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  1. Land line number as my Caller ID.

    Land line as Caller ID (not cell phone #)

    3 votes
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  2. Please make UI/UX simple any useful

    Please make UI/UX simple any useful as it was ~10 years ago

    1 vote
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  3. Porting Skype to FreeBSD

    Unfortunately, there is no version of Skype available for FreeBSD. There is a Skype for Linux version 8.55.0.141 available, however. As such, it should not be a major problem to port a version over the FreeBSD. It would be very much appreciated.

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  4. Una App para Microsoft

    Buenas noches equipo de Microsoft:                        

    Hoy les quiero presentar una idea sin precedentes que cambiara la vida de muchas personas. Somos un equipo de amigos que en nuestro tiempo libre hemos desarrollado la estructura de una App que revolucionará el mercado y la vida de muchas personas. 

    Espero que se encuentren un poco atraídos a descubrir de que se trata todo esto.

    Tenemos imágenes de como se verá la App en todas sus secciones. Y hemos documentado todo su funcionamiento. 

    Para mayor información y el envió del Pitch Deck…

    1 vote
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  5. Get back skype 7

    Skype 8 it's a *******.

    3 votes
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  6. Bulk Delete of chat history. Auto delete by date

    Bulk Delete of chat history. Auto delete by date

    10 votes
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  7. dont include with windows, dammit

    So, there's this thing called separate downloads and an uninstall button. Ever heard of those, Skype?

    3 votes
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  8. Deleting already previously deleted contacts of the Reccomended List when Finding New People

    This annoys me but I don't know how much it annoys other people. When I am going to find new people to talk to the list down below where it shows the people it recommends I talk to before I type in the username has everyone I have ever talked to even if I "deleted" their contact. Is there a feature that will allow me to delete those already deleted people? I want that to be fixed. When you delete the contact you won't ever see them on your account

    3 votes
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  9. web.skype

    web.skype for mobile Edge/Chrome browser to work

    1 vote
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  10. Skype and Android Auto

    In today's modern, electronic, and connected world, it would be FANTASTIC if Skype integrated with Google's Android Auto program!

    I use Skype EVERYWHERE but have to resort back to regular text messaging when in my car because the Google Assistant says it can't interact with Skype when using Android Auto. :(

    1 vote
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  11. you need to make a version for windows xp. i had it before and now it will not work. so you actually think i will buy a new computer? Lol...

    you need to make a version for windows xp. i had it before and now it will not work. so you actually think i will buy a new computer? Lol...

    1 vote
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  12. history

    I want to be able to delete all history from Skype, What is it good for? It should be up to people if they want to keep it or delete it...!!!

    4 votes
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  13. 1 vote
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  14. Please add Bangla(বাংলা) language

    Bangla(বাংলা)- Bangladesh

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  15. add a way to retrieve deleted contacts that u didnt mean to delete

    add an archive button that shows all deleted contacts that u have and also a delete forever button so if u truely never want to see or retrieve it again u have that option in ur archives

    2 votes
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  16. date format

    It is essential to either allow the user to choose date format, or use dd-mmm-yy. I say essential because the numeric dd/mm/yy and mm/dd/yy can be confused on 132 days each year. That 36% of the year.

    3 votes
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  17. Active Users - Default View on startup

    Have a default view after startup to show only ACTIVE contacts ONLINE like it used to do. I don't care about historical conversations that display many contacts not online.

    3 votes
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  18. Allow Skype customer service/chat to add old number back to my account

    I am trying to retrieve an old number that has expired. I spoke to Skype customer service online chat, they said the number is still available. But they are unable to add it back to my account. Please add a simple function that allows the Skype customer service representatives to reserve the number on my account. For example, through the normal process of me adding a number, when I select a number, the number will be reserved to my account for a set number of minutes/hours before I make the payment. However as a user it is not possible to…

    1 vote
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  19. Search function for specific number to purchase

    I am trying to get back an old Skype number that has now expired. It would make it much easier to be able to search for a specific number, instead of having to scroll through. Customer support has told me they can see the number I want is still available, but they are not able to add it to my account. By scrolling/refreshing the numbers to choose from it is impossible to find the number I am looking for as there are thousands. adding a simple search facility should be quite easy to add to the purchase process. please add…

    2 votes
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  20. Bug

    Hey, let me send in "a bug" screenshot. Don't tell me you can't or whatever cause I'm a programmer and a former tester who doesn't give a f***.

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