situation. I am in a situation…

    4 votes

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  6. Sharing system sound in android app

    While screen sharing allow sharing of system audio in android app

    4 votes

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  7. Breakout rooms/sessions feature request

    It would be great to be able to split video/audio conference on separate breakout rooms or sessions

    4 votes

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  8. Enable group video chats on Echo Show (Alexa)

    What I want to get working-

    2 or more smartphones with the latest skype app to connect to 1 Echo show with it's own account

    Currently only peer-to-peer is supported (Only one person can skype to an Echo show at a time).

    88 votes

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  9. Window share in Screen Share feature doesn't work the way it should.

    Window share in Screen Share feature doesn't work properly. If shows some random gray boxes as well as with overlay windows as gray boxes too, although the window below is getting shared. This is weird that the same feature works perfectly on MSTeams but not on Skype. Please correct the layers. This is very important for my current presentation scenario.

    4 votes

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  10. Filters for video calling.

    i want to be able to look good even at my worst moments so i would like Skype to add snapchat filters for video calling.

    6 votes

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  11. Block all unknown/private number calls

    Like Android, have an option for users to block all unknown numbers/private numbers from calling. This would block all numbers from calling the user and only allow contacts listed in the user's contact list to call the user.

    3 votes

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  12. Active call window/modal

    Add an option in settings to switch off the active call modal.
    I.e. When I'm on a call or group call and I switch away from my Skype screen the small active call modal is always there. It is of no use to me, I understand it may be use to some so if this could be an option to show it or not, that would be marvellous.

    2 votes

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  13. Separate Window for Screen Share and Video

    Please have separate windows for viewing video and content/screenshare. I want to be able to use multiple monitors to see video on one screen and the content on another.

    2 votes

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  14. There's a continuous hum in the background while you're in the video call. I want this issue resolved in the next update.

    There's a continuous hum in the background while you're in the video call. I want this issue resolved in the next update.

    4 votes

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  15. Remove

    Ability to remove notification of Call and duration of call. Just as we have ability to permanently Remove each message when chatting.

    2 votes

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  16. Breakout rooms for class debate or conversation

    I'm a language educator and in language classes we do a lot of pair work, or sometimes up to four participants in the conversation or debate group. The teacher must be checking on the pairs or groups to see how their doing and provide assistance. Having an easy feature to separate participants in breakout rooms would be awesome.

    6 votes

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  17. Please provide an option to change the ringtone

    Provide the user with an option to choose between two to three ringtone.

    6 votes

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  18. please please PLEASE bring back the background it is not in the latest version and skype updates automatically so i cannot get it back :(

    every one knows about the background issue... In the new update that feature was deleted and now we can "share articles" with fellow skype users. I feel that should be part of skype business and the background option should still be available. as you all know, skype usually updates automatically so i am not able to get this feature back. PLEASE BRING IT BACK WHEN A NEW UPDATE IS AVAILABLE!

    14 votes

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  19. 5 votes

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  20. Can't block a number without +

    My problem is I can't block a incoming call number without +.

    E.g. I can block "98761234" & "+85298761234" but it can't block "85298761234".

    The number still occur after i clicked block the number.

    2 votes

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