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How To Stop Skype From Muting background Sound / Music

I Use Windows 8 BUT i dont use the skype "App" i use the desktop version.

I Already did other solutions such as the run blah blah and turning it to do nothing. But my pandora APP and other sounds continue to get muted while in a call. Any other options ?

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Which version of Skype do you use?

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The 6.1.0.129

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Make sure Do Nothing option is selected.

 

Then set the sound output to speakers.

 

In the call, Click Call quality >> Speaker >> Set the output to your speakers.

 

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Double Checked the Do Nothing,

And it is set for my speakers.

Still happens with incoming / out going calls.

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try this.

 

Go to Control Panel >> Sound >> Playback

 

Playback.PNG

 

Select Speakers / Headphones >> Properties >> Advanced >> Uncheck "Allow application to take exclusive control of this device".

 

Allow application to take exclusive control of this device.PNG

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Still Continues..

Could it be something with my MIC thats plugged in too? or...

what else.

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you can disable it in Playback devices.

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Still having issues.

Testing by having a friend call me / i call him

and by calling Sound services

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Try to reset Skype Settings
http://community.skype.com/t5/Windows/Skype-auto-logs-off/m-p/938210/highlight/true#M69026

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