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Skype 4.6 for iPhone & iPad with a new calling experience

Today we’re pleased to release Skype for iPhone and iPad, version 4.6.
New features and improvements:

  • New, beautiful calling experience
  • One-to-one chats now appear in the correct order
  • Option to select your message as ‘read’ with just a few taps
  • General fixes and improvements

Supported Devices & Operating System:
Skype for iPad version 4.6 supports iPad, iPad 2, iPad mini and the latest iPad with Retina Display. Skype for iPhone version 4.6 supports iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 5, plus 2nd, 3rd and 4th generation iPod Touch. iOS 5.0 or later is required on all devices.

We recommend that everyone upgrades to the newly released Skype for iPhone and Skype for iPad applications from the Apple App Store. We are always interested in hearing your feedback, so please report any issues to our Skype Support Network.

Skype 4.6 for iPhone and iPad full release notes are:

Resolved issues:

Category Description
VoiceOver VoiceOver now reads label for unread messages (iPad only), ‘+’ button, ‘Skype terms of use’ and ‘Show side bar’ button
Calling Dial pad and in-call buttons appear correctly while tapping on the screen during a call
Calling Popover will be dismissed in incoming call screen
Conversations Recent list is now display in correct order
Conversations Non-edited message will not be mark as edited after pressing save button
File Transfer Incoming/Outgoing file transfer picture preview is now display in correct rotation
Account Correct cursor focus when editing middle of text in my profile

Known issues:

Category Description Workaround
Conversations Last scroll position is not preserved Fix is in progress
Conversations Chat/SMS toggle button is not displayed until re-login if contact has added phone number to profile while chatting Fix is in progress
VoiceOver Incorrect chat text label reading Fix is in progress
VoiceOver Unread messages cannot be read in iPhone Fix is in progress
VoiceOver Background items are selectable when Left Hand Side Bar is on top of the screen Fix is in progress

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