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    Scroll down automatically when new messages are received

    Even when chat window is open, and new message is received, it doesn't scroll down, I always need to press the three-dots button on bottom right to see latest messages, very counter-productive.

    Please enable automatic scroll to prevent having to move my tired little mouse cursor always to chat screen.

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        • Randall commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

          How can this not be fixed 2 years later? At least have an option to auto-scroll or not. It makes you wonder if Microsoft uses its own products, but no one would put up with this given a choice.

        • Rich commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

          Mine just started acting up yesterday, and it's annoying as ****. When I have a conversation with a person, what they say gets bundled into it's own little "box" (conversation), and so does mine. I assume this is the same problem everyone else is having?

        • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

          This is absurdly annoying, I can't believe it's been an issue this long. Fix this **** Skype. :/

        • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

          Right click on the conversation in left hand menu and select "mark as read" - now when you go into the conversation it takes to straight to the bottom.

        • Annoyed commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

          1.25 years later. Is an auto scroll option really too much to include?

        • Valerio commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

          trusting the microsoft customer care service management to modify this :D

        • Heavy User commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

          Please make an option to settings to choose how this works. Or add "Auto Scroll" button to active chats so we can choose. Thanks!

        • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

          still waiting....here complaint from collegues now and then that it delays chat correspondance.

        • Sam B commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

          This is a must. I have a multiscreen setup, and monitor conversations on my second screen while having a fullscreen application on my primary monitor. The lack of auto-scroll option means that I have to minimise my fullscreen application and interact with Skype just to see the messages that are coming in. PLEASE add an auto-scroll option for when Skype is unfocused.

        • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

          I totally agree with this as well - Skype should auto-scroll.
          It is very annoying!

        • Frank Wallace commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

          i totally agree - auto-scroll to bottom is a much needed feature - if some do not like it, make it configurable, but
          it should surley be an option that may be enabled.
          I suspect a majority will opt to enable it !!!

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