Skype Blogs

Product News, Customer Stories and Updates from Skype

2015: Skype’s year in review

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2015 has been a big year at Skype and we hope that the updates to our products helped you create those magical moments and gave you the freedom to connect with your family, friends and colleagues, wherever they may be. Here are a few highlights from this past year. New ways to get together One … Read more

Sharing made easy with Skype 6.8 for iPhone and iPad

Skype 6.8 for iOS

You may have noticed that we’re updating Skype for iPhone and iPad more often than ever. Our goal with each new release is to bring you something new to enjoy that helps you stay closer to friends and family. Today, we’re excited to release Skype 6.8 for iPhone and iPad – please head over to … Read more

How to share photos, files and more with Skype on your mobile

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When we added video to Skype calls ten short years ago, the ability to share important moments with loved ones took a big step forward. It’s only natural that they would, because our world and the conversations that we as people have with each other are made up of so much more than what can … Read more

Skype 6.6 for iPhone and iPad brings phone number, date and address detection, and improved multitasking

Skype 6.6 for iOS

When we’re on our phones and tablets we’re often doing several things at once, from researching a holiday, planning nights out, sending emails or messaging friends – we switch in and out of the apps that help us get things done. Today we’re pleased to launch Skype 6.6 for iPhone and iPad, a new version … Read more

Add fun filters to your Skype video messages in the latest Skype for Android, iPhone, and iPad

Video message filters

Skype is always looking for new ways to help you express yourself – we’ve recently launched new features such as Mojis, Skype Translator and our fantastic new range of emoticons, so you can express exactly how you feel. Today, we’re excited to launch video message filters in Skype for Android, iPhone and iPad – video … Read more

Skype call quality on mobile devices

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When it comes to using Skype, we’ve seen a tremendous increase of calls made on mobile devices in the past couple of years. This growth has been supported by the constant development of the Skype app for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone. But our quest for the perfect Skype experience continues — we’re now leveraging … Read more

Skype 6.3 for iPhone and iPad: iOS9 support, Slide Over, Split View and more

Skype for iPad

Following the recent launch of our brand new design for Skype for iPhone and iPad (thank you for the app store feedback and ratings so far!), we’re excited to update both apps today with full iOS9 compatibility and the release of three new features: Use Slide Over and Split View to get things done together … Read more

Skype Redesigned for Android, iPhone and iPad

Skype for Android

At Skype we are passionate about helping you connect to the people that matter most even when you’re apart. We are constantly working to make it easier and better to do just that, whether you’re talking with family, messaging with friends, or sharing a photo. That’s why Skype 6.0 for Android is rolling out today … Read more

Your New Year’s Resolution: Lose Weight. Our Resolution: Lose Wait

Today we are releasing version 4.17 of Skype for iOS. Our users have been asking us to support push notifications, and we’ve worked hard to deliver. With this version, all your chat messages will now be pushed to your iPhones and iPads using Apple’s push notification network. This means we can deliver your messages in … Read more

Skype for iPhone and iPad, Version 4.10

Today we’re pleased to release Skype for iPhone and Skype for iPad, version 4.10. Latest improvements: ✓ Audio and video call quality and stability improvements. ✓ Make HD (720p) quality video calls from your iPhone 5 or iPad 4 (iOS devices with Retina display). ✓ A new, easier to use country code selector on the … Read more