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  1. hard to find a group or contact

    It's hard to find a group or Contact if I didn't remember or couldn't input the correct name of a group or contact with the new version

    7 votes
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  2. 10 votes
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  3. 通话界面如果能同时显示联系人列表和群信息就更好了。通话时,切换到别的app,Skype留在屏幕上那个界面占的区域太大了。

    通话界面如果能同时显示联系人列表和群信息就更好了。通话时,切换到别的app,Skype留在屏幕上那个界面占的区域太大了。

    5 votes
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  4. 如果可以選擇不要自動登錄會比較好。

    如果可以選擇不要自動登錄會比較好。

    43 votes
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  5. 发送mp3音频文件时还是用文件的形式发送(旧版)

    现在直接成为一条语音不方便,也没有办法跳时间点

    13 votes
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  6. 在旧版本的基础上加上录屏的功能

    旧版本很好用,新版本只是华丽的外表,并没实际用处,更多的是不方便!

    26 votes
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  7. Remote desktop feature.

    Allowed friends can do mouse operation on shared screen to help friends.

    13 votes
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  8. Native dialer on android

    Make it that skype can handle native calls and be the default dialer app on android. Go a step further and give it a "handoff" feature for calls using Wi-Fi, similar to Apple devices

    16 votes
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  9. Saving All Chat History From Beginning To Now *&* Moving Forward, W/ The Ability To View Chat History Like Before.

    It is very important for many of us to be able to continue to have our chat history on Skype from the beginning to now and moving forward.. Along with the option to view history, like we did on Skype V7, by going to "Conversation" and "View History". This would allow us to go back where we needed, without going at a snail's pace. Whether that be going to the very beginning, a year, or a month. This was very efficient and helpful. Thank you.

    111 votes
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  10. Organizing contacts the way we want in Favorites &, then, Skype keeping contacts in alphabetical order, like before. No suggestions, please.

    Let us be able to organize contacts the way we could in V7, especially with "Favorites". I have six in "Favorites" and I love being able to organize them from top to bottom, with who I need to talk to the most. Someone special is at the top and I'd like them to stay there, above anything, including suggestions. On Skype V8, Skype's suggestions were at the top and "Favorites" were underneath and not how we organized them, either, but all out of order. How it was organized in V7 was perfect. Thank you.

    91 votes
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    We hear you  ·  Paul responded

    We will not force you to see Suggestions in your Contact list soon…

  11. Share or not share contact list in each contact (it could be asked when we add a contact)..

    When we add a contact we have a standard contact list qnd we can create groups of contacts, like friends, family, job, etc. It would be nice if we can share contact lists or individual contacts.

    20 votes
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  12. Send a message with skype from Google Assistans

    I want to just be ablet to say Okey Google send a message with skype to my (name) and a message attach to it.

    Use this function with Viber but missing that support for skype.

    8 votes
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  13. delayed messaging

    Sometimes I find something online (such as a Youtube video) and I want to send a friend the link. However, it may well be the middle of the night for my friend if they live on the other side of the world. I don't know if they have audio alerts switched on and I don't want to wake them for something that is trivial.

    It would be good if I could create a message and then order it to be sent at a more convenient time, a few hours into the future. Apologies if this is already possible and I…

    15 votes
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  14. Update Skype UWP to Skype 8.0 design with fluent design

    Skype UWP is so outdated. Please update the Skype UWP with fluent design for Windows 10. MS should give priority to Windows users and work on apps for windows first and release as feature complete rather than half baked one

    9 votes
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  15. Channel or broadcating

    Just copy channel from Telegram!

    17 votes
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  16. Skype should Intelligently switch from Skype to Skype to text like Apple does with iMessage

    One thing that I can say about Apple's iMessage is that I love the way it intelligently switches from iMessage to text for users that don't have iMessage on their devices. If Microsoft could implement such a feature for Skype and then add all of Facebooks nice features then I think Skype would be much more useful for people.

    9 votes
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  17. Skype Number should be allowed to receive text.

    You can send messages from your Skype Number if you set it as primary on Skype. It would be nice if a person could receive messages on their device. A person could potentially turn a tablet or PC that only has wifi into a device that can make/ receive calls and text. Only the receiving part is missing.

    24 votes
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  18. 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.

    18 votes
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  19. 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.

    9 votes
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  20. Add Google's RCS support to Skype

    Add Google's Rich Communications Services (RCS) to Skype so that support is native when a user switches Skype to be there default text app.

    17 votes
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