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  1. children control

    be able to create a skype account for kids, under control of an adult account

    2 votes
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  2. Please allow me to change my Skype username

    Allow us to change our Skype username without having to delete our Microsoft account. I'm a transgender man and my Skype username is still my female birth name, I hate it, want it gone, but unless I'm willing to delete my whole Microsoft account then I'm not able to, please fix this for all LGBTQ+ Community members

    5 votes
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  3. Save passwords and usernames for ALL accounts! (with option to not save)

    What is the point of asking you if you want to have your username/password remembered, if it gets forgotten once you sign out? If you have different ID's, you need to enter ALL THE DETAILS each time you switch back and forth. Seriously, please fix, I am not the only one complaining!!!

    You can have an option for those who don't want that info saved.

    3 votes
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  4. The Account Page

    I got confused as I did not know that a Skype # was different from a calling subscription. I would suggest you list them on the original account page as such as opposed to the Skype # as a feature. Navigating to find out they are 2 different charges is not obvious. Name them as 2 different subscriptions on the original account page. Or list the Skype # as a PURCHASED OPTION.

    1 vote
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  5. Two skype accounts associated with the same phone number

    I have my phone number as a primary sign in for my skype account, but recently i created a new account through my email and provided the same phone number, thinking the accounts will get merged, but a new account got made and my previous account (as phone no was primary sign in method) got replaced by the new account. Lost all my contacts and chats and cant sign in to the original account as the login method for both is the same now. So adding the number should have given me the message that this number is already associated…

    1 vote
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  6. Your help page is horrible... Shoot your self!!!!

    Your help page is horrible... Shoot your self!!!!

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  7. 1 vote
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  8. In the billing information a Skype user should be able to update his credit card information (more specifically the expiry date of a credit

    A Skype user should be able to update their credit card (especially the expiry date) by themselves by clicking on the expiry date button and not have to contact Skype support and wait and wait only to be told that it cannot be done and that it has to be done by the user. Just driving users around in circles unnecessarily.

    1 vote
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  9. FALSE ADVERTISING for "FREE" subscription, and no place does it tell u that u are not gonna get 1

    FALSE ADVERTISING for "FREE" subscription, and no place does it tell u that u are not gonna get 1

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  10. 4 votes
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  11. NEED QA type notice/software correction:

    my account was created; billing was initiated & then my acct was denied - incompatible Country code 66! But U continued billing: T

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  12. prevent having to sign in every time skype is opened

    Prevent having to enter user details and password every time skype loads as the laptop is turned on. Makes for a much smoother and better user experience.

    3 votes
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  13. Close my account button

    Have 1 simple button we can press to close/delete all are information and account.

    2 votes
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  14. 2 votes
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  15. 1 vote
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  16. account problem #NI

    Good day!
    i have a problem, i want to recover new password , because i forget my previous password, unfortunately Skype Technical support team dont want to help me. just they are asking to submit link which is very stupid link, and automatically receiving the email that the below information not sufficient. do u have any idea,what to do? if Skype management is really care the people's feedback and comfortable i really dont know. thank you :)

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  17. remove live from skype id

    Remove "live:" from Skype IDs. It looks silly and is prone to error.

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  18. Trato de conectarme a Skype pero me cobra

    Trato de conectarme a SKYPE pero no puedo debido a que me cobra y aunque descargue

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  19. 2 votes
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  20. Delete Skype account without deleting Microsoft account

    Have the option of deleting the Skype account from your Microsoft Live profile.
    An MS Chat helper has just written:
    "If you proceed to delete your Skype account, the associated Microsoft account will be closed as well"

    4 votes
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