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Cannot share wslg stuff in skype

When in a skype conversation, I have a wslg window open (with emacs running there) and want to share it. When I invoke screen sharing I am presented with a choice of buttons corresponding to sharing ...
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Skype Notifications Not Working After StartUp

I'm using the Windows 10 Skype App and enabled autostart. However, I do not receive any notifications for Skype, as long as I don't manually start/open it for the first time myself. I tried to add the ...
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Change background in Skype "Together mode"

Today I got to experience the "Together mode" in Skype version 8.67.0.97 in Windows 10. While that was very fascinating, I'd like to change the background photo so that it looks like we're ...
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Skype's big and small in-call windows

During a call with regular Skype on Windows 10 I typically see two windows: the main one that would contain the other party's video or shared screen, and a small one that just has the other party's ...
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How do you add another group admin in Skype?

I created a Skype group but now I want to add another person as admin. How can I do that?
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Is it possible to receive incoming video call in Skype on a computer without camera and microphone?

After a long time I have tried using Skype again and found it to be unusable. I cannot receive video calls from another person. I do see an incoming call notification, but when I click "Accept" the ...
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Two Skype Windows [duplicate]

The latest bizarreness of Skype I noticed recently: When there is an unread message and a notification in the systray icon and I doubleclick it, two Skype windows appear. They have the same content. ...
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Disable Skype "Update your Background Apps setting" notification without disabling all Skype notifications

Whenever I put my Windows 10 device into battery saver mode, I get the following message: Update your Background Apps setting You may be missing Skype calls and messages due to your current settings. ...
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Retrieving a Skype recording that's more than a month old

I lost a recording of a Skype call that was recorded back in January. Is there any way of retrieving that recording from Skype as it's 30 days already and I'm unable to access it anyway.
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Windows 10: Skype on startup - how to disable

Skype has been changed from a stand alone application to a microsoft store application which changes how it used to be managed for windows 10. I always had skype disabled on startup for a long long ...
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How to run old good classic Skype 7.41.0.101 after January 2019?

Until recently, it was possible to refuse Microsoft's offers to update Skype 7.41.0.101 to version 8.X. But since today, when I try to run Skype 7 on Windows 10, it starts for just a few seconds, ...
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How to export call history chat data from Skype

I recently wanted to export all of my Skype chats / calls in order to be able to process them elsewhere (get some statistics on time spent calling, messages sent...). However I found that most ...
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Save full Skype chat history including photos

I am moving to a new computer and Skype account and would like to make a backup of a specific chat in the old account including the files shared in the conversation. The files that Skype saves in the ...
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Skype UWP camera too dark - ok in Camera app/ Skype desktop

I found out that I appear really dark in Skype UWP (Skype for Windows 10). There's no way to adjust brightness or any other camera settings from within it. However, the same camera works great in ...
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Unable to resize "Skype for business" contact list

Yo, I am unable to resize the contact list. When I hover over the divider line the cursor changes to the "Horizontal resize" cursor (the double ended arrow), but when I drag side to side it only ...
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How to start Skype from command line in windows 10 or start it at startup automatically?

I tried to run Skype.exe but it is not found. There is also no location properties on skype icon in start panel. I would like to trigger it after startup. In Skype settings i did not find this option. ...
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Disable auto start of Skype for Windows 10 [duplicate]

Before the latest update of Skype on Windows, there was an option under Tools - Settings to "Start Skype when I start Windows". In Skype version 12.1815.210.0 running on my new laptop on Windows 10 ...
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How to stop Skype from starting automatically when booting Windows 10?

How to stop Skype from starting automatically when booting Windows 10? I can't find such an option, either in the Skype app settings or in the Task Manager > Startup tab.
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How to change Skype for Windows 10 notification color in Windows 10 tray

I use the new Skype application that is a Windows 10 Store app. I don't like to see the incoming messages as a preview, so I always relied on the orange blinking of the "old" skype indicating of the ...
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