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How to delete Skype history?

How to delete Skype history? I saw two methods declared: (1) delete Skype application data and/or (2) reinstall Skype. But both methods are compromised by an idea and saying, that Skype history is (...
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Conf call passcode repeats in skype application

I installed Skype in my andriod mobile to place conf calls. When AV prompts for passcode, after dialling in passcode, the AV reads passcodes as if dialled multiple times. For example 12345#, AV reads ...
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How to make Skype always active, reliably receiving and notifying about calls in the background

There's a long-running issue with Skype for Android where, in recent versions (since 2014 I believe), it very often ignores incoming calls and doesn't notify about messages when it is running in the ...
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How to remove other apps icons (like Skype or WhatsApp) from contact and phone app?

I would like to keep Skype Mobile installed but get rid of its icons from contacts AND/OR from being asked whether I want to make a call to the contact through Skype or other similarly annoying ...
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Skype app status (messenger conventions on Android)

I am unable to check this because I don't have another account to log into, but if my phone is on and the Skype app is closed then does my status show up as online, away, or offline. And does this ...
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Skype app automation on msg received

Is there a way to automate the Skype app so that for example I automatically appear online or offline as soon as contact X sends me a message? I ask because one of my contacts went offline within ...
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Skype showing me as online - after stopping app and even after device shutdown?

Scenario A: start Skype do some other work shut down the Android device Problem: My contacts are still seeing me as being "online". Strangely enough there seems to be no heartbeat feature ...
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Skype backup conversations automatically

Is there a way to automatically back up Skype conversations? Those older than three months get delayed and this is very bad for keeping track of conversation history. Thanks.
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Automatically backup Skype conversations

Skype conversations three months old or older are automatically deleted (either locally our on the server, not sure). Is there a way to make sure all conversations are automatically backed up (at ...
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Skype doesn't receive calls unless the app is open and in the foreground

This is on a Moto E running Android 4.4.4. Skype doesn't seem to receive calls or messages unless the app is open. If the app is not open, then no notification happens.
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How to set custom notification sound on Skype on Android

I believe the question is pretty self explanatory but I'll repeat myself regardless. Is there a way I can change the notification sound on Skype, on Android, from the default one? With or without the ...
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Switch to Android box HDMI on Events

I have an Android device coupled to my TV on one of the HDMI ports. Some Android applications generate events that would be worthwhile to "always show directy to the user" even when the user is on ...
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How to signin to Skype app on android using facebook account?

I read an answer here for this question but that is not working. If someone has alternate answer please post.
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Samsung Galaxy S, Front facing camera is not an option

First off, I'm very very new to this. How do I activate my front facing camera in my Galaxy S? It's up to date on software according to the US Cellular store, I brought it in for an update not long ...
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Install/Run Android Skype on ARM LInux?

I have a Chromebook with an ARM processor. I have installed Ubuntu on that Chromebook. However, since there is no Skype-binary for ARM Linux, is it possible to use the version of Skype of the ...
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Chrome and Skype takes up a lot of storage

I'm not sure if this is a problem different for anyone but these apps are very large. I'm on a very limited storage of 2Gb with no move to sd capabilities and both these apps rise above 150Mb in ...
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ADB Backup does not work for Skype App

I have a Nexus 5 with Android 6. The ROM is stock and not rooted. My bootloader is locked too. When I try to save the Skype data files (chats, messages...) nothing will be saved. adb backup -noapk -...
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Is it possible to run multiple instances of Skype?

In windows I'm using multiple accounts of Skype simultaneously using MultiSkype Launcher. Is there any way that I can use multiple Skype accounts or at least two accounts simultaneously without ...
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Skype drops calls when on sleep

Whenever I turn off my screen when in a Skype call, the call drops within a couple minutes. It didn't do this until a few days ago. My WiFi is turned on always (even when on sleep mode, I checked) and ...
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Where is downloaded skype files on android?

I got some pictures on my phone and somehow can't save it and they are nowhere to find...
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How to stop Skype Calls from notifying me continuously like a Phone Call?

When I receive a Skype Call, Android notifies me continuously in a fashion similar to that of a Phone Call. This is undesirable. I would like Skype Calls to notify me at most once, in a way similar to ...
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How to do Skype group video call on Android app

I tried a lot however I am not able to find a way to make a video call to a Skype group from my Android phone. Please help me to find a way to group video chat on Skype from android phone. Many ...
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Call from Skype with front speaker

My phone has two speakers, one in front that is used during normal call, and one in the back (the "loudspeaker") that is used to play music and in hands-free mode. When I'm using Skype for Android, it ...
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Cannot see shared screen on Skype

I cannot see my friend's shared screen on my Galaxy S5. Video calls work fine though. I tried changing the Recieve calls from setting to "Anyone". But that did not fix the problem. I also tried ...
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Skype Android: how to remove skype online status from notification?

Skype keeps on showing my online status in the notifications. It's a irritating thing for me. Please help me to get rid of it.
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Skype integration with the native contacts?

I tried adding Skype information to my contacts and there's a gray circle showing up beside the Skype username. I can then deduce that it is indicating my contact as offline. However, there seems to ...
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Multiple Skype signins

I currently have the need for two Skype accounts; one that I use for work purposes, and one that I use for personal purposes. I have been looking for, with no avail, a way to use both accounts on my ...
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Abysmal Skype audio on Asus Fonepad 8

I bought a new Asus Fonepad 8 for a friend. It works great, and the sound is crystal clear. The only exception is Skype - all calls sound perfect on the receiving end, but on the Fonepad everything ...
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Skype is denied to use camera

My Skype on my Android 4.4.4 used to work fine, until about 2 hours ago, when it simply refuses to use my camera, flashing a message (AKA toast) that reads: Skype is denied to use camera What ...
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How do I stop Skype from automatically logging in?

I log out of the app and it's fine for a while. But it seems to be logging in without me manually doing it, and it's really annoying. And I'm not even logged in on my Laptop!
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how to stop auto login on Skype for Android

Please help me to stop auto login in Skype. There is an account that is always login again and again, although I chose to logout and sign in with another Skype name. I tried on Settings/applications/...
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How to record Skype audio on Android?

I saw some similar questions here, but they discuss recording Skype video, -- which I don't need. Also, the solutions only suggest ways to record 1 side of the conversation. I tried to use Real call ...
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Skype Camera on Android

I am using Android TV Box 4.4 which has features like a Tablet.Whenever I am using Skype, voice is O.K but the camera other party see is very dark,I have tried different versions of Skype … but ...
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How to login in Skype via Facebook?

I have a skype account that I created via Facebook login and can use it on my PC or Mac just fine. Now I want to use Skype on Android and have installed the official app. Yet the app lacks an option ...
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Android spammy ad highjacking

This past day my Android tablet has been showing me invasive fullscreen ads (for Candy Crush, as it turns out, which I've never downloaded) while I've been using skype and gmail app. About one ...
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Block persistent notifications, but keep regular ones?

I use Steam and Skype. I'd like to be able to hide the ongoing "Online" notifications each service have without them being killed in the background. Skype has an option to disable the ongoing ...
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when sending text it directs me to use skype instead why

when i try to send a text to someone new it sends me to skype. why. SayI get a call and want to send them a text it sends me to skype instead of allowing me to send a regular text message
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Skype cutting out on Samsung Galaxy Ace III

I've had my phone (Samsung Galaxy Ace III) for around 3 weeks now. Ever since I received it I instantly installed Skype and for some reason, when ever I'm calling any of my friends their voices cut ...
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Can't stop Skype from intercepting phone calls

I am using the HTC One 806w with Android 4.4.3 version. When I attempt to call from phone, it showed me a screen whereby I could select the Skype application. I selected it but I'd like to remove the ...
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How can I get Skype to run on a MD700 tablet?

My uncle bought a cheap MD700 tablet (running Android 4.1.2) and strongly desired to use Skype on it, but for some reason the application didn't recognize microphone input. All it could be heard on ...
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Calling address book contacts in Skype 4

I've just updated to the new Skype 4 on my Nexus 4. I regularly use Skype to call numbers saved in my phone's address book contacts, but can't find where to do this in the new version. The previous ...
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How to get Dialler Call Option “Viber, Skype” on Android 4.4.2 with Samsung Galaxy S5

At the dialer screen I do not receive the option to call using regular number, Skype or Viber. How can I fix this so that I'm prompted when I want to make a call? Any suggestion would help me a lot....
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How to logout from Skype to relogin under other name? [duplicate]

How to logout from Skype to relogin under other name? I mean skype for pad-sized computers. If I press avatar, then I have "exit" entry at the bottom. But if I click this entry, then Skype just ...
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How to keep Skype contacts merged?

I have configured Skype to display its contact list on the main People app, along with my phone contacts. Some of them were automatically merged, for others I had to manually do it, but in the end ...
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Contacts app: What does the small colored green or orange circle above the account icons mean?

On my Samsung Galaxy SIII when I view my contacts list in the Contacts application each contact entry has a list of small icons on the lower-right hand side corresponding to accounts where that ...
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imo Messenger can't do Skype IM anymore, any alternatives? [closed]

I used imo messenger to chat (instant messages) with my Skype contacts, but this feature is now unavailable. The real Skype client sucks my battery dry in no time. Any recommendations for further ...
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Can I install Skype on my xperia?

I want to install Skype on my xperia x10 but I cannot find it in the market when I go to Skype.com/m and try to download it, I get the following message: item not found A friend of mine who has ...
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Can I use my Android phone as a bluetooth microphone (for Skype)?

I do some international phone-calls. Gets annoyingly expensive. I didn't like a bigger Android mobile, so I got this small Motorola Fuzzout thingy. Is there any way to link the Android phone as a ...
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How can I close Skype so that it stops running?

I installed Skype on my wife's phone (HTC Desire), played a bit with it and then exited using the back button as suggested in other question. I can still see her account saying she is logged-in though....