Questions tagged [skype]

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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Manage iOS automatic connection to public Wi-Fi

I use Skype to make some international calls. This works well if I am at home/office and connected to Wi-Fi. However if I am on move, I prefer to turn off Wi-Fi to prevent connection to public Wi-Fi ...
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Skype notifications disappear while there are unread messages, on iPhone

I have an iPhone SE with iOS 13.2.2 and latest Skype. Today I noticed, that notification about new messages in Skype are not shown on the lock screen. What happened was that I has a chat with a ...
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How do I fix a microphone problem in Skype?

I have a problem that my voice sounds stutterred or certain bits are skipped when using Skype. I found the solution here: https://superuser.com/questions/728164/skype-cutting-out-and-skipping-my-...
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Stuttering on video conference

I am using a Mac Mini with the newest macOS. The Mac Mini itself is also relatively powerful and has 8 GB of memory. It was recently bought (maybe a few months ago). Yet, whenever I try to use Skype ...
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Skype for business's share my screen shows only skype screen and desktop background

Whenever I share my screen using Skype for business(SFB), only SFB's window and mac background image is visible nothing else. Is it a bug from SFB or Catalina ? Anyways to resolve this bug ? P.S ...
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Skype does not work for a given account

I installed Skype on my MacBook Air with macOS Mojave 10.14.6. The computer has two user accounts. Skype does not work in my user account, but in another user account it works well. This is what I ...
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Recovering a Skype password from the Keychain

I lost my computer and Skype was tied to an email account I no longer have access to because I graduated. I recovered the Keychain from a backup and I can see these items, all with kind application ...
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Logitech C920 - Follow my face support for OSX 10.14

I have had a Logitech C920 sitting on my shelf for over a year now and I just unpacked it to try it out. I thought I would try the Follow My Face feature out because I noticed it working on other ...
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Mac screen sharing only shows the sharing application

I've done my best to search around Google and stackexchange but haven't found anything mentioning what I'm experiencing. We have a (pretty much brand new) Macbook Pro that is expierencing issues with ...
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Using iPad as a shared drawing board in a Skype meeting

I use Skype daily for work meetings. My collaborators work in different places around the world and this is the only way to stay connected and work together with them. We are theoretical physicists. ...
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Skype for Business has no sound and I am not able to make calls

So first of all I have checked sounds settings, tested normal Skype client, updated Skype for Business, uninstalled and re-installed it, etc. and my microphone and speaker are working as expected in ...
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Skype on iPhone - does phone have to be awake / unlocked to receive calls?

I have just installed the Skype app on my iPhone 5 running iOS 10.3.3. To recieve Skype calls does the phone have to be awake/unlocked? Does the Skype app have to be open/launched? I periodically ...
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skype wants to export “Apple ID Authentication” from the keychain

Today, I came back from having a coffee, unlock my Macbook (12" 2017, running Skype version 8.39.0.175 in Mojave 10.14.3 and I see this: Does anyone have any idea what is this and why would Skype ...
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cannot remove com.skype.skype.shareagent.plist

I am on High Sierra (MacOS 10.13.6) and I am failing to remove com.skype.skype.shareagent.plist which is in ~/Library/LaunchAgents ls -l -rw-rw-r--@ 1 me staff 1 8 Oct 17:57 com.skype.skype....
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Skype font size

Ever since Microsoft spend 9 Billion to buy Skype, they have been messing with it making it less and less user friendly. End of Rant ! How do I change Font size in Chat window, it is ridiculously ...
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What would be a good application on macOS to record calls and meetings in Skype, Hangouts, etc?

I want to be able to record all kinds of calls and video conferences, such as those done in Hangouts, Skype and more.
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annoyance: latest version of Skype under Standard (non-admin) user on macOS 10.13

I always run my systems under an Admin \ Standard user dichotomy. In other words, I always use my system as a Standard user and never login to the Admin user (except when doing the initial clean ...
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Skype switches to discrete graphics card and shows blank settings

When I force Mac to use integrated graphics card, Skype displays blank page when clicking settings. Skype works fine with discrete graphics card, but I cannot use it since I have a faulty discrete ...
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Is there a way to download a Skype broadcast on Mac?

I was sent a link to the video recording made in Skype, and can watch it on the web-based player. I'd like to download the broadcast to play it on a different device, process it via other tools. Is ...
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Skype texting on iPhone no longer makes any sounds at all

No idea what's going on here, but sometime within the last week or so Skype on my iPhone SE has stopped making any text-related sounds. Phone calls are fine including ringing and speaking/listening, ...
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How to run secondary Skype after recent Microsoft update?

After an update from Microsoft, /secondary Skype stopped working as mentioned in How can I run multiple Skype accounts in one computer?. I think they willfully want only one Skype should be working on ...
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Skype Crash Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.1 - How to fix this?

To start by saying that I fixed the 'first crash' by disabling the notification within skype it was crashing as soon as someone send a message while Skype was in the background. I thought I'll just ...
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Turn off Skype 8.11 chat notification sounds

I upgraded to Skype 8.11 from 7.x and found that I am now getting audio notifications when I receive a chat message. In the previous version of Skype you had fine-grained control over the notification ...
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Brew cask. Hold Skype update

You know new Skype even for Mac is written on Electron and working slow. But old native version is still working. Unfortunately brew cu -a https://github.com/buo/homebrew-cask-upgrade updates it to ...
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Can't login to Skype

I can't login to skype it tells me service not available right now. However, I can log into Skype on other devices that are connected on the same network. I Already tried, but didn't work: Signing ...
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Skype on MacOS keeps 600Mb caches, are these both deleteable?

Skype (7.56.0.776) on MacOS (10.10.5) keeps 600Mb in the two caches below, are these both deleteable without any negative effects? Can I prevent Skype doing this with any (Skype or MacOS) config ...
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If I buy an Iphone in Dubai, will I be able to install and use Skype/Whatsapp in other country?

I am from Brazil and I am planning to buy an iPhone 7 in Dubai. I know that iPhones bought in Dubay have Facetime blocked at the hardware level. But, I would like to know if I will be able to install ...
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Use applications as video sources for apps like Skype?

Is there a solution out there that can screen record 1 application and "stream" it through a fake virtual camera, so the video can be sent live through apps like Skype? Just wondering if it's ...
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Is it possible to change ringing sound of Skype for iOS

Does anybody know how to change the default ringing sound of Skype for iOS? Their standard sound is too soft and hard to hear. I've complained to their support several times and asked on their forum -...
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Does the Mac “Do Not Disturb” function affect Skype calls?

If I use Notification Center's "Do Not Disturb" toggle, will I still receive Skype phone/video calls? I know this toggle will temporarily disable banners/alerts, as those notifications are actually ...
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Giving private tutoring classes using an iPad Pro and Apple Pencil

Most of the private tutoring classes I give are done through the internet. I connect a Wacom tablet to my Macbook Pro, open a new Photoshop document, share my screen with my student through Skype and ...
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Why is Skype using over 1 GB of iCloud backup data?

A few weeks ago I began getting notifications warning me that I was running low on iCloud space. I didn't think much of it until I checked my iCloud backups. To my surprise, between my iPhone and ...
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How to change the volume of Skype for Mac, independent from the system volume?

After the upgrade to version 7.25 (around April 2016) of Skype for MacOS, the ability to change the conversation volume in a way independent from the system volume seems to have been removed. To be ...
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Can't access specific websites/applications (such as Skype)

I can't access specific websites/applications such as Skype or Slack on my Macbook Pro. When I try to login into the Skype it just says "Connecting" and Slack doesn't connect to the server too (...
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Skype for Business Mac Chat History Storage Location

I downloaded Skype for Business on Mac and I have tons of Chats saved, but there is no setting for deleting them after X amount of days or a way to delete them in mass. Currently, I have have to right ...
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How to stop Microsoft Skype For Business for starting after reboot [duplicate]

How do I stop Microsoft Skype For Business from automatically starting every time I rebook macOS?
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Skype puts macOS users on mute for all calls on macOS Sierra

All of the Mac users in my organisation get put on mute whenever they make or receive Skype calls. None of the Windows users are affected. It mutes their microphones (headset or built-in) when their ...
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How to manipulate all six channels from Zoom H6 in Audio Midi Setup?

Is there a way to manipulate all six channels on the multi-channel device in Audio Midi Setup? If not, is there a way via the command line or another application to make sure that the applications ...
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How to lower the volume of Skype sound effects?

Skype Version 7.36 (507), OSX Mavericks on 2011 iMac Skype's sound effects are insanely loud. They play at the volume of the overall Mac, which is up full and should be. But everything else on the ...
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How do configure Skype For Business to not start when macOS starts? [duplicate]

Skype For Business 16.2.145 automatically starts and sign's in when my machine starts. The usual solutions for Skype don't work for Skype for Business. I cannot change this setting in the dock or in ...
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Can I connect Apple Airpods to a Toshiba Portege laptop running Windows 8.1?

Apple's Airpods promise seamless connectivity to iPhones and Macs through intelligent sensors. At work I use my existing Apple Earpods for Skype business conference calls - as they provide a mic and ...
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How do I block notifications from a specific person (or in general) in OSx on Skype?

I have an office computer with Skype running on it, and some of the contacts are personal. I don't want the messages from them to appear on my screen or pop up on the top right, even when I am in ...
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Relocated Home directory to exFAT partition => Skype freezes

Do you have a fix for this particular scenario: 1) Two partitions boot drive, the second one formatted exFAT 2) Relocate Home directory to Partition2 using the default way: System Preferences -> ...
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How do I close Chats tabs in Skype for Business for Mac?

On the Windows Skype for Business client, to the right of each tab there is an X that allows closing the tab so it no longer shows in the list. I have not been able to find a way to close tabs in the ...
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Where is the Skype for Business for Mac Log Location?

Microsoft has released the new Skype for Business for Mac product on October 26, 2016, as a replacement for the old Lync for Mac IM client. On the "General" preferences page, the product contains a "...
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In the Skype Meetings App, how can you control your USB/external headset volume?

While connected to the Skype Meetings App, you are given the option to specify specific devices for audio output and input. However, since this is a selection within the Skype application, normal ...
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How to uninstall SaltyBeer Skype call recorder?

I wanted to test SaltyBeer Skype Call recorder. So I downloaded saltybeer-mac-installer.pkg and installed it on my OS X 10.11.6. Now when I open Skype, it opens SaltyBeer automatically. Now I want to ...
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How can Skype track downloaded file on the file system?

Using Skype 7.37 on OS X El Capitan, observing this highly unusual behaviour: I receive a photo in a Skype chat. I click "Reveal in Finder", Skype places the photo in my Downloads folder as it is ...
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Unable to turn of screen while making WhatsApp or skype call on loudspeaker ios 10 update

Usually, when I make a Skype or WhatsApp call, while talking, I will switch off the display to conserve the battery as well as my eyes without the need to stare at the screen. This would allow the ...
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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. The ...