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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. Skype Classic - Premium Subscription

    Make Skype Classic a paid product, with the promise of no further 'updates' or 'support', it is literally money for nothing, the demand for it is huge, we can split the $$$, I'd take like 10% for the idea!!!!

    18 votes
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  3. outgoing fax

    If your paying for an outgoing calling you should be able to FAX to the Number your calling

    17 votes
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  4. Skype Number Caller Information

    Skype number calling idea. When a caller is calling, Skype looks up the number in the web directory and pulls information on that caller ID number. I.E. business name, Spam, person's name... similar to how android pull their caller ID number information.

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  5. I've been using Skype since 2005 for English tutoring, could we get an invoicing plugin for Skype so I can invoice instantly?

    I'd like to be able to use Skype for my tutoring and then use it to send invoices to my clients using the same account/s. For example, I teach 'Zoe' for 1 hour and charge her $90.00, I'd like something that would allow her to pay by CC or DD through a secure plugin on the Skype app. This would also be able to keep records of session dates and times and invoicing information in the same place. I've been using Skype since 2005 for my business and it's great, I'm very thankful for the app. I think I'm the…

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    We hear you  ·  rorymc121 responded

    Hi there,

    Thanks for your input, we really like this idea and will add it to our new product ideas internally for discussion!

    Many people will find use for this as Skype is often used by teachers and solo entrepreneurs who would find such a feature very useful when running their small business.

    One suggestion I have in the meantime is to try out Skype Money if you haven’t already. You can send and also request money using PayPal directly from Skype, so if your student has PayPal you can use this for payments in the app :)

    https://support.skype.com/en/faq/FA34766/what-is-money-and-how-do-i-use-it-in-skype

    Hope this is useful.

    Best,
    Rory

  6. Allow Microsoft gift cards to be used to pay for Skype services

    It would be nice if I could pay for Skype services using the money that's already in my Microsoft Account. Please replace Skype Account features with Microsoft's native payment features.

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  7. Replace Skype Credit with Microsoft Reward Points

    Skype credits is one of those things that is only used for Skype. It would be nice if Skype credit was replaced with Microsoft Reward Points instead since the points can be used for a variety of services.

    11 votes
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  8. Allow direct purchases rathen than using skype credits

    while getting a skype number the option is to use skype credit...this makes the taxation twice to use just one service 1. while buying skype credits, 2. while getting the skype number

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