Skype 1.5 for Symbian
We are delighted to let you know that we have just released a new version of Skype for Symbian.
The new version includes:
* support for the new Symbian^3 handsets (including the Nokia N8 and C7)
* Skype’s SILK audio codec
* improved user interface
Start downloading the newly released version at skype.com/m from your phone or to install via your computer get the Skype installer for Symbian^3, Symbian S60 touchscreen devices or for Symbian S60 non-touchscreen devices.
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In addition to above mentioned features we have included a number of feature improvements: support for multi-part SMS messages (longer than 160 characters); improved user interface for profile area, contact list, authorization, SMS and call view; added possibility to change the IM text size.
The full release notes for the newborn release, Skype 220.127.116.11 for Symbian^3 and Skype 18.104.22.168 for Symbian S60, are:
|Devices||Support for new Symbian devices: Nokia N8, C7, C6, E5|
|Calling||Added SILK audio codec support|
|SMS||Support for multi-part SMS from Skype (longer than 160 characters)|
|Add Contacts||Address book e-mail addresses integration for contacts search|
|Profile||Profile view look and feel improved|
|IM||IM text size changing possibility|
|User interface||Improved the look and feel of profile, contact list, auhtorization IM, calling and SMS areas.|
|Calling||Nokia touchscreen phones||Audio is lost if SMS message is received during Skype call||Putting call on hold and then resuming it resolves issue|
|User interface||All touchscreen phones After setting a custom Widget background picture, the background is inherited from wallpaper.||None availalbe|
|Connection||All touchscreen phohes||Unable to sign in for the first time when ‘Ask when needed” is selected at connection prompt.||Add Wlan of 3G access point to a Destination before starting the client.|
|Sign In||SonyEricsson Vivaz, Vivaz Pro, Satio with default theme||Text in input fields on sign in/new account is unreadable||Change the devices color theme|
|Voicemail||Nokia E72||When a phone call comes in while listening to voicemail then the sounds will be mixed||None available|
|Calling||Nokia N95||No volume control via the hardware keys||Control volume by pressing the Joystick left or right key|