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  1. Add cryptocurrency micropayments to Skype (XRP and others)

    Dear Skype, The age of MicroPayments has come and we need your support. The era of Internet of Value is kocniking at the door. My idea is to implement micropayments in Skype. Allow us to buy SkypeCredits with XRpTipBot , allow us to send micro payments on Skype chat as well.
    Please have a look at http://xrptipbot.com/ and its open API https://www.xrptipbot.com/app/api-spec which is pretty easy to implement.
    XRPtipBot is now available in 40+ languages. It's available for Twitter / Reddit / Discord / Telegram and recently has been added to Microsoft Outlook please visit http://moneymessage.radynamics.com/moneymessage_www/
    What's more it has…

    2,316 votes
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    Hi. Thanks for sharing this Idea! Cryptocurrency micropayments sounds really cool right :) Like any other leading technology company Microsoft is already testing blockchain.
    Although I don’t have any information about cryptocurrency adoption for Skype or any other MS product, please keep continue supporting this Idea. I will share it with our teams :)
    Note: I’ve edited the title of this Idea little bit so it fits to cryptocurrencies generally ;)

    - Petr

  2. Duplicate Paste issue

    Paste Issue. When we paste something it double paste.

    50 votes
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  3. 2 votes
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  4. Bitmojis

    Bitmojis...no idea why skype isn’t allowing users to send bitmojis to others. They have a billion ugly emoji choices but can’t even let bitmojis. They provide such a great service and should be allowed. It’s 2020 and I think it’s about time skype got on board with bitmojis. Thanks. Plz vote so we can get this going. #Bitmojis2020

    7 votes
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  5. Being able to delete all your coversations

    Be able to delete the coversations u select at the same time.

    6 votes
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  6. Please provide better chat list

    it is posibilities percent of chat in list need to be remove/ archived or so, some of items also need re-arange for better back and see. Please provide multiple mode that take fewer time for manipulation. for an example, remove chat one by one took lot time for scrolling, waiting for response but it should not be lagging in a skype 2020 version.

    Gmail is base on simple but we can take time much better by multiple selection for actions.

    thks much for seeing.

    6 votes
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  7. Option to Delete all messages at once/ clear chat history

    To be able to delete all the messages at once without having to delete each chat one by one (manually); option to clear chat history

    6 votes
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  8. I would absolutely love to see the option to skip back a week/a month/a year back from classic Skype.

    I would absolutely love to see the option to skip back a week/a month/a year back from classic Skype.

    6 votes
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  9. ability to remove all chatloggs at once

    ability to remove all chatloggs at once

    3 votes
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  10. Deleting all the chats at once

    Hi Team,

    I request you to please add the most celebrated missing feature "Select All" & "Delete" chats option on the Skype Application.

    By adding this feature it will save our time of selecting each chat and then delete

    Hope you understand and implement this feature so that it can be more user friendly for us to use your application.

    10 votes
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  11. Virtual

    Share Youtube videos on Skype.

    2 votes
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  12. 4 votes
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  13. It would be nice if you had a way to get to the very first message as you do to get to the last message.

    I often like to review my messages by going back to the very first message and refresh what was said. Now there is no easy, one step way to do that.

    5 votes
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  14. If we have a schedule messaging option there, it would be much better.

    If we have a schedule messaging option there, it would be much better. We can send a message to our contact(s) even when we are not active or when we are physically away form our device. Thank you and kindly consider my though in near future.

    4 votes
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  15. Theme colors for both sent and received messages, not just one!

    I would love it if I could assign [different!] colors to both the messages I send and the ones I receive. Right now I can assign a color to one or the other, but not both, and the one that doesn't get a color is stuck at plain, boring white.

    5 votes
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  16. Clear Chat History

    Even after deleting the chat history, it shows that I had chatted with a contact over a year ago.

    4 votes
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  17. Retain all chat history locally (regardless of the cloud), like Skype 7

    Skype 8 should retain chat history locally in ADDITION to the cloud, which stores only 2 years of it. It not doing this now means that eventually older history will "scroll off" the cloud, gone forever. All history should (optionally) be stored locally, like in earlier versions of Skype.

    And merely letting us export (which Skype 8 also doesn't do for its OWN history, as opposed to Skype 7's history) isn't a sufficient solution, since having a bunch of export files around is hardly an efficient way to find an old message.

    639 votes
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    We hear you  ·  Erin at Skype responded

    We hear your feedback and are looking into options to make sure you can more easily access your history in Skype.

    In the mean time you can use Export Chat History in settings to export your Skype 7 conversations on your computer. From there you can open the conversations in a browser and search using the browser search command.

  18. clear history

    clear history

    9 votes
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  19. Poll allowing to select multiple choice please, this is so basic feature

    Poll please allows to select multiple choices please, this is so basic feature ever!!!

    11 votes
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  20. Shrug emoji!!

    Shrug emoji: We desperately need a shrug emoji added to the skype messaging platform. I often find the desire to express myself when at a loss for words, via a shrug. I think we would all enjoy watching a little emoji's shoulders shrug.

    8 votes
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