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  1. Save files inside folder which name match either chat name or group name

    It would be great to save files inside folder which name match with chat name or group name, currently either we have to choose where to save or it saves inside Skype folder, the feature I requested allow me to save files into a folder structure, this way files from different-2 clients or chats don't mix up, it can be a optional feature but this would be very useful.

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  2. Add the option to modify keyboard shortcuts

    I use skype allot and on different devices, so with so many different keyboard layouts sometimes it is hard to reach for example: if i want to hang up the call by using shortcuts, on wider keyboards it is harder to press ctrl + shift + H. So by adding the option to change which keys i wanna use for a specific action, then it makes it easier and more convenient to use them.

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  3. FOWARD CALLS FROM CELL TO SKYPE WITH A SKYPE NUMBER

    I would like to use Skype for answering calls directed to my cell number.

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    Can you please put import back on the skype because before i was able to import my Facebook contacts on my skype

    1 vote

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  5. Skype classic

    ok so im gonna be honest PLEASE BRING BACK SKYPE CLASSIC OR AT LEAST ADD A SETTING WHERE YOU CAN REVERT TO THE CLASSIC MODE WHER YOU GET ALL THE OLD SOUNDS AND LOGO PLEASE im sorry but Skype 8 is ugly and half of the Skype community thinks that to it like y'all copied Snapchat 😟

    1 vote

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  6. The ability to use Skype for emergency calls (what in the uk would be 999 calls).

    I am type one diabetic, I have a advice in my arm that links to my phone that sends me updates on blood sugar levels. Early this morning I could not find my phone, and was going into a hyper.

    The only means of communication I had was with Skype, and I couldn't call 999 if it became necessary on Skype.

    I eventually decided to go to Microsoft support, and a lady called Sarah eventually sorted it out by calling my phone repeatedly until I found it.

    I am explaining the whole thing, as you dont to have an autoimmune…

    2 votes

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  8. Settings for sharing screen

    Share screen mode for Skype doesn't normally work so if there is a way to have settings to be able to know or alter the problem, then it would be very helpful.

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  9. message sounds + ringtone sounds

    add sound to your app


    I think it would be great if you guys added the customizable ringtones back, im not sure why you removed them. and it would be AMAZING if you could enable / disable message sounds, and maybe even those sounds were customizable.

    i just want more sounds on this app, its so boring with literally the only sound being the notifications, ringtones, and your friend's voices. One more thing, imagine background sound, like ambience or calming music.

    Come on Microsoft! stick out from every other message program and give life to your app! for example, the…

    5 votes

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  10. Stop the automatic update of Skype on older Macs

    It's absolutely essential that Skype not automatically update on older computers with a version that doesn't work. STOP THIS NONSENSE. Be a responsible tech company, not one that sends older computers to landfill for no good reason.

    2 votes

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  11. Data storage location

    It would be great to be able to store Skype for Android data and cache on sd card. Or in any other location. It could be encrypted or not — per user wishes.

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  12. Please enable "mirror flip" AT ONCE!

    It is very irritating to see oneself as a mirror image on Skype for Desktop... Why is it available on Zoom and not on Skype? Any reasonable explanation?
    This is a trivial issue that can be fixed very easily.
    Thank you for you improving your product.

    2 votes

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  13. Shortcut for camera change

    Command Shift N should switch to the next camera

    1 vote

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  14. A

    Ability to delete past calls from list.

    4 votes

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  15. Option to Disable Automatically Converting Text Emoticons to Animated Emojis

    It's extremely irritating to me when messenger programs decide they get to dictate what emoticons I can use, because they want to "conveniently" substitute their own emojis for the text emoticons. I went to look for an option, given nearly all modern messenger programs have one, but as near as I can tell, Skype gives me zero control over it. I realize this is likely convenient for most people, hence why I'm asking for a toggle. I really like the look of text emoticons, and wish to be able to use them as I please.

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  16. http proxy authentication

    http proxy authentication settings for us, the great home users who run a caching/adblocking squid server with authentication.

    1 vote

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  17. Skype lautlos stellen

    Das einführen einer Funktion / Einstellungen die es ermöglicht Skype auf dem Smartphone lautlos zu stellen. Töne für Nachrichten und eingehende Anrufe komplett stumm zu schalten.

    1 vote

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  18. 1 vote

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  19. There should be auto correct definitely

    Option should come for the word you want to type and you can click on it and make it part of sentence.

    1 vote

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  20. I would like to change my ringtone because I started to associate it with my boss summoning me for early morning meetings.

    I would like to change my ringtone because I started to associate it with my boss summoning me for early morning meetings and that started to be my Vietnam.

    3 votes

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