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Skype Tips, Tricks, and Apps

Skype Tips, Tricks, and Apps

Skype is one of the most popular VoIP and IM programs out there, and its userbase should grow even more with the imminent closing of Windows Live Messenger and the migration of WLM users to Skype. Today, we'll take a look at a few simple tips, tricks, tweaks, and extensions to get more out of your your experience with this popular app.

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    adbat , August 27, 2012 8:37 PM
    Strange you have not mentioned the fact that you cannot be sure whether the message arrived or not (well I know how to tell but none of my friends know how).
    Skype is not a IM as all the others because only online users can communicate if you send message to somebody offline and you go offline they will not get it. It caused problems from my friends.
    One thing I do not understand I pointed it out to them and yet most of them still use it this way.
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    jhansonxi , August 27, 2012 10:31 PM
    The arcade is unneeded bloat.
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    Shin-san , August 28, 2012 1:33 AM
    Fonts? Seriously? That's stretching things
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    Cryio , January 28, 2013 6:11 PM
    I actually found 2 useful things in this. Thank you!
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    megiv , January 29, 2013 12:24 PM
    Bring back the built-in games !
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    catchercradle , January 31, 2013 12:52 PM
    Doesn't say why Skype call testing service is broken though.
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    Anonymous , January 31, 2013 9:47 PM
    Definitely not impressed wth the move to Skype. The biggest thing missig is a direct link to open IE in signed in under your ID. Quick and easy. Not any more. 100% of my firend hate skype.
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    juanc , February 1, 2013 2:04 PM
    We love Toms!

    And Toms loves Microsoft cash flowing to their pockets

    How come after so many years of Skype, now that it's going down since Microsoft grabbed it... they come out with this?
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    Rixos Gsm , September 11, 2013 3:19 AM
    How can i send IM's to all at one time, instead of sending to each and everyone in my Skype Contacts?
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    ChiTownDoug , December 11, 2013 8:53 AM
    Some good tips here. You can find a bunch more in the "Ultimate Guide to Skype Tips & Tricks"...
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