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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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 with both system and microphone audio in El Capitan

I'm trying to use Skype for screen sharing with simultaneous audio from my microphone and the Mac system (for example a video or a game). Using Soundflower, and in the Audio Midi Setup an Aggregate ...
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Why are some apps keep running in OS X even if I quit them?

At least three apps are now doing the following: In its menu, I click on quit It starts quiting but then never finish quiting. I can switch to it. The icon in the dock bar shows it is running. ...
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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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Connecting to Lync Online [or Skype for Business] using the Messages App

Is it possible to make use of the Messages app to connect to Microsoft Lync / Skype for business ?
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Skype on ios7/iPhone4 completely useless

I have an old iPhone4 with iOS7. It does, until now, what I need it to do so I've not upgraded. Unfortunately, the last few versions of Skype are killing the phone. I mean the whole OS is completely ...
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hack or something similar on my iPad Air [closed]

I am new to using an iPad but I clicked accidentally on a bad link in Facebook and since then My Skype has been hacked and sending erroneous messages to my Skype contacts..how do I find out and remove ...
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How do I set Skype as the default handler for tel: URLs instead of FaceTime?

I'm trying to change the default handler for the tel: URL scheme to use Skype.app instead of FaceTime.app. Whenever I change the handler using lstool (the CLI component of RCDefaultApp; see this ...
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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 in.....
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How do I install Skype for Business on my Mac?

I have been to the Office365 website and looked in the software section but I cannot find it. Any assistance would be appreciated.
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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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Help running what seems to be a directory in Terminal?

I'm trying to export my Skype chat history with this: https://github.com/Temptin/SkypeExport After I'm in the downloads directory in Terminal, typing in (with my skype username substituted in) ./...
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Where does skype store downloads?

After downloading an attachment in skype, which is saved to my ~/Downloads folder, the attachment won't show up in de Downloads-folder until I click the 'eye' or 'magnifying glass' icons overlaying ...
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USB WebCam disconnects and reconnects every 20 seconds

I have a curious problem. I have been using my Logitech QuickCam Pro 9000 with my Mac mini (Late 2012) for some time now without any issues. That, however, changed few weeks ago when my webcam ...
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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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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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Route the Audio Output to Input (not creating loop)

Can we have whatever music we are playing whether from spotify, logic, itunes, instead of coming out of the main output, be a part of what goes in to the input on e.g. logic or skype. This would ...
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Is there another way, other than ⌘H, to visually hide an app

I'm looking for an alternative method to visually hide an app, specifically, Skype. Skype has really lousy configurations for how it works with Notification Center. Specifically, if the Skype window ...
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How I can save the Skype chat history from my iPad?

How I can save the Skype chat history from my ipad? It does not matter in what format, for example as a text file. In my ipad, I have a chat history, which is very important for me. This chat history ...
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Associating skype contacts with address book

After installation of new Skype version for Mac, each time I search for a contact - it gives me few choices for one person: the skype contact; the contact from address book with phone number Is ...
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What is the best way to record an audio conversation made in Skype?

I will be interviewing someone in a few weeks for a story, and we won't have the opportunity to meet in person. Therefore, the interview will be done on Skype or something along these lines. What's ...
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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 for Mac doesn't remember my password

Since my password is stored in a password manager, this also involved opening up the password manager vault to get to just the Skype password and sign in. How do I get Skype for Mac to remember 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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A program like skype with auto answer for IOS?

I have build a robot with a head actually made of an ipod ( with IOS6). I would like to take control of the camera remotely so i can control the robot from afar. The program i need is very much like ...
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Can't get microphone to work on iMac13,2

I'm asking on behalf of a colleague who can't get the microphone on their 27" iMac (model iMac13,2, 27-inch, Late 2012 with Intel i5 2.9 GHz) to work. In Sound preferences, all the setting look fine, ...
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Stable webcam recording

We're very unsatisfied with QuickTime X and Photo Booth as webcam recording apps. Both have more than once produced unusable recordings. The files were either cripple and couldn't be opened anymore, ...
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How can I teach Facetime some manners?

My niece and her grandma both have iPads1. I have a (Windows) computer with Skype installed. If I'm talking to the niece on Skype and her grandma calls her on Facetime, the niece's iPad immediately ...
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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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Skype way too quiet. How to get louder Skype audio output on my MacBook Pro?

My girlfriend and I are getting really irritated with how quiet Skype is on my new MacBook Pro. Even with the volume turned up to the max, I can still barely hear her even with my air conditioning ...
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How is the tab chosen when opening a link from an external location?

I have Safari open with 111 tabs open. I clicked on a URL that a friend sent me on Skype. Safari opened the link in a random tab that wasn't selected, and was neither the first or the last one on the ...
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Speaker on iPhone not working with Skype or Viber

I have an iPhone 4, a couple of days ago the speaker when using Skype and Viber stopped working, I tried removing the apps and reinstalling them and have updated to 5.0.1 and it is still not working. ...
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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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Use macbook inbuilt microphone with audio going through mic-less earphones

I want to buy Sony Earphones for use with my MacBook Pro Mid-2014 edition. The earphones have no built in mic. Can my MacBook play audio through my earphones and use the inbuilt mac microphone at the ...
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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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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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Wi-Fi voice calling methods on a jailbroken iPhone?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4S on AT&T in Cambridge, MA. My location has unreliable AT&T coverage, and I can't use Verizon or Sprint (too much coverage = pilot pollution). It's got to the point ...
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Best webcam to use with Skype and a Mac mini? [closed]

My users are requesting that we set up a conference room Mac mini (2009) for videochats using Skype. Since iSights are no longer reliably available (and I'm not going to give up my personal one), ...
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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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I can't change my skype status to online

After installing Lion, I have had trouble setting my status to Online. It will stay on Away. I can changed it to the other values, but it will not stay in "Online". I contacted Skype about it and ...
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Webcam for Mac Mini with Zoom?

I use a 2011/12 Mac Mini(Lion)on my big screen TV in my media room, sitting a dozen feet back, so I need a webcam that can Zoom (optical). Have tried the Logitech C910, it has no controls and is very ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...