Welcome to Skype Ideas!

To help us build the best version of Skype ever, we have partnered with UserVoice, a third-party service, to create this site to hear your ideas so we can improve your Skype experience.

Your use of the portal and your submission is subject to the UserVoice Terms of Service & Privacy Policy, including the license terms. Please do not send any novel or patentable ideas, copyrighted materials, samples or demos for which you do not want to grant a license to Microsoft.

How it works

  • Share your ideas! But first check if it’s already been suggested and vote for your favorites.
  • If you have a suggestion that’s not listed yet, submit it.
  • Please include only one suggestion per post.
  • Ideas older than 5 months with less than 5 votes will be deleted.
  • If your submission is not a feature suggestion, it may be removed.


Thanks for joining our community and helping improve Skype!
The Skype Team


  • Hot ideas
  • Top ideas
  • New ideas
  • My feedback
  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…

    2,309 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    280 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    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.

    18 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    17 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. 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.

    625 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    96 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    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.

  4. 604 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    35 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We have been listening to your feedback. In 8.33+ you can see all the results found for your message search. No more 20 limit.

    We’re still working on a solution for the 6 months limitation. I’ll post an update when it’s available.
    - Petr

  5. lion emoji

    create lion emoji

    8 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Kosovo flag

    Since Republic of Kosovo is an independent country since 2008 and it is recognized widely by most powerful countries. I think Skype should add the Kosovo flag in chat (flag:ks) or (flag:rks), since every other independent country has its own flag there. This will be well appreciated from all Skype users in Kosovo, where so many of them use Skype in daily basis. So, I hope in your understanding and see the flag of Republic of Kosovo soon in the Skype chat.
    Thank you in advance.

    13 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. 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!!!

    8 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. option to Delete multiple chats at a time

    Its difficult to delete chats one by one. Kindly add an option to select multiple chats and delete them all together...

    22 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. clear history

    clear history

    6 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. BRING BACK SPELL CHECK + add translator and a grammar option


    • Please bring back spell check but also option to turn it off

    • add a grammar option or even a option to turn it off and on !!

    • improve auto correct

    200 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    47 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Skype Chat Commands

    In the early versions of Skype, such teams worked in chats, which are presented on this site

    http://www.skaip.su/komandy-v-chate-skayp

    It was possible to assign separate roles to different chat participants, delete messages of the interlocutor, and so on. These features are currently not available. Can they be returned back?

    5 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. export chat

    The possibility to export a chat or a group of messages to file office or text

    10 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. 89 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    23 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Documentation for how exactly Web link previews are fetched, and a tool for re-fetch

    Hello.

    Webdevs and their clients around the world need Skype to have the possibility to re-fetch Web link preview images.

    Currently, it seems to be 1) no docs for the current Web link preview fetching, 2) no tool for purging and re-fetching the cached image.

    Example questions for the docs to answer:
    - which meta tags are used for Web link previews?
    - how many such meta tags are processed?
    - which one og:image is taken, if there are many tags present?
    - are there limits on file size, pixel dimensions and proportions of images?
    - what happens when there…

    5 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Deleting messages

    I would like to be able to delete old and obsolete messages. I must have about 10 yrs now to delete.

    12 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. One button delete for all conversations and calls to allow the list to be easily tidied up.

    One button delete for all conversations and calls to allow the list to be easily tidied up.

    6 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. "Read receipts" dedicated for each chat individually

    I propose to have "Read receipts" dedicated for each chat individually instead of switching on/off for all chats from settings

    10 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. "heehee xd" should be added to the Cortana suggestions.

    When Cortana makes its suggestions, "heehee xd" should be a part of it as a reaction to a text of humor or mischief.

    55 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. money request emoji need

    When we are group of friends join a movie or party, while devid the bill it will be fun to ask money on emoji.

    6 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. 5 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
← Previous 1 3 4 5 48 49
  • Don't see your idea?

Feedback and Knowledge Base