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Recap iOS Live Event January 2016

by Community Manager Community Manager Wednesday - last edited Wednesday (177 Views)

A week ago on January 28th we hosted the third installment of our Skype for iOS Live Event here on the Skype Community. Take a look at our recap which summarizes the topics and next steps.

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At Skype, we are committed to breaking down communication barriers and getting the world talking. This is why we make Skype available on multiple platforms and continue to explore more ways to help you stay connected. Today we’re releasing a preview version of Skype integration for Slack that lets teams on Slack easily make a Skype voice or video call and reach conclusions faster.

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Ten years of Skype video: yesterday, today and something new…

by Community Manager Community Manager 4 weeks ago - last edited 4 weeks ago (2,017 Views)

10yrsvideo.pngTen years ago, NASA’s Stardust mission successfully brought back interstellar dust from a comet and the cloud existed only in the sky. That same year, Skype launched a new innovation – free video calling. Yes, it really has been a decade since Skype changed the way people connect with their loved ones. 6 years ago, we innovated again with one-to-one video calling on mobile phones. Today, we are excited to announce the next evolution – group video calling on Android, iPhone, iPad and Windows 10 Mobile. To get a sneak peek, pre-register below.

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Talk about a winning team – we’re excited to announce our partnership with Liverpool FC to bring new ways for fans to connect with their beloved club, from anywhere on any device!

 

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We’ve launched the LFCofficial Skype ID. Kopites around the world can now come together via Skype to share their passion for the club, win signed merchandise and matchday tickets, and get the chance to chat with LFC players past and present, live over Skype. Head to liverpoolfc.com/skype for more information.

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How to use Skype to share holiday spirit

by Community Manager Community Manager on ‎17-12-2015 16:17 (10,852 Views)

The holidays are a time when people want to gather with family and friends, but it’s not always easy to get together in person. At Skype, making it easier for you to stay connected when you’re apart, on whatever device you have, is at the heart of what we do. Skype wants to help you make the holidays shine a little brighter this year, so we’re bringing you new ways to connect with more of the people who matter most and new festive seasonal content. Last minute gifters, rejoice: we’re also introducing the ability to send Skype Credit to your contacts so you can let your friends and family know how much you love talking to them.

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Community News November 2015

by Community Manager Community Manager on ‎07-12-2015 01:00 (5,649 Views)

Hi all,

 

Welcome to November’s edition of the Skype Community Newsletter, where you will find all the latest news and updates from the past month here in our community.

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Free international Skype calls to landlines and mobiles into Tamil Nadu, India

by marknico Staff ‎04-12-2015 15:57 - edited ‎04-12-2015 19:02 (634 Views)

UPDATE 2: We are aware that not all calls to mobile numbers are currently connecting to Chennai/Tamil Nadu. This is for a number of reasons beyond our control in the region such as power outages, damage to the network infrastructure and overloading of those networks that are still operational. Please keep trying.

Moving forward, please visit the Skype Community Forum for support. We will be closing the Skype group chat about mobile prefix numbers and are very grateful for the local knowledge and input. As a result of this feedback we were able to quickly open up free calling to additional locations in the region, so thank you. We encourage anyone who needs help to use the Skype Community Forum to access the latest information.

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Tell us what you think about Skype

by Community Manager Community Manager ‎19-11-2015 12:34 - edited ‎07-12-2015 07:01 (2,855 Views)

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We’re working on some improvements to Skype and would love to know if we’re on the right track. Please tell us what you think by taking a short (5 min) interactive survey – and a week or so after the survey is closed we’ll post a summary of the results. We have closed the survey now and will share the results here on the Skype Community blog.

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Community News October 2015

by Community Manager Community Manager on ‎10-11-2015 05:30 (848 Views)

Hello all,

 

Welcome to October’s edition of our Skype Community Newsletter where you will find all of the latest activities, news and updates from the past month here on our community.

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Meet the Interns Sorcha and Rory

by Community Manager Community Manager on ‎16-10-2015 10:20 (1,093 Views)

Hi all!

At the beginning of September Sorcha and I joined the Skype team here in London to take on a 10-month internship. What a month it has been, with one of our highlights coming on 23rd September for Community Day 2015.

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Community News September 2015

by Community Manager Community Manager on ‎14-10-2015 12:04 (520 Views)

Hi all and welcome to September’s edition of our Skype Community Newsletter where you will find all of the latest news and updates from the past month.

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Ask the Skype experts on Community day, September 23rd 2015

by Community Manager Community Manager on ‎09-09-2015 16:37 - last edited on ‎10-09-2015 13:26 by Staff Moderator Staff Moderator (20,400 Views)

You have a question to customize your brand new Skype account, want to make sure you use the right subscription or you are unsure on how to use a new Skype client feature? We have the answers.

 

Skype experts from various disciplines – engineers, product managers, marketers, data scientists, customer service specialists, ... – will be available during daytime in Europe and the Americas to answer your questions.

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Community News - May 2015

by njs94 on ‎02-06-2015 17:22 - last edited on ‎02-06-2015 17:41 by Community Manager Community Manager (17,184 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 15:17 - edited ‎18-05-2015 15:19 (4,317 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 12:58 - edited ‎07-05-2015 13:26 (10,152 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 17:07 - edited ‎01-05-2015 17:08 (4,133 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 16:52 - last edited on ‎18-06-2015 10:40 by Community Manager Community Manager (54,161 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 10:14 - edited ‎22-06-2015 08:05 (1,858,846 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 14:52 - last edited on ‎15-04-2015 15:04 by Community Manager Community Manager (5,416 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 12:56 - last edited on ‎20-03-2015 13:08 by Community Manager Community Manager (6,000 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 10:08 (5,164 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 15:14 - edited ‎07-01-2015 12:13 (352,002 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 14:10 - edited ‎21-07-2014 14:16 (11,519 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 08:30 - edited ‎17-07-2014 09:21 (161,412 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 08:38 - edited ‎15-07-2014 10:40 (6,046 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 08:00 (5,680 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 12:11 (4,915 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 12:03 (4,358 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 11:01 - edited ‎05-06-2014 17:09 (6,060 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 11:00 (5,750 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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