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News, stories, and updates from Skype

Skype 5.2 for iPhone: Voice Messaging Support and Profiles Are Back!

We have been reading and listening to your feedback ever since we launched the new remastered Skype for iPhone and have been hard at work incorporating your suggestions. With Skype 5.1 for iPhone we included the ability to delete a conversation, edit a message and added a “Skype”-only contact filter, to name a few. Today, … Read more

Skype for Mac 6.9

Today we released Skype for Mac version 6.9. With an ongoing goal of making Skype a great way for you to share moments, big and small, we’ve simplified the sharing experience. Now, when screen sharing on your mac, you’re offered a choice between sharing your whole screen or a specific window. In addition, we’ve made the following improvements: … Read more

Skype für Android übertrifft die 100 Millionen Download-Marke und wird heute als Android 4.0 im komplett neuen Design vorgestellt

Android 4.0

Ein großer Meilenstein ist erreicht – Skype für Android ist mittlerweile auf mehr als 100 Millionen Android-Geräten weltweit installiert. Eine solche Leistung kann man nur gemeinsam erreichen. Deshalb möchten wir heute die Chance nutzen, uns bei euch zu bedanken! Wir werden weiterhin euch und eure Bedürfnisse ins Zentrum all dessen stellen, was wir tun. Heute … Read more

Die mobile Zukunft von Skype: Einige Gedanken zum Weg, der vor uns liegt

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Als Skype unter der Prämisse gegründet wurde, dass die ganze Welt kostenlos miteinander kommunizieren kann, konnte wohl noch niemand erahnen wie stark Skype unser tägliches Leben beeinflussen würde. Da sind die unzähligen jungen Familien, die sich wöchentlich per Videogespräch mit ihren Großeltern unterhalten, oder die Schüler die sich rund um den Globus mit Skype in … 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 for Mac 6.5 with Better Ways to Share and Call

Today we released a new version of Skype for Mac 6.5, making it easier to share and continuing to improve the quality of your experience. 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 contacts whether they’re on … Read more

Skype for Windows 8 Gets Enhanced HD Video Support

We’ve released new version of Skype for Windows 8 that improves your high definition (HD) video and sharing experience. Read more specifics about the update below: Enhanced HD Video Support We’ve added support for HD video in select scenarios. Depending on the sender’s camera, available network bandwidth and the receiver’s setup on x86 devices, callers … Read more

Security notice: "lol is this your new profile pic?"

We have received reports of some malicious activity targeting a small number of Skype users with an instant message and link that says, "lol is this your new profile pic?" This activity is another example of an Internet scam targeting… Read more

International Technology Upgrade Week: Tips for Updating Skype on Your Smartphone

We've seen some of you asking questions on Facebook, Twitter and the Skype Support Network regarding how to update Skype on your smartphones, and we wanted to provide you with step-by-step instructions so you can staying in touch on-the-go…. 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

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