Skype is a commercial application and system for text, voice, and video chat over the Internet, and for using a computer to make telephone calls to conventional telephones around the world.

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Yosemite Messages: Support for a separate speaker for notifications?

I'm using a jabber account with Messages for voice and video calling, as well as chat. I also use a headset most of the time, and have it set as my primary audio device, but want to hear if someone ...
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Skype impossible to quit: where is this problem coming from?

I'm running Skype version 6.15 on Lion, and very frequently after a communication I discover I can't quit it with ⌘+Q. Within this situation the menu file displays the entry Quit Skype greyed. Today ...
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How to use internet on a Wi-Fi only iPad in a residence with no Wi-Fi?

I want to speak on Skype on my Wi-Fi-only iPad Air iOS 7 from my residence. However, the people tending the residence don't want to install Wi-Fi. There are only ethernet cables. Here's what I've ...
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midipiano sound in skype

I would like to play piano, connected by um-one midi->usb and in a Skype-session to hear it and also to talk through the microphone. MacOS mavericks macbook pro. I have no mic-input like in older ...
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Opening Skype causes Spotify to pause playback since iOS 8.0.2

Prior to upgrading to iOS 8.0.2, I was able to set some music playing in Spotify, then press the home button, open Skype and message-away. Now when I launch Skype, Spotify pauses playback. This is ...
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{facepalm} I downloaded malware called extended icons from skype - removal?

Ok, so ya big facepalm here. I got this as a skype message: "Your skype does not support extended icons. Please download the extension here: " (skypemoticonscomplete dot com) And then went to the ...
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Latency issues on Skype

I just moved into a new house and have some pretty fast satellite internet BUT because it is satellite it has some VOIP latency issues - not cool for recording Skype podcasts! Do you know of any ...
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Using Audacity to Record Skype with External Mic

i am using Audacity to (attempt to) record a skype conversation. I am using an external mic. when i attempt to record skype (via soundflower) in audacity, i only hear the skype output. I can hear ...
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Where do applications store local settings?

Where does OS X store local settings for applications such as license keys, Skype favorite contacts, etc. Yesterday I was troubleshooting an issue with an Apple rep and he had me delete a bunch of ...
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macbook pro led light flashing

My LED light on my MacBook Pro flashes off for about 0.1 second then turns back on and will flash off again for the same amount of time while I'm using Skype. Is someone spying on my camera?
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Mavericks based VOIP solution needed

I am traveling and as usual, I brought my Vonage box. It blew. So I have a Vonage account and no means to connect to it. Any ideas? The Vonage App - SoftPhone stopped with 10.4! Vonage Companion ...
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how to play local video files in thumbnail overlay (similar to skype video calls)?

I am very new to OSX, so far loving it. I really like how when you use Skype video call on OSX, and you change the primary focus to an app other than Skype, your video call is persistently visible on ...
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iMac Multi-user and notifications

I always used my iMac alone and now I'm about to share it with someone but the multi-user thing is quite new to me. I know we can't have more than one Apple ID (iCloud, itunes etc..) by session so we ...
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Skype is online all the time?

I have an iPhone 4, and one of their recent updates added an 'always online' feature, where the user can receive messages even if Skype isn't open on their device. Lately I've been using Skype on my ...
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How can I run multiple Skype accounts in one computer?

I would like to run multiple Skype accounts in one computer at the same time. Is there an option to do that? It is just to separate personal Skype from business Skype. Thanks in advance
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Skype video call taking a lot of battery power on mavericks

I have got mavericks 10.9.2 and latest Skype version 6.14(351) on a MBA 2013. Whilst on a video call with one person only both cameras turned one and very good wifi signal Skype drained about 18% of ...
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How can I edit contacts at Skype iPad version?

It just seems nonsense that you can't edit contacts at Skype iPad version, I know less is more, but perhaps too less is actually less. So how can you edit contacts at Skype iPad version?
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skype microphone does not work on my ipad

I have ensured tha the acces to the microphone is allowed or turned on on the privacy settings. The mic works fine on other apps, ie face time. So that rules out hardware failure. have tried ...
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Callnote on Skype doesn't record Mic

Callnote doesn't record any audio from the microphone (i.e. whatever am speaking). I can record the other person though. I am using a Mac Mini (Mid 2009) running OS X 10.9, Mavericks. I am using an ...
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Can't find skype photos captured on skype on my macbook air

I have OSX 10.9.1, I captured a photo using skype (skype 6.12) and i cannot find the folder holding my images.. I've tried looking for the answer on this website but couldn't find it.. help
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How do I turn off push notifications without turning off notifications in iOS 6?

I want to turn off push notifications for a single app (Skype, in this case) because I accidentally said "Yes" when it prompted me to receive push notifications. I do not want to turn off ...
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No Camera in Skype

I have Retina MBP with 10.9.1 installed Mac OS X. I have Skype 6.12. I'm not using video camera everyday ;) but I'm using Skype every day, and someday when I need it in Skype I saw that it was not ...
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How do I edit OS X Skype's default window size and starting location?

I'm running OS X Skype and have two displays. When I double click on a contact, their window separates from the main Skype window I always have to drag the corner to resize it smaller, move it the ...
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Video Output as iSight Input

I'd like to be able to display videos and pictures through my MacBook Pro's webcam on Skype and other online chat sites. I previously used programs such as ManyCam to emulate a webcam, however, many ...
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How to change Skype language on iPad

I have an iPad with Settings->General->International->Language set to Hungarian. Still, my Skype is in Chinese and I have no idea how to change that. I tried to change the iPad's language, to change ...
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Why do certain apps fill the background of Mission Control in Mavericks?

Certain apps (Skype, Office for Mac 2010 or something like that) fill the background of the screen when I open Mission Control. When Mission control is focused on the space the app is in, all is well. ...
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Skype doesn't shows the previous days chat

Hi Am using two PCs MAC MINI and ordinary Windows machine, I have installed SKYPE on both also login with same account. I did lot of chats on windows machine using my account, But i can't view the ...
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Force resolution/framerate/color-depth of webcam?

I have a third-party video input device that only works if you specify resolution, frame rate and color depth perfectly when beginning capture. I therefore need a way to specify system-wide that this ...
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iOS 7 Skype problems

Frequently I find myself in the situation when I receive push notifications of new Skype messages. I can see the text and read it. Although, when I open actual Skype app I don't see any updates. ...
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Skype video not playing

For some reason, shared desktops and streaming video do not display on my install of Skype. They simply display as a black rectangle. Sometimes, if I change the application, Skype's floating window ...
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How to share Mac audio over Skype with the microphone?

System: 2011 iMac, built-in microphone, Mountain Lion. This is a two part question. First the more basic scenario, second the more-niche scenario that I hope to ultimately solve. I want to share ...
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Skype hangs since upgrading to Mavericks

Since upgrading to Mavericks the latest version of the Skype app (6.9 rev 701) hangs frequently, pretty much every time on wake after the laptop goes to sleep. I've heard some suggestions about ...
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My mic is not working on Skype (iOS)

This morning I update my iPad 2 to iOS 7 and when I went to do a call on Skype, they are not hearing me. Is there something wrong with the settings or is it something else?
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Where is the latest Microsoft Messenger (or alternative) that works with Exchange?

I'm using Microsoft Messenger for Mac 7.0.2, but it crashes every time the network connection is lost and has to be force quitted. I'm looking for an alternative that is more stable. It seems ...
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Camera will not work in Skype in 10.8.5

I have a MacBook Air 13", bought about a month ago, running OS X 10.8.5. The camera is recorded in System Information as: FaceTime HD Camera: Model ID: Apple Camera VendorID_0x106B ...
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Using a Creative Live Chat Cam with Skype

I am trying to set up a Creative Live Chat Cam on a Mac mini to use with Skype. How do I get this combination to work?
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Skype integration in OSX Messages

Just curious to see if there is any possible way to do this but is it possible to get Skype chats to work in OSX Messages? Since I already use 3 other chat methods in Messages (iMessage, Facebook and ...
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What does Skype on Mac do with Webcams?

I don't know if many of you have had this problem: After starting Skype, you can no longer use the webcam you specified for Skype to use in other applications such as Quick Time Player. Even ...
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Math via Skype on a Mac?

I find myself needing to explain math via Skype (to nephews, nieces in high-school or college, etc.) with increasing frequency, enough so that the clumsy approach of holding a pad of paper up to the ...
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where are the pictures of the skype contacts saved (see if someone is invisible)

i just thought you could see if someone is invisible in skype, if you just delete (reset) his profile picture. Because i know if you install skype on a new device the profile pictures are saved only ...
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How do I use screencapture for capturing floating windows?

I am trying to automate the periodic capture of a floating window. Specifically, of the floating 'Current Call' window which is used by Skype when the main window is off-screen. By googling, I found ...
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Skype crash in Mac OS X 10.8.3

I am facing the problem on the login of skype, I've searched on the Skype site and found this link. However, I'm not able to figure out what causes this issue. I'm using Mac OS X 10.8.3 Here is ...
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Organizing skype downloads in subfolders with contact names

I always wondered why skype don't put all my accepted downloads in subfolders with the name of my contacts! If anybody have own solutions, share)
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Skype doesn't output to speaker while dialing

When I dial a contact in Skype the speaker can't be activated until the call connects. This means you either have to watch your phone or have it up against your ear which is cumbersome. Anybody know a ...
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iTunes automatically stops/starts music whenever I start/stop Skype call

Couldn't find any similar questions. So I like that my iTunes music automatically pauses when I accept a Skype call, but usually during a Skype call I turn up the volume. Then when my Skype call ...
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Stream video from external video interface in sykpe

I would like to now whether it is possible to stream a video from another video input as the face time webcam. I mean with a video interface like the "elgato video capture" where I can input analog ...
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Built-in iSight camera in MacBook Pro stops working in Skype

I'm using macbook pro mid 2009. Everything is working good but my camera. The problem is camera stops working after 1-2 minutes in skype chat. And during the conversation I can't close my camera ...
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Can OS X apps access my contacts even if I don't give them permission?

After I upgraded to Mountain Lion, I noticed that apps have started asking for permission to access my contacts. Very cool. When Skype initially asked for permission to access my contacts, I decided ...
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Why does Skype 5.7 on Lion require Adobe Flash?

Does anyone know why Skype requires Flash? Is this new? Are there any "recent" versions of Skype that do not? I'm guessing it requires it solely for it's "Skype Home" section, which is pretty ...
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Using FaceTime and Skype (both open at the same time)

I would like to use both Skype and FaceTime at the same time (not while calling just having them both open). When I start FaceTime it switches on the camera and keeps it on. If I hide the application ...