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  1. clear history

    clear history

    7 votes
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  2. lion emoji

    create lion emoji

    8 votes
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  3. 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!!!

    9 votes
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  4. Limit rights of group chat participants

    When using group chat, now there is no way to limit the rights of participants in the conference, which poses certain difficulties. For example, each participant can turn off the microphone of one or more chat participants. You must enable the creator of the group chat to restrict the rights of participants.

    6 votes
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  5. Support external usb microphone iPad

    No option to set up a USB microphone under Skype in iPad. Currently using blue yeti USB microphone which works on all other applications under the iPad through an adapter. Skype does not give an option to enable the external microphone for phone calls.

    6 votes
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  6. BRING BACK RINGTONE OPTION. Its mind blowing that you took away such a basic option.

    BRING BACK RINGTONE OPTION. Its mind blowing that you took away such a basic option.

    6 votes
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  7. Skype Classic back. Please, Please

    Please have the old Skype Classic back. The new one is too hard to use. I miss the old Gui, and the sounds.

    4 votes
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  8. Link correct Skype account with Microsoft account

    Allow linking original Skype (pre-Microsoft) with Microsoft account. I have a duplicate Skype account that I do not use linked to my MS account. I would very much like to link my correct Skype to my correct MS account. Add Skype account and replace. Doesn't have to delete, but should unlink.

    Also be able to change pre-MS Skype Name.

    5 votes
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  9. FOR SKYPE GROUPS LET ADMIN CONTROL WHO CAN BE REMOVED FROM THE GROUP

    I TEACH ONLINE AND HAVE LOTS OF SCHOOL STUDENTS IN VARIOUS GROUPS OVER THE WEEK. BOYS PLAY THE FOOL SOMETIMES AND REMOVE THEIR CLASSMATES DURING THE COURSE OF THE CLASS, WHICH DISRUPTS THE CLASS NO END. They also mute my microphone at times. If I can have a feature which allows me control over my group, it will be fantastic. I have been covered on the skype blog too and have doubled my students since then.

    9 votes
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  10. Font size

    Font is too small there should be an option to change font and size

    4 votes
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  11. Allow for “ringtone” change

    Please allow us to change our Skype “ringtone” to something of our choosing. Let us make changes to what ringtone we want our contacts to have. I have missed numerous calls because I didn’t identify the sound. It isn’t distinct. It does not matter how loud my volume is; I can’t hear the Skype call. I like using classic ringtones and music as ringtones because it’s attention-grabbing and I can assign a specific ringtone to each of my contacts so i am able to identify who is calling without having to look at he phone screen.

    10 votes
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  12. Change Live name to correct mistake

    Have a feature allowing me to change my live name to correct a mistake.

    6 votes
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  13. Missing account

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    Was not found I want to get support directly from this 🆔
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    On sidebar you find out gateways to sign-up free and join interesting blog and lifetime income free for all

    12 votes
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  14. Vorrei proporre che venisse modificata la possibilità di eliminare partecipanti o mutarli durante il corso di una videochiamata. Grazie.

    Sono uno studente e vorrei proporre che venisse modificata la possibilità di eliminare partecipanti o mutarli durante il corso di una videochiamata. Ciò ostacola gli alunni e i professori nel pieno svolgimento delld loro funzioni. Grazie per la vostra attenzione

    5 votes
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  15. Unlink Skype Account from Microsoft account and Skype ID change

    There should an option to change your Skype ID or at least unlink your Skype account from your Microsoft account. I linked my friends Skype account to my Microsoft account by mistake and now there's no way I can unlink those 2 accounts or even atleast change the Skype ID. Its super annoying as its happened to some of the people I know as well who are equally irritated, I really hope there's a solution to this mess real soon

    7 votes
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  16. Text Formatting

    Would be great to be able to format texts. Bold, italics, underline and even changing color to add emphasis.

    4 votes
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  17. i want an option to change the system sounds for example: ringtone, connecting sound, calling sound and etcetera

    i want to put some old skype alert sounds i have as mp3's. This would be a very nice option

    6 votes
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  18. Unlink Skype name from wrongly linked Microsoft email account

    Please Microsoft, find a solution to unlink wrongly linked Microsoft email account with Skype name, in order to link the Skype name with the right Microsoft email account... There are a lot of people out there, who are struggling with the same issue. I understand it could have been our "fault" to link the wrong accounts, however, what could be done, SHOULD be able to be UNDONE, don't you think? :)

    35 votes
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  19. Skype active status inaccurate...fix please.

    Skype doesn't show my contacts accurate active status until I close the app down and reboot it. Having to do this every five minutes which is getting annoying. Please fix it so it's correct. (Example, signs people out after 3 minutes etc, not stuck on something that isn't right.)

    3 votes
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  20. 5 votes
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