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Setagana

Changes to your Skype online status

by Staff Moderator Staff Moderator ‎17-09-2014 16:14 - edited ‎17-09-2014 16:47 (11,341 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 60 minutes, your status will be changed from Online to Away.

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WiktorO

Community News – July 2014

by WiktorO ‎21-07-2014 15:10 - edited ‎21-07-2014 15:16 (6,328 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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Claudius

Update Skype now to improve your experience

by Community Manager Community Manager ‎17-07-2014 09:30 - edited ‎17-07-2014 10:21 (106,143 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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WiktorO

Meet Jite - Skype employee

by WiktorO ‎11-07-2014 09:38 - edited ‎15-07-2014 11:40 (1,787 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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acryan

What's a Community Ambassador?

by acryan on ‎26-06-2014 09:00 (1,394 Views)

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

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WiktorO

Adding a contact with the least possible actions

by WiktorO on ‎24-06-2014 13:11 (1,246 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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WiktorO

Community News - June 2014

by WiktorO on ‎16-06-2014 13:03 (876 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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WiktorO

Meet Michael - Community Ambassador

by WiktorO ‎05-06-2014 12:01 - edited ‎05-06-2014 18:09 (2,466 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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WiktorO

Community News - May 2014

by WiktorO on ‎15-05-2014 12:00 (2,267 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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WiktorO

Least Possible Actions to Start a Call on Windows

by WiktorO on ‎12-05-2014 11:45 (833 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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WiktorO

Meet Aoife, Matthew and Wiktor - Skype employees

by WiktorO on ‎07-05-2014 12:00 (1,571 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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Claudius

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 (1,875 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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Wesley24

Skype stories on and off the red carpet

by Wesley24 on ‎05-05-2014 09:01 (588 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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Claudius

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 (15,555 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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WiktorO

Using Automatic Answering to Keep an Eye on Things

by WiktorO on ‎25-04-2014 12:00 (789 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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WiktorO

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 (2,928 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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WiktorO

Community News – April 2014

by WiktorO on ‎18-04-2014 12:00 (1,575 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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WiktorO

Meet Rui and Aimi - new Community moderators

by WiktorO on ‎16-04-2014 15:58 (807 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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WiktorO

The Big Skype Call Quality Roundup

by WiktorO on ‎11-04-2014 10:54 (646 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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Setagana

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

by Staff Moderator Staff Moderator on ‎10-04-2014 14:12 (1,009 Views)

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

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WiktorO

Under a Spell – Autocorrect Tips for Skype

by WiktorO on ‎02-04-2014 15:11 (1,619 Views)

New release means new features! The most recent version of Skype for Windows Desktop enables you to use the spellcheck and autocorrect features of Windows 8 for your Skype instant messages.

 

Today, I’m going to give you some tips on how to edit your messages, turning these features on and off and adding new input languages. 

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Claudius

Ask Skype “iOS Notifications & Presence” Summary

by Community Manager Community Manager ‎26-03-2014 16:02 - edited ‎28-03-2014 15:24 (17,888 Views)

Two weeks ago we invited you to discuss your experience with managing notifications and presence on Skype for iOS. You handed in your questions here on the Skype Community as well as via Twitter via #AskSkype. But we went further than listening to you questions and joining the discussions – as we do daily on the Community – by also inviting the right people from Skype to answer these questions. So we had Andy Wassying (Program Manager for Skype on iOS), Ann Demirtjis (Program Manager for iOS notifications) and Brad Howes (Program Manager for notifications backend) attending one hour during the live event to answer your questions on the Skype Community and Twitter.

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WiktorO

The Ultimate Guide to Solving Skype Sign-in Issues

by WiktorO on ‎25-03-2014 10:43 (3,345 Views)

In today’s Tips & Tricks post we are going to discuss a topic that originates from the Skype Community. We have recently asked you what you would like to see in an upcoming post. You chose to hear about solving issues when it comes to signing in to Skype.

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WiktorO

Starting a Skype Call on a Different Foot

by WiktorO on ‎20-03-2014 11:56 (2,102 Views)

Starting a Skype call using the conventional methods is already extremely easy. However, there are a few hidden tweaks that can make it even faster and less time-consuming. Today I’m going to give you some tips for starting a call in Skype for Windows Desktop that are slightly different. 

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WiktorO

Community News – March 2014

by WiktorO on ‎18-03-2014 09:06 (1,053 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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WiktorO

Meet Thibault - Staff Champion

by WiktorO on ‎11-03-2014 09:34 (2,148 Views)

Hi all! Welcome to the newest episode in our series of interviews with Community Ambassadors, Moderators and Staff Champions. Today, I’d like to introduce Thibault who is one of our Staff Champions. 

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WiktorO

Four Ways to Give Skype a Piece of Your Mind

by WiktorO ‎05-03-2014 13:17 - edited ‎05-03-2014 13:19 (16,566 Views)

We love how passionate our users are. Every single one of you has a unique Skype story and ideas for making Skype even better. We enjoy hearing what works for you (or doesn’t :tongue:) and how that’s affecting your Skype experience. 

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WiktorO

Skype Trick for the Mischievous

by WiktorO on ‎26-02-2014 14:05 (2,387 Views)

You know how these posts are supposed to contain tips & tricks? We feel like the number of tips has greatly outweighed the number of tricks in the last few months so we have decided to shake things up a bit and get mischievous!

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Today is an exciting day to be on the Skype Community, even more so than usual. Today we’re happy to announce that there’s a new live event coming your way soon  Ask Skype.

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