There are many ways to use Skype on your Windows Phone: video calls, voice calls, messaging. But if you want to use it to the max, check out our best shortcuts and suggestions. As requested by a reader in our previous post on Top tips for using WhatsApp on your Lumia, we’ve put together our […]
GroupMe is Microsoft’s group chat app, currently under the wing of the Skype team. The app has just been updated to version 126.96.36.199. As usual for a Microsoft app it comes without a changelog, but fortunately their twitter support revealed that the update merely brings a change to the publisher name for the app. The […]
In July, Microsoft stated that it would "roll out the Preview for Universal Skype experiences built into Messaging, Phone and Video apps on Windows 10" sometime during the summer. Well, summer has now come and gone with no such release, and now Microsoft is no longer offering any timeframe for when those app will be made available..
The Skype app for Windows Phone, both 8.1 and on Windows 10 Mobile, is next on the list of Microsoft app updates this evening. While there's nothing new to report in the Windows Phone 8.1 version, there are some interesting changes to the Windows 10 Mobile version. Show More Summary
Microsoft has rolled out quite a few updates to its Windows 10 app suite tonight, we’ve seen Xbox get updated, the Outlook apps and Windows Camera, and now Skype and Microsoft Messaging pick up updates as well. On Windows Phone 8.1 the app consists mostly of bug fixes, however if you have Skype Messaging preview […]
Last week, our friends over at WMPU reported about the arrival of the Skype Room Remote app for Windows Phone. Alongside the Windows Phone Store, Microsoft released the app to the Google Play Store as well. For those unfamiliar, the Skype Room Remote app lets you control the Room sessions from your Android (or Windows […]
We previously wrote about Microsoft announcing a Skype Rooms systems for Skype for business earlier this year in March. Now, the company has quietly launched its Skype Rooms Remote app in the Windows Phone store after a brief preview period. This app allows you to control your Room sessions with just your Windows Phone including […]
We have known for some time that Windows 10 Mobile handsets will be able to record phone calls, not least because the My Documents folder contains a Recorded Calls sub-folder and the Voice Recorded app having permission to record calls also. Now we have had further confirmation from the recent leaked Skype Beta, with one […]
Microsoft is also said to be working on a Windows Phone version of the Skype 6.0 which will be out soon. The new 6.0 version of Skype for iPhone is available in the Apple iTunes store, as is Skype 6.0 for iPad. The updates are detailed in a new post on the Skype Garage &
The upgrade was packed with both old and new features that merely made the app looked like a Windows Phone iteration. Microsoft’s Skype is the fifth most popular iOS app followed by WhatsApp (Facebook again), Find My iPhone, Google Maps, Twitter and iTunes U, in that order. Another reminder if you needed it that outside
Just over a year ago Microsoft shipped a completely redesigned version of Skype for iPhone, iPad, and Android in version 5.0 that looked a lot more like a Windows Phone app than previous versions, adding back old features and introducing new features in updates that followed. Now with version 6.0, Skype is taking strides to move its […]
Back in January, some of us were able to see Microsoft's vision for integrating Skype into Windows 10 Mobile. At the time, we noted that the method was very reminiscent of how Windows Phone 7 worked with Facebook messaging. Microsoft in effect is looking to merge seamlessly Skype messaging into the regular SMS app for a unified experience. Show More Summary
Last month Microsoft launched its Skype for Business app for Windows Phone devices, and if you’re wondering when the app will make its way onto iOS or Android, you might not have to wait much longer. Microsoft has since announced that they are launching the technical preview of Skype for Business for iOS and Android devices. Show More Summary
Skype for Business (previously known as Lync 2013) app today got updated to v6.1. This is a minor update with only bug fixes. Key features: • View shared content during a meeting, on your mobile device • Initiate a group conversation (IM or video) or invite additional participants • Join, rejoin, and initiate a Skype […]
Microsoft has now discontinued the "Modern" Skype app for Windows 8 and 8.1, but the promised new Windows 10 messaging, phone, and video apps with Skype integration are coming sometime this summer.
Earlier this year, Microsoft confirmed that the company will be releasing a new Messaging app for Windows 10 which will come with Skype integration built-in. Since then, the company hasn’t really opened its mouth about the messaging app and it isn’t currently available on Windows 10 Technical Preview builds. Thankfully though, Microsoft is finally opening […]
Microsoft has rolled out an update for Skype on Windows Phone. The company has bumped the official offering to version 188.8.131.52 (only a small increment from the previous release), but we're not too sure what's included in the update...
Microsoft today updated the Skype app for Windows Phone devices to v184.108.40.206. This is just a minor update with no new features. It however includes some general fixes and improvements. App Features: – Call friends and family with free Skype to Skype voice calls over 3G or WiFi and enjoy low cost calls to mobiles […]
Microsoft is rolling out is Skype for Business unified communications app for Windows Phone 8.1.
Microsoft today announced the launch of a new Skype for Business app for Windows Phone. Previously Skype for Business could be accessed through the Lync 2013 app, but now Skype for Business is getting its own dedicated Windows Phone app. There are some notable improvements in the new app, which the Skype for Business team […]