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Skype 4.9 for iPhone and iPad

Today we’re pleased to release Skype for iPhone and Skype for iPad, version 4.9.

Latest improvements:

✓ Audio and video call stability improvements.

✓ Share photos more reliably.

✓ Improved accessibility for video messaging.

✓ General fixes and improvements.

Supported Devices & Operating System:

Skype for iPhone version 4.9 supports: iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod Touch (3rd generation), iPod Touch (4th generation), iPod Touch (5th generation)

Skype for iPad version 4.9 supports: iPad, iPad 2, iPad (3rd generation), iPad (4th generation), iPad Mini

iOS 5.0 or later is required on all devices.

We realize some of you are using iOS7 beta and are experiencing some instability with Skype. We’re aware of the problems and are working hard to fix blocking issues as soon as possible. Needless to say, we’ll be offering full iOS7 support when it’s officially released.

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.

Resolved issues:

Category Description Device
Calling Black screen shown instead of own video during live video call. iPhone and iPad
Calling Call forwarding doesn’t work when calling from Skype for iPhone or iPad. iPhone and iPad
Contact Saved phone number not permanently removed when deleted from ‘saved phone numbers’ iPhone

Known issues:

Category Description Workaround Device
Calling Live call is ended automatically when a previously held call is resumed from the background Fix in progress iPhone and iPad


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