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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Use iSight to track faces and zoom on to faces

I notice that the iSight camera shows images differently on FaceTime and Skype. I was wondering if I could find some pointers to get iSight to track faces and zoom in on to faces.
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Function to turn text into voice while using skype or similar on iPhone

so ideally I would like to type and turn the text into voice that speaks to the person on the other end of skype, on my iphone, is there something like that? Doesn't have to be skype if there is ...
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iPhone 5S weird bluetooth issue

I am facing a weird Bluetooth problem lately with my Plantronics M100 and my iPhone 5S. It worked fine before but after some disassemblies of my phone (after switching broken display and battery) I am ...
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How to resolve: files which are visible in Terminal, but invisible in the Finder?

In Yosemite v10.10.3, I am trying to reinstall Skype, as it does not sign-in at all, following this link. In order to do so, I need to move some files and folders to trash as to totally uninstall ...
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Set size of Skype emoticons

With the new Skype Version 7.9 (746) I can not find a way to set the size of emoticons. While I do receive large emoticons I can not send large size. Using Skype set up will only change the size ...
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Microphone Requests Not Working

I just got Skype for my iPod Touch 5th gen. During the first call, I got a message telling me to grant access to the microphone. I've seen other tutorials, that instruct you to go to Settings, then ...
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Skype stuck on “Signing in” window

After upgrading OSX to Yosemite and Skype to 7.7 (335), Skype gets stuck on "Signing in..." when starting. It does sign in, as Contacts > Add Contact forces the main window to open, but "Signing ...
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What can I use for mixing/muxing/splitting/leveling audio inputs and outputs?

I was hoping to find a single tool that could arrange, in any configuration, any audio inputs and outputs on a Mac. A specific example follows. Devices a) Line In from XBOX 360 Audio Out b) USB ...
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Skype is showing the wrong last messages

I have a conversation between three users. When I look into this conversation the last messages are from Friday, which is wrong. These messages are always at the bottom (appears at last). So always ...
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Skype is using 60% to 80% CPU

I have a Mid-2014 15" MacBook Pro with an Nvidia graphics card. Skype uses around 60% - 80% CPU on my computer when I make a call (doesn't matter if it is video or voice call). I tried doing SMC and ...
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Incorrectly playing output sound into microphone when using earbuds

My mac is constantly recording any output sound into my microphone when I'm using my Apple earbuds. This means for example that as soon as a sound is played it's transmitted on Skype when I'm in a ...
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How to disable Skype click to call in Safari?

When I mouse over a phone number in Safari, it is now a link which tries to call via Skype. I can't see any option within Skype or Safari to disable this. How do I do this? I'm using latest versions: ...
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Where do skype plugins get installed on OSX

I'd like to know where plugins for skype such as http://www.ecamm.com/support/?cat=callrecorder get installed on OSX Yosemite? I've looked in the Skype.app package contents and ~/Library/Application ...
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Configure Skype proxy setting?

I would like to use Skype's proxy setting on Mac. However, when I click "Change", it just takes me to SystemPreferences -> Wifi -> Advanced -> Proxies. What am I supposed to do to set up a proxy ...
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Skype continutes to crash with SIGSEGV error (OS X 10.9.5) (Skype 7.2.412)

I have been waiting for a new version of Skype to come out but I am getting impatient. Skype one day just stopped launching. It will launch with these two windows and then crash with a segmentation ...
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iPad Air 2 recieve a simple pdf from skype contact

Is there any way to accept an incoming file (that is not a picture, e.g. PDF Document) from Skype on iPad (Air 2, iOS 8.1.2 - in this case)?
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Only able to access HTTPS sites; MAMP Apache Server not able to start

Hope this is the right part of StackOverflow for this question. If there's a better forum for this please let me know. I'm using Mac OSX 10.10.1. The browser version is irrelevant, as I can cURL or ...
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Can you activate your iPhone 5/5s/5c with iOS 8.1 with any nano SIM card?

I just got a new iPhone 5/5s/5c and it comes with a fresh install, or factory reset, of iOS 8.1. I didn't get a SIM card with the phone, and it will not let me activate/use it without one. I am ...
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How to debug my webcam problems?

I'm quite a new OS X user and come from a linux background - usually to debug my problems I consult the logs as per /var/log/syslog however with Yosemite i'm not sure what i'm looking for. Any way my ...
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Skype hotkey for answering

As you know in new oS X yosemite we have built in notification system. Which is good. For instance, you can answer on Skype message from notification popup, without (almost) losing focus on current ...
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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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I downloaded malware called extended icons from skype - removal?

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 url and ...
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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 that the access to the microphone is allowed or turned on in the privacy settings. The mic works fine on other apps, i.e. FaceTime. So that rules out hardware failure. I have also tried ...
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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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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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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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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 ...