Garage & Updates

Learn about the newest features, products and client updates for all platforms

Skype Chat notifications rebuilt around you

We all go through our days hoping our phone will buzz or beep or ring to let us know someone is thinking about us. Or something important is happening. Or OMG you have to see this video. But it can get a bit much. Especially when you have the same app running in lots of … Read more

Skype for modern Windows 3.1: now you can edit messages

Today we’re pleased to release version 3.1 of Skype for modern Windows which comes with the ability to edit messages and a few more improvements. To edit a message, select the message you want to edit or remove, by tapping on it or right clicking with your mouse to highlight the text you want to … Read more

Bringing Photo Sharing to Skype for Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows Phone 8

Earlier this year we told you about the ways we’re working to enhance our users’ chat experience on Skype, like improving push notifications and synchronising read messages across devices.  Right now, building great picture sharing capabilities is high on our list of priorities, and we’re excited to announce the feature will start rolling out to … Read more

Skype 5.0 for Android: find your friends automatically

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Helping you keep in touch with the people who matter most in your life has always been a key goal for us here at Skype. But with more than 300 million users, we know that sometimes finding your friends on Skype can be a challenge. Today, we’re thrilled to announce a brand new feature for Android … Read more

Lighting Up Skype on Android for Amazon Fire

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As you know, we’re committed to delivering the best possible Skype experience across any platform – bringing you closer to the people you care about most. Skype is now available on all kinds of devices, from PCs and tablets, to Xbox Ones, TVs and smartphones of all shapes and sizes.  And today we’re excited to add … Read more

Update Skype now to improve your experience

At Skype, our goal is to be the best way for friends, families, loved ones, and colleagues to communicate whether across the globe or across the street. Over the past year, we’ve introduced lots of exciting new ways to bring people together, such as free group video calls, video messaging and chat enhancements. We want … Read more

Enjoy free group video calling on Windows tablets

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In April, we made our group video calling experience free to existing platforms, with additional device support coming soon. Since then, we’ve seen a fantastic four fold increase in group video calls, and now we’re bringing the feature to Windows tablets and Windows 2 in 1 devices. We’d all like to be able to catch up … Read more

Skype for Mac 6.19

Today we’re pleased to release Skype for Mac 6.19. We’ve heard your feedback about issues you were experiencing, and in this release, we have fixed a couple of crash issues to improve stability. Other updates include accessibility improvement and bug fixes. Fixes Some users reported problems with crashes while sending and receiving files. We’ve fixed … Read more

Skype 5.2 for iPhone: Voice Messaging Support and Profiles Are Back!

We have been reading and listening to your feedback ever since we launched the new remastered Skype for iPhone and have been hard at work incorporating your suggestions. With Skype 5.1 for iPhone we included the ability to delete a conversation, edit a message and added a “Skype”-only contact filter, to name a few. Today, … Read more

Skype 2.19 for Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows Phone 8

Today we’re pleased to introduce some exciting new capabilities in the Skype 2.19 update for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1. This update includes Cortana integration and video upgrade preview improvements for Windows Phone 8.1, and increased language support from 19 to 51 languages, fast app resume, and improved notifications for both Windows Phone … Read more

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