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Skype for WP 7 - sign the petition!

14th August 2014, 06:20 AM |#1  
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Several days ago Microsoft had discontinued Skype for Windows Phone 7.
This is the official notification from them

If you still g i v e_a_s h i t about your WP7 phone, pease sign a petition to force MS dudes to enable Skype protocols for Windows Phone 7


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1st September 2014, 07:29 PM |#2  
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Thumbs up They are still sold!!
Here in India they are still selling Windows Phone 7 models such as Lumia 800 and 900. This is a crappy decision by Microsoft and they've got to change it back!!
2nd September 2014, 02:04 PM |#3  
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Did ever all these petitions force them to change something? I don't remember.
2nd September 2014, 07:03 PM |#4  
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Did ever all these petitions force them to change something? I don't remember.

Вот же и гуглить не надо, чтоб твою, Сережа, национальность узнать по содержанию коммента....
Thanks cap. Everyone knows how do (or do not) these petitions work. Nobody needs your explanations.
15th September 2014, 09:53 PM |#5  
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No more Skype for WP7, I really doubt MS will listen our begging. I must say I am very disapointed. I planed to use my Lumia 710 for many year still, but not working now without Skype.

So, is there anything to do? I have a custom rom installed, will there be a version that works (rooted) or how MS blocked Skype from our devices?
16th September 2014, 03:36 PM |#6  
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I faced to the same problem and make a decision to buy wp8.1 device. This issue with skype is the signal that it is time to do it now.
16th September 2014, 06:48 PM |#7  
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So, is there anything to do?

Heh... I have now both Titan and old good Leo with WM 6.5.3 on board in my vehicle. Titan is in internet sharing mode and for calls. Leo w/o SIM is for skype via wifi from Titan Because WM old skype still works like a charm
16th September 2014, 06:58 PM |#8  
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Heh... I have now both Titan and old good Leo with WM 6.5.3 on board in my vehicle. Titan is in internet sharing mode and for calls. Leo w/o SIM is for skype via wifi from Titan Because WM old skype still works like a charm

So... Skype works just fine in old Windows Mobile. How about porting that version to WP7, is that how difficult? Opera for WM has already been ported to WP7: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1385071
16th September 2014, 07:38 PM |#9  
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Opera for WM has already been ported to WP7:

Sorry, no need to send me the link to opera ultrashot is my buddy
The problem of old skype is - several tabs in the UI - not possible to port this to WP as it was with Opera.
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