Last Friday, we switched on update notifications for the latest version of Skype for Mac. When you launch Skype or when you click Skype > Check for Updates…, you will see this:
Click Update to download the new version.
The update will install automatically.
And all you have to do is click Relaunch.
As mentioned before, this release fixes security problems in earlier versions of Skype for Mac, so please do take the minute it will take to update to this latest version.
All your settings, messages and contacts will be preserved during the update, so all you have to do is watch