Skype App Gets 'Beautiful New Calling Experience'

Posted March 7, 2013 at 2:11pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 10892 views

Skype today released updates for its iPhone and iPad apps that bring a 'beautiful new calling experience'.

Say “hello” to friends and family with an instant message, voice or video call on Skype for free. There’s so much you can do, right from the palm of your hand.

Features:
✓ Join over 250 million people every month using Skype
Get started with Skype on your iPhone and find your friends in an instant.

✓ Call friends on Skype
Enjoy free voice and video calls to anyone else on Skype.

✓ Talk to friends in an instant
Instant message your friends in a flash plus send emoticons.

✓ Photo Sharing
Send photos on your iPhone directly to friends or family via Skype. There's no limit on the size of the photo you can send, so you can share a moment without reaching email size limits or paying expensive MMS charges.

✓ Call mobiles and landlines
Add a little Skype Credit to send low-cost SMS messages or call friends on their mobile or landline.

✓ No WiFi? No problem
Skype works on 3G* and WiFi – so you can stay in touch, even if you’re out and about.

✓ Chat with anyone, anywhere
Skype’s available on smartphones, tablets, PCs, Macs and even TVs. Whatever device your friend or family uses, Skype just works. Simple.

What's New In This Version:
✓ Beautiful new calling experience
✓ Mark all your recent chats as read with just a few taps.
✓ General fixes and improvements
- One-to-one chats now appear in the correct order.

You can download Skype from the App Store for free.

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Wood1030 - March 7, 2013 at 8:45pm
They have also restricted this latest version to "unmodified" IOS devices. I hope this isn't going to be a trend with new versions of App Store apps.
nastychild - March 8, 2013 at 1:39am
The older version had similar notice when you first open Skype, but there was no problem loading it. Are you saying you can not use this version at all?
Wood1030 - March 8, 2013 at 1:59am
No, I'm not saying that. In fact , I've never actually used Skype on my Iphone 5 ( i have used it on my ipad though, b4 todays update), but I don't recall seeing that notice after last update. But my point was that it was a bit disconcerting to see that "unmodified" notice and although I have seen it with other apps too (time warner cable app is another example), it's very rare to see it and I hope it is more of rarity than the norm. Thanks for letting me know however, that it shouldn't hinder my skyping ability.
Cindy - March 7, 2013 at 8:21pm
I updated Skype app this morning, and now I no longer have the video call option, only a video message option. How can I make a video call?
ahmad - March 7, 2013 at 3:22pm
its right know like facetime video call :)
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