Skype for Windows Desktop 6.5 with Easier Ways to Share and Add Contacts
Today we released a new version of Skype for Windows desktop. We’ve made the following improvements to make it easier to share with Skype for Windows desktop 6.5:
We continue to improve video messaging while it’s in preview and encourage you to try it. Video messaging enables you to share life moments with contacts whether they’re off or online. With this release we improved the stability of video messaging and made video messaging easier to find with improved notifications.
Simplified Way to Add Contacts
We’ve made it more intuitive how to send and accept contact requests. Accepting a contact request will now appear right in your instant message view.
|Description of original issue|
|Cancel all doesn’t cancel file transfers|
|Upon cancel of file transfer the transfer shows as successfully completed|
|When one participant accepted file transfer, sender could not cancel the transfer|
|Network issues||Upon connection lost, no notification in call toolbar that the call was lost|
|Keyboard navigation||Add phone number not accessible with keyboard|
|Stability||Skype hangs when selecting offline contact and clicking on call phone|
|Skype crashes for some users upon exiting|
|Skype crashes for some users when tried to send a file|