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Change avatar background color in Skype Web

How do I change the avatar background color in Skype Web? I've followed these instructions but it didn't work for the avatar color.
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How can I write the eyes emoji in Skype?

How can I write the eyes emoji in Skype? I mean this emoji: While I know that if I write the (eyespeechbubble) I will get this emoji: So, I would hope for there being a code something like (eye) or (...
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Why doesn't Skype want to acknowledge working in Firefox? [closed]

Skype has a web interface at web.skype.com that implements both voip and video calls, alongside chatting, and it all works well. Officially, it claims to work only in Google Chrome and Edge. Tech-...
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Does moving around (physically) cause lag in videochat applications? [closed]

I've noticed that when I or my conversation partner moves around (physically)--gesticulating, or nodding, etc.--the videochat lags and sometimes even freezes. This happens whether it's Skype, Google ...
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People and Skype contacts not synchronized in Outlook.com

Recently I decided to move back to my old Microsoft account from another Microsoft account and make is absolutely clean and organized. I've run into a couple of issues which MS support cannot (or don'...
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How to make custom auto-replies in Skype for specific group?

I have a chat-group with my colleagues concerning the server and services restart occurrences and what I want to achieve is when my Skype is under specific status (Away, Offline) to automatically ...
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How to remove Skype from outlook.com?

In the past, when Outlook.com was still Hotmail, I merged Skype with Hotmail and could communicate with my Skype contacts through the outlook.com website. I have not used Skype for years now and I ...
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Where are my contacts on Skype for Web?

I'm using Windows 10 AU, and I have installed Skype for desktop. And then, that version crashes frequently, and in mid of a chat I need close and reopen. I have tried then Skype Preview for Windows ...
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How can I get usage data from my Skype account?

I would like to get details of calls, like exact date, time consumption and bandwidth. Is it possible in Skype?
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How can I receive Chrome notifications for web applications like Messenger, Telegram or Skype?

Background: I use Chrome to access web applications like messenger.com, web.telegram.org or web.skype.com. For all these, I enabled Chrome's notifications. Question: How can I see these desktop ...
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How to call a phone number with web Skype?

Skype has a web interface at https://web.skype.com I have a lot of credit left and want to call an international number. Surprisingly, I see no dialpad or anywhere to call numbers. I tried adding a ...
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How can I log off Skype on the outlook.com website?

Any chance to log off from Skype on the outlook.com website? I cannot find any option in the settings.
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What is the purpose of Skype Web tagging by Skype id?

When you use Skype Web and you press symbol @, you get a list of all people who are in the Skype group. You can tag one of them in order to address to him/her. And this is what we all do on forums and ...
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Communication between Skype and Skype For Business apps [closed]

I enabled Skype for Business users to communicate with other Skype users. However this does not work as expected so I am not sure if we are doing it wrong or communication between these two apps does ...
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Can I delete a new-style Skype account which was created from a Microsoft account?

I am trying to delete a Skype account which was spawned from a Microsoft account single sign-on. In other words, it's a 'new style' Skype account where the username has a 'live:' prefix, and it has ...
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How can I remove problematic Skype enrollment pop-up from Outlook.com?

I have an old Hotmail account that Microsoft converted to an Outlook.com account. Starting a few days ago, I have been blocked from access to my email (via Microsoft.com web access), by a pop-up that ...
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Is there any way to remove current profile picture from Skype? [closed]

I want to remove the picture not to replace it with another. This was asked two years ago, I had forgotten about this one. The new version of Skype has an option to remove/hide profile picture: ...
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How to remove a photo shared from iPhone via Skype?

I shared a picture taken with my iPhone with a friend. To my confusion, I've discovered that she received not a picture, as I expected, but a link to the image uploaded to Skype website. The image ...
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In Microsoft Office online, how do I hide the contacts/skype bar on the right?

I'm using OneNote Online and after a couple of minutes a fat contacts list shows up on the right showing all of my Skype contacts and their various online states, etc. I have no interest in "...
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Any way to change Skype profile picture on-line?

There are many different guides on how to change my own profile picture using Skype desktop client. But, is there any way to do this on-line, directly from Skype website? I don't see anything around ...
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I want to remove Skype chat history from Outlook.com

Please note, I'm not talking about the Skype chat history on the Skype software, which I can easly delete by going to Tools/Options/Privacy, etc... I'm talking about that all of my chat conversations ...
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How can I delete my Skype account?

I have created new Skype account, and would like to permanently delete the old one I had. I tried with godelete.com and justdelete but nothing. How do I delete a Skype account?
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Get alerts when someone sends you a message in Skype chat and you're offline [closed]

I use Skype to keep up to date with several people at work, we also tend to use the chat conversation as an informal feed and in a way an alternative to emails, so sometimes we leave messages on there ...
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Are there any WebRTC applications that can replace Google Hangouts and Skype? [closed]

WebRTC support is now available in Firefox and Chrome. Are there any actual applications, most likely - websites, that use it in a way that could replace the functionality of Google Hangouts and Skype?...
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How do I delete my Skype billing agreement on PayPal?

How do I delete my Skype billing agreement on PayPal? I wanted to delete the PayPal payment method from my Skype account, but I've been told to delete the agreement on PayPal. However, I can't find ...
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What is the terminology for service for calls from IP to static numbers not on IP? (eg Skype)

VoIP software says that it makes phone calls over the internet. But using Skype and Google Voice, calls can be made to landlines and mobile phones. What are these services termed as? What is the name ...
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Skype for mobile applications [closed]

When using Skype as a mobile application, if I'm just logged in but not using it, does it consume data (i.e. Kb) during this log in?
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Why can't I change my password and login with Skype?

Why can't I change my password and login with Skype? I keep getting the following problem: As you can see, the button is still "grayed-out" and even though both password combinations are the same, it ...
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I try to reset my Skype password and I get redirected to their big blog page

Anyone else has that problem? I try https://login.skype.com/account/password-reset-request and I get redirected to http://blogs.skype.com/en/.
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How to link a Skype number to a Google Voice number?

I'm trying to link my Skype number to my Google Voice number so I can make a call. But guess what? Whenever Google calls to confirm the number one of the two hangs up automatically when I answer. So ...
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Skype - PayPal - Bank: how much are the costs?

I'm recharging my Skype account with my PayPal account connected to my bank. How much are the costs? I was wondering if I'm losing a lot of money by letting PayPal get money from my bank account and ...
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Unable to reset Skype password using Gmail "plus" address

I recently signed up for Skype, and unfortunately, have forgotten my password. I went to reset my password with their online form, where it asked for the email address I signed up with. When I signed ...
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How much bandwidth does a Skype call use? [closed]

I'm considering using Skype only for my calls on iPhone. Now that most carriers (in the UK anyway) don't provide unlimited data, and the iPhone can handle Skype with multitasking, are there any ...
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Skype Telephone number Formatting in browser

How do I turn off the Telephone number formatting in the browser window.
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Is there a way to use Skype chat from within the browser?

Is there a way to use Skype's chat features from within the browser? It would be great to be able to converse with your contact in situations where you can't necessarily install applications (while ...
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