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  1. PRINT option

    worst skype version! please bring back the feature where I can open the image on a 3rd party app so I can print it directly without saving it first...or you can add a print option. or you can just bring back the previous version.. you don't need to upgrade or DOWNGRADE.. previous version works just fine..

    6 votes
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  2. Add Do-Not-Disturb. Skype does not respect the iPhone DND, which is not good.

    Since Skype does not respect the iPhone DND settings, we need a way to block callers during specified times.

    9 votes
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  3. Refine your compromised account detection system.

    Non-compromised accounts of English as a Second Language tutors of RareJob Inc. who use personal skype accounts in contacting students who use personal accounts are being suspended/deactivated for sending contact requests.

    Their line of business via Skype should not be violations of the Fair Use Policy.

    RareJob Inc. Can be considered as one of your loyal customers for 11 years and counting.

    You already messed up with the UI. Will you also mess up the usage itself of Skype?

    87 votes
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  4. Ability to copy numbers again

    I get a lot of calls from numbers that I need to register. In the last version I was able to simply copy the number from the top of the screen. in this version you seem to be trying to go out of your way to hide the number so I can't use skype for my job. Please add that back. For god's sake you can't even right click in the recent calls tab

    5 votes
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  5. Skype should make a feature in the settings were all sent and received images and videos are automatically saved

    Skype should make a feature in the settings were all sent and received images and videos are automatically saved without having to hold down on the attachment and click save or download

    8 votes
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  6. BRING BACK SPELL CHECK + add translator and a grammar option


    • Please bring back spell check but also option to turn it off

    • add a grammar option or even a option to turn it off and on !!

    • improve auto correct

    200 votes
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  7. Remove the video crop feature.

    The video size should be maintained.
    If the camera has a wide angle, Skype should show the full size video and not a cropped version.
    I don't think a setting will be required, just avoid to crop the video.

    It is like buying a book and then cutting it to have the same size of my other books. At the end it will fit but it is unreadable.

    14 votes
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  8. Share screen

    Sharing screen in the previous version were better because window were borderless / transparent opacity 0%.

    Please, add the possibility to hide profile picture in the call, they take a lot of screen space.

    Remove window mode version (I have to click on float mode each time the other person share screen).

    I want my mouse to disappear when I don't move for a while.

    10 votes
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  9. where is privacy in your new version?

    You removed all privacy setting, now every time I call somebody the history of calls come out...
    Guys, what did you do to good program in the beginning like Skype?
    it's become a Monster with a lot of arguably gimmicks.
    It had to be a good tool for communication, not a overwhelming monster that does not even leave you the choice to stay anonym and I have to check every time the "magic icon"
    Very very very bad done.
    Full revers to ol' good times, please!

    12 votes
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  10. 6 votes
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  11. 6 votes
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  12. The new version does not allow to keep chat active when you close it (X).

    Before I could close it and I was able to receive callsa and messages. Same with mobile version.

    5 votes
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  13. Contact list addition

    Would like to have section on contacts page to allow personal notes to be stored about the contact.

    8 votes
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  14. Keyboard Shortcuts

    Please put back the keyboard shortcuts!

    29 votes
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  15. I don't like the sign in screen that does NOT require a password! Anyone can sign in to my account on my pc, how is that a good thing??

    What happened to the password on the sign in screen?? Anyone can sign into my account with one click....this is not good, no privacy. Might have to dump skype.

    20 votes
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  16. CALLER ID USING YOUR FRENCH SKYPE NUMBER & NEW COUNTRIES !!!

    Can we have a date on when Caller ID using Skype number will be available for new countries such as France?

    It is good to offer Skype numbers for a lot of countries BUT if you cannot use the number you paid FOR OUTBOUND CALLS it is really depreciate your offer. You would benefit from many professional users using other apps much worst in terms of mobile experience for example. A juicy market you are unfortunately missing...

    Currently we are only limited to:
    USA
    UK
    Chile
    Denmark
    Estonia
    Poland
    Sweden
    Switzerland

    6 votes
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  17. Allow the option to backup history and chat in android

    Please allow the option to backup and may be export in chats on Skype android

    13 votes
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  18. Do not want to see myself in every snap shot please!!!

    If I take a snapshot my intention is to take photos of the other person NOT myself, please make snapshots single not double only that other person.

    9 votes
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  19. 11 votes
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  20. filter contacts

    Filter contacts by who is online or not.

    6 votes
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