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  1. Skype ID change/delete

    Have a possibility to change, or delete or merge Skype IDs. That is a big problem for all of us.

    Also, I am paying a Microsoft Pro package. I would need to be able to delete or change some of the services. Now, if I want to delete only my Skype ID I NEED TO DELETE WHOLE MICROSOFT ACCOUNT.
    Tahat's insane.

    4 votes
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  2. change my skype user name

    my skype name for people to find me is really weird and complicated and I wanna make a simplified short username but I’m not given the option to change it. my skype name can be changed but not my user name.

    10 votes
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  3. 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

    6 votes
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  4. 6 votes
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  5. give us a skype update for old version Ipad IOS 9.3.5 . We need this badly for our children at home for school due to CORONAVIRUS

    give us a skype update for old version Ipad IOS 9.3.5 . We need this badly for our children at home for school due to CORONAVIRUS

    15 votes
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  6. Have skype classic back for web!

    I'd love to have the old Skype Classic back from 2016. It's look nice even on the web as 2020 Skype isn't my favourite! 2016 Skype is my fave

    Vote if you'd love to have 2016 back in action

    14 votes
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  7. Unlinking Skype from Microsoft or but transferring to another Microsoft account

    Is it technically impossible to unlink Skype account form Microsoft account, or ist it just an unwillingess of Microsft to do that. Many of us have the same issue and my opinion is that Microsoft is dooing nothing.

    19 votes
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  8. Encryption on video calling should be done asap

    Skype should use end to end encryption for video calling

    4 votes
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  9. 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.

    23 votes
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  10. 12 votes
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  11. Only organizer or group calls has the control

    I've been teaching to kids using this tool and they discovered they can disconnect their classmates from the call. It would be PERFECT if only I could control that.

    8 votes
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  12. Skype on smart TV again

    Dear Sir / Madam,

    Can you please make Skype available again on Smart
    TV's.

    During the Corona pandemic it can be very usefull to stay in touch with your family.

    Thanks in advance,

    Krisztina

    9 votes
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  13. I Wanna to Change Skype Name

    Wanna To Change Skype Name. U must to have a Button can Change Same another data

    6 votes
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  14. call admin management

    I suggest the ability to decide group call administrators. to take away the administrator power of some people in group calls. I also suggest activating a call log to understand who removes other people from the call. These functions are useful in conferences and in call management

    12 votes
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  15. Have option for all participants to be shown in a gallery view format in Skype desktop for windows

    For Skype desktop for Windows: Have the option for full screen divided as equally as possible between all participants in chat, possibly with speaker highlighted &/or minimally larger.
    Just had family chat and found it difficult with the 4 large and rest as small bubbles at the top. It wouldn't be too bad if they had to all be in bubble .form but equal square in size might be better.

    8 votes
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  16. Skype Name

    allow users to change skype name for their own preferred names

    7 votes
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  17. Change Skype Name

    The ability to change the profile name would be helpful instead of creating a new account.

    Sometimes people can outgrow Skype names.

    7 votes
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  18. Allow PC Users to add custom sound effects

    Hi, I doubt anyone from Skype will see this, but I think it would be so cool if you could add custom sound effects (like custom notification sounds) to skype. I think this would be a huge help for peoples needs, and would also make those who miss the sounds from Classic Skype happy. Thanks!

    9 votes
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  19. When u are taking the online class if someone will remove or mute u it doesn't show the name of that participants who has muted or removed u

    When u are taking the online class if someone will remove or mute u it doesn't show the name of that participants who has muted or removed u. please update this featt

    9 votes
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  20. Add group video chats among echo show devices

    Enable group video chats among multiple echo shows

    12 votes
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