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Skype | Windows Phone Area

Messaging Everywhere functionally removed from the Anniversary Update

June 29, 2016 |

The feature will be integrated into the Universal Skype app

Microsoft has already tested a number of implementations of the unified messaging experience promised for Windows 10. First, it was the Messaging app with integrated Skype. Later in 2016, Microsoft … Read More

How to install the UWP Skype app for Windows 10 Mobile

June 3, 2016 |

Skype for Windows 10 Mobile leaks ahead of official release

Microsoft promised to replace the old Skype app for Mobile with a brand new Universal app for both Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile. While the Desktop version has … Read More

Video: the new UWP Skype app for Windows 10 Mobile

May 2, 2016 |

The first test version of Skype for Windows 10 Mobile is coming soon

Microsoft released the new Universal Skype app for Windows 10 PC weeks ago, but the mobile version hasn’t yet been presented to the Windows Insiders. Now it … Read More

New Universal Skype app to launch for Windows 10 PC and Mobile

March 25, 2016 |

Messaging + Skype with an uncertain future

With the introduction of Windows 10, Microsoft announced plans to streamline the Skype experience by integrating Skype into the default Messaging app and the Phone Dialer for PC and Mobile, instead of presenting … Read More

Skype photo sharing and Mojis available via the native Messaging app

February 24, 2016 |

You can finally share photos via the Messaging app in Skype mode

Microsoft has recently updated the native Messaging app for Windows 10 Mobile Redstone build 14267, and promised to roll out the upgraded app for all Windows 10 Mobile … Read More

Messaging app with integrated Skype gets demoed on Video

September 6, 2015 |

First look of Universal Skype experience in Windows 10 Mobile

Microsoft announced in January an upcoming integration between Skype and the main Messaging app in Windows 10 for Mobile and Desktop, allowing users to make audio/video calls and send messages/SMS … Read More

First view of the unified messaging app with integrated Skype

August 28, 2015 |

Universal Messaging app coming soon

Microsoft is yet to release the first public version of the Messaging app for Windows 10 devices, but several screenshots have already leaked online (through the Russian website Onetile) to show us how the app … Read More

Skype Translator is coming to the Desktop app this summer

June 9, 2015 |

Built-in translation tools for the Skype Desktop app

Microsoft launched its Skype Translator app last year. The service has been available to a limited number of testers as a standalone Windows 8.1 application, but Microsoft announced that support for other … Read More

Skype is built into Windows 10

January 22, 2015 |

Skype integrated into new messaging hub

Microsoft is about to dramatically improve the messaging experience with the unified Windows 10 platform. At the event yesterday, the company briefly explained how Skype would be integrated into the OS’s core, so users … Read More

Skype gets a compact design and smaller fonts

January 20, 2015 |

Improved scaling for more content

Skype for Windows Phone gets an update which does not bring extra functionalities but introduces a new compact design. If you have a small screen device (4 inches) the new scaling with smaller fonts won’t … Read More

Skype Translator Preview is now available for those who signed up

December 16, 2014 |

Microsoft begins public testing of real-time translation on Windows 8.1 & Windows 10

The real-time voice and text translation tool called Skype Translator is entering the Preview stage as Microsoft now allows users who signed up for the service to … Read More

Skype now loads Chats more quickly 

December 5, 2014 |

Version 2.25 gets a high-contrast theme and other improvements 

A new update has been rolled out to Skype for Windows Phone, brining an improved chat experience, faster chat loading and more improvements. After the update, Skype loads Chat significantly faster than before, … Read More