I am using a MAC and the MAC version of Skype.
How do I completelu disable and turn off Skype Wifi?
I don't EVER want to use Skype Wifi. If I can't get a connection without Skype Wifi, then I don't want a connection.
How do I tell Skype to NEVER inform me of Skype Wifi and NEVER even attempt to make a Skype Wifi connection on my behalf.
If I cannot remove the Skpe Wifi option then I will just uninstall and abandon Skype.
I stumbled across this question on the Windows side and attempted to follow their directions, but apparently I offended them when I said that the Mac version had no ability to turn off the Skype Wifi. If the interface to Skype on Windows is so completely different than the Windows version, then Skype isn't a serious application with a team that is planning for the future.
So... Is there a way to disable the Skype Wifi BS on a mac?
I have the same issue. I have been stung by Skype WiFi charges when I clicked 'Connect' when Skype popped up, not realising that Skype was asking to connect a new feature that charged me per minute for internet access.
I want to turn this feature off and I want to send a complaint about the charges on my account for a service I never asked for. Unfortunately I cannot work out how to do either from the skype support forums. It seems we can only ask questions and vent on the forums and hope that someone might grant our wishes.
Isn't it telling that Skype has not answered that question yet? There is no turn off Skype wifi button. They want you to accidentally connect to Skype wifi and slam you with the charges. There is no warning that you are paying for the connection, nothing. Since this is a system which takes money out of my wallet without my authorization I call this systematic theft. Be warned ... Skype is stealing money from you.
You will find this option under Skype - Preferences - General.
Untick the first item which is "show status in menu bar".
It was driving me crazy too until I finally worked it out.