Welcome to Skype Ideas!

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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  • Ideas older than 5 months with less than 5 votes will be deleted.
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  1. There should be option to remove someone from group chat

    There should be an option to remove someone from group chat

    1 vote
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  2. Even the freaking ideas/feedback page does not work properly

    Since Microhorror took over Skype, with these useless updates it became unusable. Creation of jobs for Microhorror employees.

    1 vote
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  3. add emojis to the bar by the share screen button

    add emojis to the bar by the share screen button. there are only 5 choices now.

    1 vote
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  4. zoom like capabilites

    Make skype operate as easily as zoom for inviting participants; Would use over zoom bucause skype is trustworthy

    2 votes
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  5. Responding to Issues

    Would be better if you would answer on Facebook and Messenger if people need your help. So far I don't see one single button to get help with a live person instead of a robot. It really makes me crazy.

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  6. check for updates

    It would be helpful if Skype had a check for updates, instead of finding out from the media when an update is available.

    7 votes
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  7. Integration with "Share" functionality of Windows

    Since update of Microsoft Store version to 8.61.0.87 (app version 15.61.87.0), the integration with Windows' "Share" dialog is missing. I think it could be useful to bring it back.

    5 votes
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  8. Set audio volume on iPad

    It seems absurd that when I Skype on my iPad, I can't use the device's audio controls to increase the volume of the person being Skyped - it's too quiet and I can't do anything about it. Please change this.

    2 votes
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  9. 1 vote
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  10. 502 Bad Gateway

    Hi, I am unable to access skype due to here getting 502 Bad Gateway.

    1 vote
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  11. SKYPE (Android App) should provide sound over HDMI

    Skype (Android App) should make audio available over HDMI and not only video. The goal is to have the sound come out of the TV rather than the tablet. At present Skype video is ok on the TV screen but the sound only comes from the speakers of the tablet.

    4 votes
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  12. Group chat

    Now you can create a chat group on Skype, but there is a need to create contact groups within the same mother group,

    For example, there is an institution that has more than one department
    This institution can operate as a main group, and within this group other groups for each department

    2 votes
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  13. Proper help would be appreciated

    List of problems but nowhere to give your alternative problem.

    1 vote
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  14. 2 votes
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  15. Moderated chats should be able to block participants, members from calling.

    I find the moderated chat to be awesome. Only needs one more improvement. It should also prevent members from calling. There are too many accidental missed calls.

    3 votes
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  16. To be able to pin a message in a group chat.

    To be able to pin a message in a group chat.

    2 votes
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  17. Systemic Racism in Skype for Business

    I am distressed that all of the person/hand emojis in Skype for Business are specifically white-skinned. Lack of representation of BIPOC is one of the small but insidious ways that we continue to enforce white supremacy, and I want to see it changed.

    10 votes
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  18. 4 votes
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  19. 1 vote
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  20. release notes

    Ensure that before releasing a new version of Skype, you have the release notes posted on the Skype website. Moreover, please add a release notes section in the Skype application itself

    3 votes
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