Skype Blogs

News, stories, and updates from Skype

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

Skype 5.10 for Windows: Now with Favorite Contacts & Contact List Design Updates

We have just released Skype 5.10 for Windows, which makes it easier to find the contacts you care about most.
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Skype 5.9 for Windows hotfix

Today we have released a hotfix to the Skype 5.9 for Windows. The newly released build resolves an issue which made Skype to use excess amount of system resources on the Windows 8 Release Preview, build 8400. We would… Read more

Skype for Windows Phone Has Arrived

Following the recent availability of the Skype for Windows Phone Beta app announced at Mobile World Congress, today we are releasing an official version of the app to the Windows Phone Marketplace. You can also get the app directly from your Windows Phone. Read more

Skype 5.8 Hotfix for Windows

Today we have released a hotfix for Skype 5.8 for Windows. Please download the new version now – feedback can be provided on the Skype Support Network and in case you notice any issues then please report a issue… Read more

Share your photos and presentations with friends and colleagues with Group Screen Sharing

We're releasing an updated version of Skype for Windows (version 5.8) today with a few improvements we want to tell you about. Download the latest version of Skype for Windows and start Group Screen Sharing. Share photos with a group… Read more

New York City, Say "Happy New Year" with Free Skype WiFi

What's more exciting than celebrating New Year's Eve in New York City? How about having access to free WiFi during your Big Apple celebration?! That's right: on the heels of offering free Skype WiFi to holiday travelers, Skype is excited… Read more

Skype Connects U.S. Travelers with Free Skype WiFi this Holiday Season

Interactive Skype WiFi Map – Get a free hour of Internet access using Skype WiFi in select U.S. airports from December 21-27, 2011 Read more

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