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

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Permanently remove Skype icon from taskbar

I'm using Skype 7.25.0.106 on Windows 10 Enterprise. I'd like the Skype icon to disappear from the taskbar when I'm signed in. The disabling of the setting in "Tools > Options… > Advanced > Advanced ...
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How to emulate a Microphone?

I don't have a microphone and I don't want to buy one. I would love to take calls from my computer. We can easily convert text into speech with the help of sites like Google, ivona.com, etc. It ...
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Could SkyHistory change Skype into a type of organizer utility?

I've recently installed SkyHistory (http://scand.com/products/skyhistory/index.html) and still getting around on how to use it not only to categorize all my chats and highlight the most important ones ...
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Video calls on Samsung smart TV with Tizen OS [closed]

Unfortunately Skype is no longer supported on smart TV's. Is there any other application available for video calls? or is there any workaround to bring Skype back to TV. Thank you
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Change Skype Shortcut

does anyone know how to change a shortcut for Skype? Ctrl+Alt+Shift+3 Open the main window and put focus in the search box. I only found a regkey to disable shortcuts
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How does Skype gain access to port forwarding?

Whenever I go to my router's configuration > NAT > Virtual Servers, I see many entries titled "Skype UDP at 10.0.0.X:< port> (< port>)". I believe that these are being made by the Skype client ...
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Does Skype use only Ipv4 or also IPv6?

A simple question. Does Skype use IP version 6? If yes, how can i set it to use this type of addresses? Are there other VOIP application using IP version 6 (like VIBER or Whatsapp)? Thanks
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Some online applications and websites not working properly on Mac OSX

Some websites and some online applications are working and some are not. Skype and Discord do not connect, for example. I assumed this would be a DNS problem and tried changing it to another one, ...
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Skype prevents computer from shutdown

Skype is preventing the computer from shutting down. This error dialog appears on the shutdown screen (the one where you can only take pictures of the screen) and without user interaction, leads back ...
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Skype starts on boot, ignoring the option setting

For the last two days, Skype has been starting when I boot my computer. This is happening on both of my computers (both of which are Windows 7). Up until that point, Skype did not display this ...
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Searching chat history in Skype For Business

I had chat conversations (text) with my friend Adam 50 times over the past 200 days. Skype for Business does not collate all these conversations into one conversation across time. Instead, I literally ...
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Skype default log in name changes itself

On my Skype there are 4 log in names, two are mines and 2 are ones friends have used in the past when using skype on my computer. I only use one of the log in names and usually it is always the ...
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Always appear online with “active” (green dot) status on Skype for Business w/o losing messages

I would like to always appear online and active in Skype, so that if I forgot to login or have a glitch with it people won't assume I'm not working, etc, etc. It seems like some of my co-workers have ...
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How to remove unwanted contacts on Skype

I have a big privacy problem with unwanted address book contacts showed in skype for windows desktop. What I did is: Logged in with the skype account (a work account) on my personal Android ...
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Skype app video not visible while in chat

Regarding possibly bug in Skype app. Android User, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. As the title to my question explains my video turns off. When I video chat with my fiance and switch to the chat window the ...
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Skype for business federation difficulty, federation works to limited partners

Maybe just a simple question but for me, it's quite a brain breaker at this moment. Situation: We have a working Lync 2013 server environment, including an (I think) properly set up Edge server. ...
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How do I find out who initiated a group call?

How can I figure out who initiated a Skype group call? I am getting various unwanted group calls, and the call logs simply says "Group call" and "Missed group call."
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Virtual Audio Cable and skype

I need a way to send computer sound AND microphone sound through Skype. I have had a set up in the past that involved using Virtual Audio Cable and like 3 or 4 instances of its repeaters, but I have ...
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Skype: Display more than one contact list at the same time

Is there a way that i can display more than one contact list at the same time? I remember the old MSN where i could have multiple custome made, contact lists, but now Skype will only display one list ...
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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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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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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 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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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 ...