Garage & Updates

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

Introducing New Skype for Windows Phone 8.1 & Improved Skype for Windows 8.1

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At Microsoft’s Build Conference in San Francisco today, the developer community’s best and brightest have come together to learn about the future of the Microsoft platform, product updates, and opportunities. Anyone paying close attention to the news at Build will know that Microsoft has announced Windows Phone 8.1, which has been reinvented around you. And … Read more

Skype for Mac Version 6.15 – Now Even More Stable (Thanks to YOU!)

Today we’ve released Skype for Mac, version 6.15. As with all our recent releases, we’ve focused on improving user experience and stability. Occasionally, some users experienced crashes on launch, and others on quit. Thanks to some valuable assistance from users in the Community Forums, we’ve been able to identify the cause of these crashes. This … Read more

Skype 4.7 for Android: Your Battery Is Breathing a Sigh of Relief

Sometimes a change you can’t see can make a huge difference. Imagine being able to leave Skype running on your phone all day without having to worry about your battery life. The Skype for Android team has been working to make that possible ever since we promised to improve your mobile experience back in July. … Read more

Skype for Xbox One Delivers an Enhanced Experience

Since we launched Skype for Xbox One* in November, we’ve been hard at work improving the living room experience for Skype users. Today we are excited to announce the first update to Skype for Xbox One, which brings several new features: #1 Improved Chat: We know that many of our users jump between using Skype … Read more

Skype for Modern Windows 2.6: Fast Cross Device Syncing of Your Messages and Calls

A new version of Skype for modern Windows is now available in the Windows Store. With this update, if you have Skype running on multiple devices, your read chats and picked up calls will sync automatically. Got that ring? When you pick up a call on any device and your modern Skype is on, the … Read more

Skype Brings the World Closer Together, One Inbox at a Time

Today we are excited to announce the worldwide availability of Skype for Outlook.com. We began rolling out a preview version to select markets last year, and now we’re excited to celebrate this milestone with our customers around the world. We’ve also made some improvements that will make your experience even better. With Skype for Outlook.com, … Read more

Busy? Skype for Mac 6.14 Lets You Manage Your Time and Availability More Easily

Today we have released Skype for Mac 6.14. Many of you have busy schedules and are always looking for ways to better manage your availability online, and this version of Skype for Mac helps you do just that.  In addition, we‘ve made some changes to improve compatibility with OS X Mavericks. Do Disturb Did you … Read more

Skype’s Enhanced Chat Experience

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With the technical improvements previewed in the course of building our mobile future, more and more people can now comfortably take Skype with them on the go.  Skype chat is a huge part of that future, so today we’re excited to share news about a range of enhancements to our chat experience. We know that … Read more

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