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Bring back the Skype integration

The Skype ias apparently gone from Outlook.com beta, as the Skype button near the Settings cog icon is nowhere to be found. I think many users didn't like the integration (there was no way to completely disable it) but it still was a nice feature for Skype users.

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      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        deseo que se vuelva a poner en skype de outlook beta poder estar conectado, ausente o ocupado como antiguamente
        verde conectado
        amarillo ausente
        rojo ocupado
        MUCHAS GRACIAS

      • runner commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please bring back the Skype pane at the right side of the screen. It is way more useful. Longer list of friends to see. And it is open all the to time when you want to keep an eye on it. The new (facebook) way of opening an extra pane for every chat you have, is giving so much clutter. The old way was simple and direct. One list, click on a username to go to the conversation, which stayed in the same pane. Any new messages fom others were visible at the side. Icon with little number in it. It is not necessary to make things "better" when they already are very efficient. Only thing you could change, is to make a setting that you can start outlook.com with the chatpane already opened at the side

      • Brett Wilms commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        When using "the new Outlook", there is no "Add Skype meeting" option in the tool bar. The previous web version of the Calendar has a button for this in the tool bar.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        hi, in the new outlook beta i finally see skype integration is back, thanks a lot, now people can actually use this and it's not missing anything from the previous version, thanks :)

      • Mike commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Skype is back! Not in the way it was before. It's a window that floats and the message window is underneath when a message is selected. Totally confusing, not a true integration as before. Also, just noticed that another useful feature has just disappeared, the translation option just below a contact profile is gone!

      • Jonny Peace commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Skype is still missing, unless you want us to open another webpage and login to use it - not quite the same as it being integrated in outlook

      • Vinicius commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Thank you Philip! :)

        Now I'd love to see my friends' status or change my status aswell :)

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        how do I change my status(Available, Do Not Disturb etc...) ??

        How do I login with another email id only for skype ??

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