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  1. 查看消息不方便

    查看信息也比较不方便,群组消息和联系人消息不好区分,有些信息也不是按照时间顺序排列,容易忽略一些信息

    7 votes
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  2. 搜索历史消息和搜索联系人不如旧版好用,联系人不能群组,群组的标题加了超链接但点击不能直接跳转

    搜索历史消息和搜索联系人不如旧版好用,联系人不能群组,群组的标题加了超链接但点击不能直接跳转

    7 votes
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  3. 9 votes
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  4. 12 votes
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  5. 当群里的人数多时就无法拨通群 ,就无法使用群通话

    很有必要 感觉不然很容易失去群的最大乐趣 群聊

    5 votes
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  6. keep Skype 8 backwards compatible with 7

    I have my contacts stored in a local Outlook data file. with Skype 7 I can directly call contacts from Outlook (fat client) via a right mouse click. This feature has gone in version 8 (desktop version)
    In earlier days, backward compatilbility was an evidence

    13 votes
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  7. 11 votes
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  8. Skype手机和电脑来电话听不到电话响铃声音,每每都会误解一些电话

    希望改进一下来电话声音响铃可以让我能听到来电话

    9 votes
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  9. 6 votes
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  10. Skype 安全性太差,连最基本的安全锁都没有,如果电脑手机丢失,Skype 里面的联系人信息与其他用户隐私数据与完全公开没什么两样,你们连最基本的用户隐私安全都不能保障,是不是有点说不过去啊?

    建议增加 PIN 码

    你们这收集建议里面强制收集用户信息就不合理,虽然你们写了“可以随时退出”,但是数据已经收集过去了,我还能自己从你们的数据库里面删掉吗?电子邮箱可以给你,姓名和IP地址让人很不舒服,本身电子邮箱就可以确认一个人的身份了,你们还要求那么多,是不是不合适呢?

    15 votes
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  11. 9 votes
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  12. a way to know if i'm being blocked or not a contact to my skype contacts. Why waste my time with someone not wanting to skype with me?

    It would help to know when you have been blocked or no longer a contact with someone on your contact list. If your messages arent getting through because you are no longer a concern of that contact, get a clue and dont send to them. This way, you dont waste time, and can clear up your contact list.

    19 votes
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  13. Double click entry automatically dials number

    Allow double clicking a phonebook entry to dial the number.

    11 votes
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  14. SKYPE is now no good at all

    There are no tools and the options have been drastically reduced. The updates have not improved the system one bit. Also at the instance when an update is to be downloaded - there is no clear information on exactly what the differences will be. Having learned to manage one system quite successfully, we are then cast totally adrift with a new - generally WORSE - system. Bad news !

    12 votes
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  15. Why can't I change the screen size to show both me and the person I am contacting. Half screen for both used to be available now not.

    Why can't I have the half screens as before ? the instructions and guidance in the programme are useless.
    Also - why is it not possible to easily change the text size in messages - as it was before microsoft took it over. It is more difficult and more unwieldy to use. SO far - alll bad news - so please give me a solution to this.

    8 votes
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  16. 9 votes
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  17. screen share

    Robust screen sharing should be implemented without dependency on a phone call. I should be able to share my screen and communicate via messaging / chat. Why do I need to be on call to share screen. Should be robust feature in and of itself. Also, you should integrate the whiteboard app with Skype. That is awesome.

    45 votes
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  18. 15 votes
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  19. 11 votes
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  20. Delete conversations means delete, not hide!

    So, the way that I have found this to work is that when I actually want to DELETE a conversation, somehow, after some time, it pops back again. That is not what should happen. I want to be able to get rid of conversations that are no longer of use for me, or I just don't want to remember some, or whatever reason.

    Add this option and, among a few others that should be there by default, at least on a PC (yeah, you got me, I mean KEY SHORTCUTS) and I most definitely guarantee to you that users will…

    34 votes
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