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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.

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  1. 6 votes
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  2. Why Can't I CALL my girlfriend in Tunisia, N.Africa

    WHY CAN'T I CALL MY GIRLFRIEND IN TUNISIA, N. AFRICA? YOU HAVE SOUTH AFRICA?

    1 vote
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  3. Why Can't I CALL my girlfriend in Tunisia, N.Africa

    WHY CAN'T I CALL MY GIRLFRIEND IN TUNISIA, N. AFRICA? YOU HAVE SOUTH AFRICA?

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  4. A great feature would be add the ability to make your computer into a skype server for others on the internet by processing data for them.

    A wonderful idea would be to be able to turn your computer into a Skype server like team fortress classic so that others on the internet can process the data faster and in better quality adding to the overall processing power of the conversation so that more people can be added to a conversation like for a church group that way everyone that goes to that church can join in the conversation at once.

    1 vote
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  5. Include the "delete chat history" function that used to exist of the classic skype

    The ability to delete your messages to prevent yourself and whoever you sent them to from ever seeing them again was (in my opinion) the best feature lost from the Classic Skype. Discord doesn't have this as a built in feature yet, but it is possible through a browser extension.

    5 votes
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  6. 1 vote
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  7. 1 vote
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  8. Is it too much to ask that a video is automatically recorded when I am added to a group meeting?

    When my profile is added to a group and there is a video I would like skype to record the video and send a push notification asking if I would like to view the video. Incase I forgot to watch the video or did not receive a reminder to for the meeting or did not set a reminder.

    4 votes
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  9. font size and be able to bold

    the older version, you were able to make your font bigger and bold, is there a way to make that happen again, there are a lot of us that are vision impared, and would help a great deal, thanks

    3 votes
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  10. emoji ethnical

    Create an emoji that is culturally diverse.

    3 votes
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  11. 2 votes
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  12. Old message before uptade

    Hello, it is very important that we can retrieve messages on Skype before the update! Find a solution to find old messages. Please ! Its very important !

    4 votes
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  13. Full date and time stamp on messages

    For personal legal purposes it would be extremely helpful to have full date and time stamp for messages not days of the week

    1 vote
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  14. i would like to have first screen to show latest conversation done ( and not the first ever ) by using the button for rearranging

    i would like to have first screen to show latest conversation done ( and not the first ever ) by using the button for rearranging PLEASE !

    2 votes
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  15. 4 votes
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  16. when sharing the desktop the little window with the person you are talking disappears(((( how can you fix this window on top of all other wi

    when sharing the desktop the little window with the person you are talking disappears(((( how can you fix this window on top of all other windows and demonstrations? thanks

    4 votes
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  17. 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.

    5 votes
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  18. Background

    Only backgrounds are dark and light
    So i want other backgrounds to
    Make the Skype have better quality

    4 votes
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  19. What if Skype can call to the iNum initiative DIDs?

    What if Skype can call to the iNum initiative DIDs (that starts with +883)?

    2 votes
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  20. Preference to allow to change status from away to active whe ncopmuter wakes from sleep/boots

    As some people want skype to keep their status set to "away" even after a reboot, and others would like it to automatically switch to active after a reboot (or when the computer wakes from sleep), it's probably not a bad idea to make a preference to allow the user to choose what happens in those cases.

    1 vote
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