Skype is a software application that allows users to make voice calls, instant message, and video conference over the Internet.

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Setting default apps for skype [duplicate]

Is there a way to change the default apps to use with Skype? I am very annoyed at how stupid Bing is when handling addresses compared to Google maps and would like to use Google maps as my default. ...
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Setting default apps in skype

Is there a way to change the default apps to use with Skype? I am very annoyed at how stupid Bing is when handling addresses compared to Google maps and would like to use Google maps as my default. ...
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How to resize the upper part of skype chat view window?

I find the GUI in the chat view incredibly wasteful of screen estate especially on smaller monitors. Is it possible to resize the whole upper part of the chat view, or resize the buttons or reduce the ...
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How can you tell if someone has read your message on skype? [closed]

does anyone know you can tell if someone has read your message on skype?
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Recoding volume very low when using RHA MA750i headset with Microsoft's Surface Book

I have an RHA MA750i headset which work perfectly as a headset with my Android phone, and to listen to music on my Core i7 Surface Book. However, when using them with Skype or Skype for Business on my ...
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V(ideo)oIP solutions that can handle DxTory DirectShow output? [on hold]

Are there any personal (as in Skype, not WebEx) applications that allow sharing video and audio via network that support DirectShow as source? Skype apparently managed to do this a long time ago, but ...
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How to troubleshoot microphone or audio recording not working in Windows 7?

I have the following problem on Windows 7. The built-in microphone of my laptop does not seem to be working. Either that (i.e. the mic hardware is not working), or it may be a software problem, i.e. ...
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Skype call default to share my screen automatically?

I often call my teamates and share my screen. Is there a setting that allow me to share my screen as my voice call start automatically? I'm using Skype on Windows 7.
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Make your name stand out like using /me command but instead of being bold, the my name should be like a link?

I'm wondering about a trick (used in Skype chatting) to do something very similar to what you can do with the command /me, such as if my Skype name is abc, after typing /me is feeling tired, the ...
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How to share local network links with team messenger?

I'm working in advertising agency, and we often need to share local links within Windows 8 and 10 network. Files are big, so you can't attach them to messages. For communication we use slack and ...
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How can I get Skype to show all chat messages on the left?

I have a problem with the horizontal alignment of chat bubbles in Skype. I am using Skype on various computers. So far all Skype installations have shown messages aligned to the left (chat partners ...
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Skype Reports that Camera is Already in Use on Windows 10 [duplicate]

I was working on getting Skype working on a Windows 10 machine and when I went to select a camera from the list in the Video Settings, it read that my Camera was already in use by another application, ...
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Skype for Business 2016 filling Outlook Drafts with 'Missed Conversation' messages

In testing SFB 2016, an offline message was sent from user A to User b's personal account. Now user A's drafts folder in Outlook 2016 is filling with messages (150 a day, same timestamp) stating - ...
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Can you use Audacity to change Skype audio live?

So I would like to use Audacity in order to be a bridge between Skype calls and my mic, for example to change the tempo or add sound effects and such during a call. Is it possible to do this? So ...
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Why isn't the mic volume and receiving volume working?

When I join a group call, host a group call, or call the Echo/Sound Test Service my mic starts to increase in volume as I speak and the volume of my friends is maxed out. I can't lower it. The ...
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I can not install the necessary dependencies for Skype for Fedora 23 x86_64

Hi I have a HP Envy dv7 with an uname -a output of: Linux MercadesBendz 4.4.7-300.fc23.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Apr 13 02:52:52 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux lspci output of: 00:00.0 ...
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Skype microphone not working, Surface Pro 3

I have a surface pro 3, with Skype 7.22.0.109 installed on Windows 8.1. When in calls, I can hear received audio, but my microphone will only give static or nothing. I have checked in the settings and ...
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Find out another Skype user's IP address

Skype has hidden user's IP by default so Skype resolvers are useless now. Can you still obtain person's IP if they are in your contacts list? Or is there no way to do that now?
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Windows 10 Skype freezes when using keyboard layout shortcuts

I have Windows 10 installed on my machine. I am using the keyboard shortcuts for switching between keyboard languages(layouts). For instance, I use Ctrl+1 to switch to my primary language. If I press ...
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Cannot unregister camera from Windows 7

TL;DR: How to unregister a camera from Windows? Windows 7 Professional I've (stupidly) installed some drivers that would allow my smartphone to appear as a webcam in Windows. I have since removed ...
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How to edit the last sent message in Skype for business

In my private Skype, it is possible to edit the last sent message by typing the 'arrow up' key. This is very useful if you want to correct a typo or erroneously sent your message to the wrong person. ...
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Skype4Py line break

I try to use Skype4Py for Nagios notifications. I already can send messages from command-line. Now I try to insert line-break character (carriage return) into body of message. I use the following ...
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How to delete Skype contact categories?

I currently have 20 different skype contact categories. For some reason each category have been cloned 30*+, so everytime I try to filter contacts, it's taking ages to load. Any suggestions on how I ...
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Mic on skype doesnt work well at all

I was using skype and I had gotten a new computer which I now use to play on. Skype then decides to add a static to the call. This then results in my friends moaning at me, if I boost my mic then more ...
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Hyperlinks in skype message

I am wondering if there is a way to send hyperlinks in skype messages. I tried this: <A HREF="http://www.example.com"> click here </A> but failed.. is there any solution to it? ...
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Can I setup Skype so it changes status automatically on a schedule?

I would like to set up Skype so it changes status automatically to available in the morning, and to do-not-disturb or invisible every day at 16.30. Is there any way to do so? I searched for such ...
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How can I prevent Skype from suggesting me to other people?

How can I keep my Skype profile from coming up as suggestions on other people's Skype account, even though I have their phone/email on my phone, or they have my phone/email on theirs?
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When logging in, Skype is always the focused App

I am having a problem with a Dell XPS 1820 (Windows 8.1) with concerns to a program not letting me into an account. The issue that persists is that when I log into another account, Skype opens ...
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Skype: How to hide last seen and last location?

Is there a way to hide your Last activity time and last location? I have just found that skype has showing last seen time and location of users Screen shot Many thanks for your attention.
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Resource Monitor - hard faults - threads

click to enlarge Task Manager => Performance => Resource Monitor. I have 16GB ram, and when I took that screenshot I had 8GB left. In fact, I tried setting Paging file to None (disabled) and that ...
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Windows Desktop to iPhone Messaging

I'm interested in a way I can have a 2-way conversation with staff who are office bound when I'm out and about with my iPhone. In the past we've tried Skype and Hosted.IM. They both worked OK but ...
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Skype overwrites ~/.config/Skype/Skype.conf settings on each incoming call (Ubuntu)

I have encountered the "hidden answer pop-up" issue while using skype for linux on multiple monitors. I found a way to configure where the popup appears by editing ~/.config/Skype/Skype.conf, and ...
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How to eleminate duplicate contact lists in Skype and prevent duplicates?

Recently I`ve opened Skype as usual and have seen this: All my contact lists have been duplicated. I guess this is a bug in Skype. How to purge redundant contact list entries? How to prevent this ...
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How to update skype contacts between android and windows desktop?

I have skype installed on my android phone and on my windows desktop. When I add a nr in the skype on Android it is not showing up on the skype on my windows desktop. In android I did Settings > ...
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Skype volume very low on first call?

I am using Skype 7.18.0.112 on Windows 7. Lately I have found that in the first call I make to someone the volume is very low and I have to put the system volume up to max to hear them decently. If I ...
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Is it possible to search through ALL Skype conversations at once? [duplicate]

I could not find any built-in feature for this in Skype. May be there is a plugin or some trick to do it... May be I can export all Skype history and then search it... Details: Skype version: ...
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Application for teaching programming to classmates [closed]

I'm looking for an application i can use to teach my classmates how to program. Well, i give some classmates courses of programming, and i would like a software that lets me share my screen, audio ...
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Saving Skype voicemail messages on a Mac

I would like to save two voicemail messages that I received today through Skype. I would like to do this quickly and get the source file if possible, or at least get the source file to open in an ...
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Installing Skype on Debian stretch/sid 64 bit without breaking the system

I'm not able to install skype-debian_4.3.0.37-1_i386.deb on Debian stretch/sid amd64. I followed the guide in the Skype website for Debian 7+ at 64 bit, that states to: dpkg --add-architecture i386 ...
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How to uninstall Skype for Business Web App Plug-in on Mac?

Installed this today and don't see it in the applications folder. I think the program used to be called Lync before it was changed to "Skype for Business". Anyway, I have no idea where the files are ...
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How to sort contacts alphabetically in Skype for Business

I am using Skype for Business. I observed that the list of contacts is sorted alphabetically, but by first name for some people and by family name for others, e.g.: Albert Einstein Doe, ...
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Play spotify through Skype?

So I tried this solution by an user Play music in a Skype call I followed the steps but when I asked my friend if he heard any music, he told me that there was a weird loud noise, but he could hear ...
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Can I use SONY MDR-ZX770AP as microphone in Skype?

I buy headphones SONY MDR-ZX770AP. From specification: In-line remote and mic for hands-free calls With an in-line remote and built-in microphone on the headphone cord, you can take ...
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Is it possible to overlay video with alpha channel over the desktop in real time (Windows)?

I'm going to run a pen&paper RPG game and one of my players will participate via Skype. I have this idea, to make his appearance more immersive, to cast some sort of futuristic HUD over the video ...
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Finding out who added me to a large group chat on Skype

Is there a way to find out who added me to a large group chat on Skype? I keep getting added to a large conversation with around 45 people and I can't figure out who it is as I have added many people ...
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Is there anyway to reduce bandwidth usage of Skype for business?

We use a lot of 'Skype for Business' (i.e. the new Microsoft Lync), that I use while consuming expensive roaming data. Was wondering, if there are options (similar to various VLC clients) that lead to ...
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Maximum amount of users in a Skype (Free) Group Video chat

A group of users in my office would like to use Skype for some regular meetings when they are out of the office. Is there a hard limit to how many users can be in a group video call with the Basic ...
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Features blocked when Skype for Business web app plug-in not allowed through firewall

If a user attempts to join an Office 365 Skype for Business web conference and they don't have the native client installed (inc. the older Lync client), they have the option to install the Skype for ...
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Decrease time of skype notification visibility

When new message from my contact appears in Skype it shows orange circle with number of events over its icon and inside contact toolbar: The problem is that If I want this notification be ...
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Can I make Skype not show popup notifications near the clock?

I run Skype on Windows desktop (not the Metro UI). When a Skype instant message comes in, Skype shows a notification in the bottom right corner of the screen. Can I turn them off? I already tried ...