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Community News - May 2015

by njs94 on ‎02-06-2015 18:22 - last edited on ‎02-06-2015 18:41 by Community Manager Community Manager (15,458 Views)

 Hi all,

Welcome to the May edition of the Community newsletter where you can find out all the latest news and updates from your Skype Community.

 

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Community User of the Week

by njs94 ‎18-05-2015 16:17 - edited ‎18-05-2015 16:19 (3,904 Views)

Congratulations to our new community user Lucian-Dunca who registered last week. Since joining, he has posted 5 messages, received 5 Kudos and earned 6 badges.

 

 

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Badges on The Community!

by johnnie760 ‎07-05-2015 13:58 - edited ‎07-05-2015 14:26 (8,036 Views)

We're delighted to announce that badges are now available on The Skype Community

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Community News - April 2015

by njs94 ‎01-05-2015 18:07 - edited ‎01-05-2015 18:08 (3,745 Views)

Hi all,

 Welcome to the April edition of the Community Newsletter where you can find out all the latest news and updates from your Skype Community.

 

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UPDATE 2 - Calls to Nepalese Landlines and Mobiles

by Staff Moderator Staff Moderator on ‎27-04-2015 17:52 - last edited on ‎18-06-2015 11:40 by Community Manager Community Manager (48,588 Views)

Skype responds to Nepal earthquake by offering free calls to landlines and mobiles

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Important notice for Facebook users.

by Community Manager Community Manager ‎16-04-2015 11:14 - edited ‎22-06-2015 09:05 (1,128,538 Views)

If you have linked your Skype and Facebook accounts then there are some changes coming up that you should be aware of.

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Community News - March 2015

by njs94 on ‎15-04-2015 15:52 - last edited on ‎15-04-2015 16:04 by Community Manager Community Manager (4,566 Views)

Hi all,

 

Welcome to the March edition of the Community Newsletter where you can find out all the latest news and updates from the Skype Community.

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Meet the Interns Nicole and Johnnie

by njs94 on ‎20-03-2015 13:56 - last edited on ‎20-03-2015 14:08 by Community Manager Community Manager (5,640 Views)

 Hi all!

Back in September Johnnie and I joined the Skype team as interns. We have loved working at Skype and have found reading through posts on the community essential in helping us create ideas to improve user experience. We felt it was about time we introduced ourselves so we each completed an interview.

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Community News - February 2015

by njs94 on ‎06-03-2015 11:08 (4,812 Views)

Hi all,

Welcome to the February edition of the Community Newsletter where you can find out all the latest news and updates from Skype Community.

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UPDATED: Changes to your Skype online status

by Staff Moderator Staff Moderator ‎17-09-2014 16:14 - edited ‎07-01-2015 13:13 (244,572 Views)

If you use Skype on a mobile client, we’ve recently made changes to the way your Skype status is shown to your contacts. Now, when you are offline on your desktop client and not active on your mobile client for five minutes, your status will be changed from Online to Away.

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Community News – July 2014

by WiktorO ‎21-07-2014 15:10 - edited ‎21-07-2014 15:16 (10,978 Views)

Hi all,

 

Welcome to the latest edition of the Community Newsletter – the place where you can find the most important updates from the Community. 

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Update Skype now to improve your experience

by Community Manager Community Manager ‎17-07-2014 09:30 - edited ‎17-07-2014 10:21 (157,557 Views)

Over the past year, we’ve introduced lots of exciting new ways to bring people together, such as free group video callsvideo messaging and chat enhancements.

 

We want everyone to experience the best Skype has to offer – from enhanced quality to better reliability to improved security – and the newest version of Skype is the way to do that. So everyone can benefit from the latest improvements, we’ll retire older versions of Skype across all platforms, including mobile devices, in the near future. It’s easy to update Skype...

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Meet Jite - Skype employee

by WiktorO ‎11-07-2014 09:38 - edited ‎15-07-2014 11:40 (5,700 Views)

Hi all!

 

This month I'd like you introduce you to yet another Skype employee. Jite has only recently joined the Skype Community. She's extremely passionate about improving your experience with Skype.

 

 

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What's a Community Ambassador?

by acryan on ‎26-06-2014 09:00 (5,264 Views)

Have you ever wondered what a Community Ambassador is and what they do on the community?

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Adding a contact with the least possible actions

by WiktorO on ‎24-06-2014 13:11 (4,658 Views)

The Least Possible Actions series is back! This time we’re tackling the quickest way to add a contact on Windows.

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Community News - June 2014

by WiktorO on ‎16-06-2014 13:03 (4,177 Views)

Hi all,

 

Welcome to the latest edition of the Community Newsletter – the place where you can find the most important updates from the Community. 

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Meet Michael - Community Ambassador

by WiktorO ‎05-06-2014 12:01 - edited ‎05-06-2014 18:09 (5,803 Views)

Hi all!

 

I have some great news for you – our Community Ambassador team has just gained a new member!

 

I’d like to introduce you to Michael who is our new CA from the Philippines.

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Community News - May 2014

by WiktorO on ‎15-05-2014 12:00 (5,574 Views)

Hi all,

 

Welcome to the latest edition of the Community Newsletter – the place where you can find the most important updates from the Community. 

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Least Possible Actions to Start a Call on Windows

by WiktorO on ‎12-05-2014 11:45 (4,027 Views)

Looking to save some time? We’re starting a new series of Tips & Tricks articles with the quickest ways to perform some common Skype tasks and we’re kicking it off with starting a call on Windows.

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Meet Aoife, Matthew and Wiktor - Skype employees

by WiktorO on ‎07-05-2014 12:00 (5,404 Views)

Hi all!

 

About 3 weeks ago, we stepped away from our usual interview format and introduced you to two people in one interview. This week, we’re kicking it up a notch and bringing you an interview with 3 people (including myself)! 

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Thank you for 2,000,000 registered community members

by Community Manager Community Manager ‎07-05-2014 09:56 - edited ‎07-05-2014 10:07 (2,554 Views)

Umm... Hello...?

 

You’ll have to excuse my nerves, I’m a little bit stage shy. You see, I just learned there’s over two million of you out there. You heard right, our Skype Community just welcomed its 2,000,000th member! That’s an absolutely huge achievement and it’s all thanks to you.

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Skype stories on and off the red carpet

by Wesley24 on ‎05-05-2014 09:01 (1,003 Views)

Sometimes Skype makes you part of really amazing and unexpected moments. I am living proof of that...

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Help us win a Lithy award for the 3rd year in a row. We need your votes!

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Skype Loves Bringing Groups Together – With FREE Group Video Calling

by Community Manager Community Manager ‎28-04-2014 15:13 - edited ‎28-04-2014 21:53 (49,974 Views)

(This is a guest post by Phillip Snalune)

 

When not in the office at Skype, I’m part of a cycling team with a group of four local friends. We’re training for a coast-to-coast charity cycling event but spend our weeks in disparate parts of the world on business. As planning for our training days is a challenge, we often rely on Skype group video calls to stay connected. Now that Skype group video calling is available to everyone, free of charge, it makes our group conversations even easier!

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Using Automatic Answering to Keep an Eye on Things

by WiktorO on ‎25-04-2014 12:00 (1,197 Views)

Have you ever wanted to keep an eye on your pets while travelling? This week’s Tips & Tricks post shows you how to do that and more!

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How many of these advanced tips for the Community did you already know?

by WiktorO ‎22-04-2014 15:16 - edited ‎22-04-2014 15:24 (3,311 Views)

In a new post this week, the Skype Tips & Tricks blog takes on some advanced features of the Skype Community. Did they get them all or can we still teach them a thing or two?

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Community News – April 2014

by WiktorO on ‎18-04-2014 12:00 (2,696 Views)

Hi all,

 

Welcome to the latest edition of the Community Newsletter – the place where you can find the most important updates from the Community. 

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Meet Rui and Aimi - new Community moderators

by WiktorO on ‎16-04-2014 15:58 (1,275 Views)

Hello and welcome to the latest interview in our series of profiles on Community Ambassadors, Moderators and Staff Champions. Today, we’re going to change things up a little bit and interview to people at the same time!

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The Big Skype Call Quality Roundup

by WiktorO on ‎11-04-2014 10:54 (1,099 Views)

Recently we brought you an article about solving Skype sign-in problems which was requested in a poll on the Skype Community.  A lot of you also asked for more information about improving the quality of Skype calls. There is a lot of information available on this subject, so we’re just going to pull it all together for you here!

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When the owner’s away, the pets will play... On Skype!

by Staff Moderator Staff Moderator on ‎10-04-2014 14:12 (1,417 Views)

Community user foxvalleyspirit shared this heartwarming tail of keeping in touch with their pets while on holiday.

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