Skype is an app that allows users to make voice and video calls over the Internet. The service within the Skype network is free.

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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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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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Trying to invoke Skype from contacts gives me an “Application not found”

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini, Android 4.1.1. I have installed Skype and it works as expected. In my "normal" contacts list, i.e. the phone contacts, not the Skype contacts, I have entered the Skype data ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Will I be able to make video calls over Skype with ACME Tablet TB01?

I want to buy ACME Tablet TB01 and I want to know if it will allow to speak over Skype using both front or back camera. Can I make video calls?
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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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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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Can I Call simultaneously from Skype from my device and pc?

I have installed Skype on both my device and my PC. Is it possible to call or accept call from both.For example I want to talk from my phone and at the same time watch the same video call from my PC.
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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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What kind of hardware is needed to run Skype well?

I have been asked to choose a cheap tablet to buy for Skype video calling. The person who will use it isn't going to do anything fancy else, just videocalling her daughter at evening. I have seen ...
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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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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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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 Android use headset but record sound from phone's microphone

Environment: Skype on Android 4.1 Hardware: Galaxy S2 + earplugs without microphone Is it possible to use phone's built-in microphone while using earplugs during a skype call?
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Skype does not use the proximity sensor

Skype does not use the proximity sensor, i.e. when I hold the phone to my ear the screen stays on and most annoyingly still responds to touch input. What may be the cause? The sensor works fine for ...
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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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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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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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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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Skype spawns a process called VideoMonitor that's running after signing out from Skype. What is it and why is it there?

Skype version 5 on KitKat. It's concerning, given the company's track record of lack of respect for privacy. I'm not suggesting it's taking pictures, but it could be some additional tracking of ...
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Start Skype voice call from addressbook in ICS

I have ICS and Skype 4.4. Some of the contacts in my Android addressbook have a "Chat" contact of type "Skype". When I have Skype open, is there a way to start a voice call to this Skype contact ...
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Loudspeaker on HTC One does not work while using Skype

I have an HTC One and I have Skype installed on it. I tried calling another Skype user who has a Samsung Galaxy S3, and chatting to her on Skype works fine, but while on a call the HTC switches its ...
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Using Skype option for making calls

Previously my dialer would give me the option of making the call through Skype, or my network. This for some reason has disappeared. It did give me the option when I send a text (of going through ...
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Synchronizing skype contacts with android

I installed skype on my android 2.3 samsung galaxy and all skype contacts were added to pnone contacts. Later in PC while using skype I renamed some of skype contacts and removed few of them. After ...
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Can't backup conversation from Skype app

I have a Skype conversation I would like to back up. However, on my PC the entire conversation does not appear to be completely present which means that it's stopped locally on my phone and not in its ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Change pre-installed Skype.apk with a newer on on a Rooted device

Manipulation made with Device : Rooted and Remounted the system. Removed old Skype version 4.0.xxxx (it is obsolete and can't connect even with internet connection). Deleted old APK and put another ...
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Does Android Jelly Bean 4.1 Support Microphone Audio Input from mini USB Headset?

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 (WiFi) 16Gb device running Android Jelly Bean 4.1 This tablet has a 3.5mm jack for stereo audio out. No microphone jack. At least this is the way I'm reading the specs: http:...
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Skype and Samsung Galaxy S3 Messaging stopping working

I am totally new to Android Enthusiasts so I apologise if this question has already been answered. I recently downloaded Skype for Android on my Galaxy S3. However, I found that my Samsung Messaging ...
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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.