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Chat messages won't send

For the past week, no message I type to any contact will go through.  I consistetnly am getting the Skype version of the hourglass where the circle just spins and spins and spins.  I can't send or receive.  I uninstalled and reinstalled and this did not fix the issue.  Does anyone know how to fix this?

 

Thanks.

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whatinsamhell wrote:

For the past week, no message I type to any contact will go through.  I consistetnly am getting the Skype version of the hourglass where the circle just spins and spins and spins.  I can't send or receive.  I uninstalled and reinstalled and this did not fix the issue.  Does anyone know how to fix this?

 

Thanks.


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 contact list as well as a update of your status without the need to logoff/logon.


Also, if possible, call them Skype to Skype and request they do the same, while you are both online.

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whatinsamhell
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whatinsamhell wrote:

For the past week, no message I type to any contact will go through.  I consistetnly am getting the Skype version of the hourglass where the circle just spins and spins and spins.  I can't send or receive.  I uninstalled and reinstalled and this did not fix the issue.  Does anyone know how to fix this?

 

Thanks.


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 contact list as well as a update of your status without the need to logoff/logon.


Also, if possible, call them Skype to Skype and request they do the same, while you are both online.

TheUberOverLord
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I tried going offline then back online and it still isn't correcting my problem. This happened to be a few weeks ago and I just upgraded and it fixed. I tried this time but it says I have the latest version. So I uninstalled and reinstalled Skype again and I'm still having the same trouble. Just that "not yet delivered" symbol beside every message.
grob
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This still will not fix my problem!
csherwood1
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THIS did NOT fix my problem. I still can't send any IM's. Please fix this.
missnayy_
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Please make sure you and your chat partner both are running the latest Skype version as we are constantly tweaking network issues like these: www.skype.com/go/download-beta

Keep your Skype up to date
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Claudius
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I haven't been able to fix it with the suggestion provided
nydave564
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Same problem here.  Happens intermittently about once a week, only on my laptop (cell, home PC work fine with the same account).  The problem eventually "resolves itself" within a couple days, and nothing I seem to do here (reboot, reinstall, etc.) seems to help.

 

This issue is maddening.

jacemouse
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This software is an absolute disgrace. Chat never works properly, messages are often delayed by multiple days and it's a 50/50 chance whether a call actually connects or not.

ebuckley002
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I have the similar problem and messages can not be send even when I am changing the status to off-line. In my case I have to reload my laptop to proceed these messages. But as i understand there is no particular way to solve this problem. It is sad.

_Supergirl_
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