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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 9 votes

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  4. 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.

    50 votes

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  5. 15 votes

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  6. 11 votes

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  7. 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…

    40 votes

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  8. outlook contacts

    option to show outlook contacts, search and dial them needs to be implemented (currently missing from 8.28). This functionality is implemented in Skype Classic and works just fine.

    46 votes

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  9. 之前發信息可以,有字體可以單獨加粗,現在的不可以了

    希望能像之前那樣 * 黑 * 字體就能加粗

    17 votes

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  10. Bring back privacy settings

    Allow me to define who can send me messages. Either only people on my contact list or everyone.

    174 votes

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    17 comments  ·  Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi everyone, thanks so much for this request. We have thought this through and due to other high priority engineering that the product needs we decided to prioritize other user-requested items for now. Please keep continue supporting this Idea and we will review it again later. I’ll let you know if anything changes.

    - Petr

  11. 9 votes

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  12. I want intagrated calling tab back.

    I want the integrated calling tab back. Don’t want skype calls going into my iPhone call history

    22 votes

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  13. 建议SKYPE共享声音与共享屏幕独立出来

    建议SKYPE共享声音与共享屏幕独立出来

    27 votes

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  14. 5 votes

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  15. 14 votes

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  16. 46 votes

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  17. 49 votes

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  18. 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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  19. 10 votes

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  20. 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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