Message Lag

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Message Lag

Some times quite often I type messages to contacts and they lag for about 5+ mins before sending through, why is this happening? I'm not running anything with a heavy usage on at the same time as I talk.

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Re: Message Lag

This is NOT a fix or solution.


Please right click on the Skype Icon in your system tray and change your status to "Offline" for 5 seconds and then back to "Online".


This forces a status update of all your contacts in your conact list as well as a update of your status without the need to logoff/logon.


It also could be that the person(s) you are sending to have updated their online status as online, might be worth a try to have them try this at the same time you do, to see if there is any difference.

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Re: Message Lag

I've noticed terrible lag in the last month but it's getting worse, not just for me either but for everyone I know that uses skype.


Messages will sometimes not show up for 5 hours or more. As far as using it for text chat I think I'll be ditching it pretty soon

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