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To our Windows Insiders: Skype Preview app comes to mobile

new Skype Preview for Windows 10 Mobile

Today, we have started to roll out the new Skype Preview for Windows 10 Mobile as well as an updated Skype Preview for Windows 10 PCs to members of the Windows Insiders Program.* This release brings one of our most requested Skype features to your Windows 10 phone: the ability to make group video calls. … Read more

How to share your location with Skype for mobile

Share your location with Skype for mobile

Video calling, voice calling, instant messaging or video messages… connecting people is our raison d’être. And lately you might have noticed yet another way to get connected with people that matter to you: location sharing. Now you can boast about the location of your exotic vacation to your colleagues stuck back at the office, find … Read more

Skype call quality on mobile devices

skype mobile

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

Travel Blogger Kristen Kellogg Takes Skype’s Instagram on a Caribbean Excursion

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Travel blogger and filmmaker Kristen Kellogg is the founder of the wanderlust website Border Free Travels. For one weekend, this wayfaring storyteller took our Instagram on a journey to the island of Anguilla for a travel bloggers conference and all the sun, sand and adventure that came with it. Before arriving on the island, she … Read more

Skype 5.10 for Android: Express Yourself in New Ways

skype ringtone

At Skype we take your feedback to heart and continuously make updates to improve your Skype experience. Today in Skype 5.10 for Android, we’re bringing you new ways to express yourself. Personalize your ringtone Customize incoming call sounds for a contact by selecting a ringtone from your device. In a conversation, tap the lower right and select “Ringtone … Read more

Summer with Skype Part 1: How an On-the-go Mom Manages Schedules

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School’s out for summer! The days are long, the patio grill is permanently on ‘preheat,’ and there’s plenty of hustle and bustle happening about the home. Whether you’re soaking up the sun with tiny toddlers clinging to your legs, leisurely sprawling while your teens are away on campus for the summer, or organizing a seasonal … Read more

A Celebratory Father’s Day, From Anywhere in the World

Father's Day fishing

Father’s Day is fast approaching, but—unfortunately for you—Dad now happily dwells in a different locale. Thanks to Skype, you can set aside some virtual time to touch base, and celebrate your Pops while out and about. Here are some sweet, creative ways to remind Dad just how glad you are he’s around: Gone Fishin’ Back … Read more

Célébrez la fête des pères, où que vous soyez dans le monde

C’est bientôt la fête des pères, mais — malheureusement pour vous, heureusement pour lui — votre papa se prélasse désormais dans un endroit loin de chez vous. Grâce à Skype, vous pouvez prendre un peu de temps virtuel pour échanger des nouvelles et surtout lui fêter une Joyeuse Fête des Pères, même si ce-dernier est … Read more

Bougez plus avec Skype : le sport dans tous ses états !

Pour beaucoup d’entre nous, le printemps, et le mois d’avril en particulier, marque le début de la remise en forme avant l’été. Alors que certains sculptent leurs corps dans les salles de musculation ou en cours collectifs dans des centres fitness, d’autres préfèrent le grand air et/ou des exercices encore plus ludiques. Chez Skype, nous … Read more

Célébrez le Nouvel An Chinois – où que vous soyez !

Le Nouvel An Chinois gagne en popularité en France où les célébrations sont de plus en plus importantes. L’origine de la Fête du Printemps remonte à des milliers d’année : la légende raconte que le monstre Nien dévorait les êtres humains la veille du Nouvel An. Pour l’éloigner, les Chinois affichaient une bande de papier … Read more

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