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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. Display both Skype Real Name and Custom Name

    Since we can easily change custom skype names, I think it is more useful to display skype real name of the user too, to avoid confusions.

    16 votes
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  2. enable the old system with a profile photo where you could shrink or stretch it to fit in the window and please use the old square frame

    enable the old system for a profile photo where you could shrink or stretch it to fit in the window and please use the old square frame which was much better than the present stupid fixed size circle where the photo has to be adjusted on the profilers PC before using.

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  4. Username Profile Adress

    Please, give us the possibility to share our profile like Telegram. For instance :

    https://skype.me/"Username"

    14 votes
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  5. Profile banners

    It would be cool if we can set profile banners. Almost like google+ has

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    Thanks for the feedback. We are considering a number of ways to better integrate experiences across Skype. However, we don’t have any specifics to share on this request. Please keep continue supporting this Idea.

    - Petr

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