Skype Blogs

News, stories, and updates from Skype

Skype for Windows Phone 8 – Version 2.8

Today we’ve released an update for Skype for Windows Phone 8, the next step on our journey towards Skype’s Mobile Future. We’re focusing on putting conversations first, improving quality and performance, and bringing new features to Skype for Windows Phone 8. In this release we’ve significantly improved the app start and resume performance – so you can … Read more

Skype for Windows Desktop 6.6 – Making it Easier to Use

Today we released a new version of Skype for Windows desktop. With our smaller releases we continue to focus on addressing user feedback, ease of use and great quality. As such with this release we focused on: Optimizations to the video messaging experience To ensure a consistent Skype experience no matter what device you use … Read more

Skype for Mac 6.6 – Making it Easier to Use

Today we have released a new version 6.6 of Skype for Mac. With our smaller releases, we continue to focus on quality by addressing user feedback and improving ease of use. In this release we made these changes: Optimizations to video messaging To ensure a consistent Skype experience no matter which device you use, we … Read more

Skype 4.9 for iPhone and iPad

Today we’re pleased to release Skype for iPhone and Skype for iPad, version 4.9. Latest improvements: ✓ Audio and video call stability improvements. ✓ Share photos more reliably. ✓ Improved accessibility for video messaging. ✓ General fixes and improvements. Supported Devices & Operating System: Skype for iPhone version 4.9 supports: iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone … Read more

Skype for Windows Desktop 6.5 with Easier Ways to Share and Add Contacts

Today we released a new version of Skype for Windows desktop. We’ve made the following improvements to make it easier to share with Skype for Windows desktop 6.5: Video Messaging We continue to improve video messaging while it’s in preview and encourage you to try it. Video messaging enables you to share life moments with … Read more

Skype 4.8 for iPhone and iPad

We’re pleased to release Skype for iPhone and iPad, version 4.8. Here are the latest improvements: Video and voice call stability over a mobile data or WiFi connection is better than ever Receive more detailed notifications in the Notification Center We’ve fixed the chat issues; all chats now appear in the correct order We’re providing … Read more

Say Hello to Skype on BlackBerry Q10

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A few weeks back, we announced that the Skype experience would soon be coming to the BlackBerry10 platform. The wait is now over! We’re delighted to tell you the Skype app is now available for download in a preview version for the BlackBerry Q10 from BlackBerry World. What can you expect? In this version, you’ll … Read more

Skype 2.5 for Windows Phone 8 Update

Today we have released an update for Skype for Windows Phone 8, version 2.5. In this release, we focused on general improvements and reliability. Get the updated version now from the Windows Phone Store. We’re always looking to improve your experience on Skype and pay close attention to your feedback. To get the latest news … Read more

Skype 6.3 for Mac Update

At Skype, we are committed to ensuring you have the best quality communication experience when you’re using our software. Today’s latest release, an update to Skype 6.3 for Mac, provides you improved overall product stability. Please download the latest Skype for Mac to make sure your calls, messages, and more are the best they can … Read more

Skype for Windows 8 Updated

Today we released an update to Skype for Windows 8. In the 1.6 release, we continue to address top user feedback and deliver the most requested features. Contact blocking With this update, we wanted to give our users higher control over who can contact them by adding the ability to block contacts. To block a … Read more

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