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News, stories, and updates from Skype

Mac-simizing your Skype experience

Are you getting the most out of Skype on your Mac? We are now updating Skype for Mac every month with new features and quality improvements. While we keep adding new features and making your experience better, we also get questions around how to make Skype more custom to how you want to use it. … Read more

Skype 6.3 for Mac

Today we have released a new version of Skype for Mac. In this release, we have worked on improving the quality of the overall user experiences. New features and improvements in Skype 6.3 for Mac include: See a slideshow of other participants in a group call when you are the current speaker New In-Call DTMF dial … Read more

Skype 6.2 for Mac with eGifting

Today we have released a new version of Skype for Mac. New features and improvements in Skype 6.2 for Mac include: eGifting: Skype users can now send a gift of credit to anyone they care about on their birthday One-way SMS without verifying your mobile number eGifting: Send a gift of credit to anyone on … Read more

Skype 6.1 for Mac

Today we have released a new version of Skype for Mac. New features and improvements in Skype 6.1 for Mac include: Read more

How to Deal with Skype Spam Calls

Working in Skype's Customer Service organization, I'm lucky to be able to help our users get the most out of Skype every day, helping to address their concerns and assist with any problems. Recently, we've heard a lot about unwanted spam calls and emails to some of our users' Skype accounts. Claudius, our community manager, has pulled together some great tips on how to respond to spam calls from Skype Support Network power-user, Primemover: Read more

International Technology Upgrade Week: Tips for Upgrading Skype on Your Computer

One of our biggest goals at Skype is to ensure that our users get the best experiences out of our products no matter what platform you choose to use. This is one reason why we continually release new versions of… Read more

Hotfix for multiple Skype clients

We are rolling out a hotfix over the next few days for multiple Skype clients to address a couple of known issues. We recommend downloading the updated versions of Skype once they are available. The affected Skype clients are:… Read more

#SkypeTalks Live Chat Session TODAY with Skype for Mac Product Team

With the launch of Skype 5.8 for Mac last week, we've seen a lot of questions about the latest version.

As a result, we're excited to continue our #SkypeTalks live chat series! Our fourth live chat session on Twitter will take place today, Monday June 18th at 6 PM GMT/1 PM EST/10 AM PST. The hour-long chat session will provide useful tips and tricks and answer your Skype for Mac questions. Read more

Skype 5.8 for Mac: Your Contact List Just Got Slimmer, While Video Calls with Mobile Users and Group Screen Sharing Got Even Better.

Today, we're pleased to announce the launch of Skype 5.8 for Mac. With this update we're improving the usability of the Skype for Mac client, while also delivering a bunch of new features. You can download the new Skype for… Read more

#SkypeTips: calls and send SMS from your Mac Address Book using Skype

#SkypeTips: calls and send SMS from your Mac Address Book using Skype Read more

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