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Auto sigin for Skype

I have the Samsung UN55ES6100 LED TV, and have installed the Skype app. My question is about the "Sign me in when the TV powers on" option. With this option checked, I assumed it would load Skype in the background, allowing me to receive calls while watching TV. However, this is not the case. In order for me to receive calls, I first have to launch SmartHub. I then see a message that Skype has logged me in. From this point I exit SmartHub, start watching TV, and can now receive calls. It seems to me that I should not have to enter Smarthub first. That Skype should load, as the option indicates, when the TV powers on.

Did I miss something, or is this how it works?

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Re: Auto sigin for Skype

Hi RichStevensonJr,

Unfortunately, I believe this is how it works. I'm guessing at this point, but I think the apps are sandboxed to not affect core functions of the TV. I'll forward your feedback, though, to the appropriate channels.

HD Tech

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Thank you for your response. I believe you are right. I found another app on the TV that's suppose to allow you to use the 4 color buttons on the remote to play sounds when watching TV, and that one doesn't work either. So it does look like there's some sort of sandboxing happening. I'm guessing other brands possibly allow this, so that's why the options exist in the apps.

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