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  1. 1 vote
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  2. Auto hide Skype on startup on MacOS Mojave

    There is no way to hide Skype on startup on MacOS Mojave

    1 vote
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  3. Share screen

    please remove the window border because that resize the screen and add two black bands or make a full screen option like the previous versions.

    Make profil pictures more tiny with less opacity (or add an option to hide them), they are too big and take a lot of screen space.

    5 votes
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  4. Why is the shared screen option missing , bring it back

    The button which gave a list of sharing screen and sound etc . This is missing and we I can have meetings sharing screen .

    7 votes
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  5. DTMF won't work on many systems, here (Italy) every time i call an automatic service i can't use DTMF, the remote system don't receive DTMF!

    Modify the range of DTMF used by Skype becouse many automatic systems are unable to detect Skype DTMF so Skype is unusable.

    1 vote
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  6. keep skypemate usb phone working in new skype version

    keep skypemate usb phone working in new skype version 8 as well as existing 7.41.

    8 votes
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  7. personalize

    Contacts list should be the way it was in 7.41, let me remove the letters and keep it sorted by status rather than the alphabet

    1 vote
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  8. Status and quote

    Please add oneday story or a mood message in a column. Include quotes.

    3 votes
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  9. Dial pad for extension

    After making a phone call, I can not dial the extension number coz now the “dial pad” disappear. Bring back the “dial pad” when I touch my profile just like the older version of of Skype Mobile.

    6 votes
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  10. Skype keeps crashing my sound driver

    When in video or audio calls with specific contacts, all sounds may stop - both incoming and outgoing. I have to restart the Windows Audio driver for sound to be picked up again, even within the ongoing call! Sound can be ok for minutes in a row, or may crash within seconds of the last restoration. This is maddening, but somehow only occurs when talking to specific contacts. Bizarre

    1 vote
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  11. Please Keep the Chat window that you have in the 8.4 version

    Please Keep the Chat window that you have in the 8.4 version

    2 votes
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  12. 1 vote
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  13. Add Kaizala like channels to Skype

    Add channels on Skype where you can announce things to a large audience like the ones in Kaizala. One of the official Skype channels should be an insider channel so insiders who subscribe to it can get a summarization of the release notes on the Skype app so they wouldn't have to go to the Skype website to see what's new. Allow insiders to unsubscribe from channels as easy as leaving a group ( with the touch of a button). Also, there should be a comment feature along with the reply feature so it'll be easier to get feedback from…

    1 vote
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  14. My x

    I miss u

    1 vote
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  15. Enjoy my holiday

    😭😭😭

    1 vote
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  16. 9 votes
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  17. Show red and yellow dots

    In the "Active now" section, looks like we can only see the contacts that are active, but not the ones that are on "do not disturb" or "away". Please show all active contacts again

    8 votes
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  18. Windows version does not allow me to put in number Options when calling . Example "enter 1 if your call is for accounts or 2 etc. .

    Windows Skype does not allow me to enter options. For ex. Enter 1 for Accounts, or 2 for Customer service etc. It makes it useless for me when dialing a bank for instance when abroad. I have to use the Classic Version for that.

    7 votes
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  19. 1 vote
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  20. Arreglen de una vez problemas históricos de Skype

    Skype tiene históricamente dos problemas grandes muy grandes que en ninguna de las actualizaciones a través de los años han sabido solucionar ni resolver. Primero resulta imposible tener una conversación fluida, siempre hay cortes en algún momento. No pueden culpar a las conexiones de la gente ya que esto no sucede con otras aplicaciones similares como WPP.
    Segundo y lo que más me irrita, estamos en 2019 y ustedes todavía no proveen un servicio decente de audio y micrófono que se adapte adecuadamente a las nuevas tecnologías. Si decido utilizar mi parlante, antes de los que se conectaban hoy Bluethoot…

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