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Questions tagged [skype]

Skype is a software application that allows users to make voice calls, instant message, and video conference over the Internet.

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How to find Skype in Windows automatic startup

I'm currently trying to rid a Windows 10 computer of all unnecessary automatic startup programs, because it had problems with being terribly slow even without starting any programs manually. One such ...
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How to export call history chat data from Skype

I recently wanted to export all of my Skype chats / calls in order to be able to process them elsewhere (get some statistics on time spent calling, messages sent...). However I found that most ...
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Save full Skype chat history including photos

I am moving to a new computer and Skype account and would like to make a backup of a specific chat in the old account including the files shared in the conversation. The files that Skype saves in the ...
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Prevent Skype from automatically updating

Running Skype v8.34.0.78 on Windows 8.1. There does not appear to be any option to disable automatic updates. Is this possible, perhaps via a registry hack or by disabling some service?
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Can't connect with contacts between Skype and Skype for Business

I'm having a very hard time putting Skype contacts in my Skype for Business client on windows. I go to add a Skype contact, search the person I want to add by some means (account name, or email), and ...
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Skype on Mac prompts to install helper tool and requires administrator login

I have Skype installed on Mac OS 10.14.1. This also was happening on previous versions of the OS. When there is an update available for Skype and a standard user is logged in, they get prompted with "...
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Skype 7.40; Remove Home Screen Notification; This version of Skype will be discontinued

Just have followed all instructions here and prevented Skype 7.40 from updating or popping up with please update notices. Would like remove the home screen which still asks for upgrade; here is a ...
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How to change Skype ringtone on Windows 10 in 2018

Is there a way to change the ringtone in Skype on Windows 10? Old version of Skype used to have a setting that allowed customizing the ringtone per contact. If I remember correctly, one could also ...
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Editing Skype main.db

I have download DB Browser for SQLite to open main.db, I did some changes to the database and saved but nothing is happening. When I open the application again. I don't see the changes applied. I ...
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Skype doesn't show audio/video devices after installing Office365 + Skype for business [closed]

Skype desktop doesn't identify my microphone/speakerswebcam - audio/video options say "no device found". Skype desktop used to work, until I replaced my Office 2016 with Office 365, which includes ...
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Skype For Buisness Auto-Reply Add-in Suggestions

Are there any decent Skype Add-ins or a feature in Skype that I can set up an auto-reply for incoming chats? I looked at Pamela For Skype, but it didn't work and checked for features built within ...
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How do you uninstall Skype?

The old way of uninstalling a program doesn't apply anymore. That is, Skype is not listed under Control Panel > Uninstall a Program. I did a little googling and I found what some people said was ...
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Skype still receiving calls after terminating process

Skype on Windows 10 will still receive incoming calls even after terminating the process. There are no services to disable under the names 'Skype' or 'Microsoft Skype'. How can I prevent Skype from ...
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Where does Skype Desktop 8.x for Windows store its messages, it stopped using main.db [duplicate]

On my machine, since 24 July 2018, Skype Desktop 8.x for Windows 7 (Skype version 8.29.0.50) does not store its messages anymore in C:\Users\UserNameHere\AppData\Roaming\Skype\SkypeUserNameHere\main....
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Skype keeps logging-out after every reboot

I am on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. I have install Skype version 8.28.0.41 through snap. After successful login, my Skype is getting logged-out after every reboot of my system (See here): I tried ...

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