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Skype Update – Faster Performances and Smoother User Experience


It’s been more than a decade since Skype launched and the chatting app has been getting better with every year. This is thanks to the constant stream of updates that the developers who are in charge of Skype are releasing every other week. In fact, the reason why Skype is making headlines on our website today is because a new update which sports the version number has started rolling out. With that said, let’s go ahead and check out everything there is to know about the new update.

Skype Update

We have some great news to share with Skype fans! A brand-new update which sports the is rolling out via OTA (over the air) channels and we are advising all Skype fans to make sure to download it as soon as possible. The only thing that Skype fans need to do in order to download the new update is to simply keep their smartphones connected to a stable Wi-Fi network.

We also want to note that the new update can be manually downloaded and installed in the form of APK (Android Package Kit). However, this type of releases are compatible only with Android-powered smartphones that have the “Unknown Sources” option enabled.

Improved Stability

The patch notes for Skype’s latest update are revealing that the developers of the chatting app are not introducing any new features. However, they are making up for the lack of features by introducing a bunch of software improvements that are helping Skype run smoother and faster.

Top Features

  • Video calls – Don’t just hear the cheers, see them! Get together with 1 or 24 of your friends and family on a HD video call. Watch everyone’s smiles and cries when you tell them “We’re engaged!!!”
    • Chat – Reach people instantly. Send messages to your friends, grab someone’s attention with @ mentions, or create a group chat to plan a family reunion.
    • SMS Connect – Read and reply to your phone’s SMS messages in Skype on your PC or Mac.
    • Share – Send photos and videos with your family and friends. Save shared photos and videos to your camera roll. Share your screen to make travel plans with friends or present designs to your team.