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More about Skype
Skype for Android is one of the most famous cross-platform communication and IM apps across the globe. Initially, it rolled out as a desktop app but then adapted itself to the latest Android smartphone trend. Skype is one of the most flexible video conversation applications. With almost all its services free of cost. It was initially termed the MSN Messenger killer. But, Other chat apps such as WhatsApp and messenger overtook it. But Skype kept its charm among the business and ex-pat community across the globe keeping it on track to be among the top apps.
Skype for mobile is just about the same as it is for desktop. With high-quality voice calls same like Whatsapp, convenient messaging, and low-cost phone-calls with credit provides communication with ease. It is a complete package with all the features of the desktop app. Moreover, its interface is easy to use and does not require very high-speed internet to work. But for high-quality videos, you would still require a decent connection speed.
Skype lets you place free voice and video calls to other Skype users. You can also buy Skype credits which will enable you to call mobile phones and landlines worldwide. Initially, Skype was the app that was used more in offices rather than the common user because people thought of it as being too complicated.
The latest version of the app focused on IM messaging making it easier for the user to chat on their respective Android smartphones. You can easily share data and files via skype but to a limited file size. Skype integrates with your Android address book, managing your contacts within the app is easy. You can sync Skype with all of your phone contacts or simply add people manually.
How to make Call
The Skype mobile app lets you place calls just as easily as on the desktop. From the main screen, you can hit the call button and dial a number or from a conversation, all you have to do is hit either the phone or video button to place a call. You can easily toggle video on and off with a single tap. Also, it’s worth noting that you can have two-way voice calls with only one person transmitting video.
You can easily mute or end a call, or jump to the recent messages that you’ve exchanged with that contact. What you can’t do, though, is a swap between front-facing and rear-facing cameras.
Initially, Skype was bought by Microsoft. A few of its features are Chat, SMS connect, Voice/Video calls, express yourself using the status feature, and many more. Its video call quality is best among its competitor apps like Facebook messenger and Whatsapp. is One of the best features of Skype is its file sharing feature with a max file size of 100MB by Microsoft. VOIP calls as everyone knows are important which you can do easily on its platform. Chat interface supported by emojis and easy to share pictures makes your conversations wonderful. You can also update your status on the mobile app.
Skype Bots introduced in the latest update will provide assistance in daily life routine using chat. It contains different Bots from which you can choose according to requirement.
Skype will synchronize your contacts from the address book. Whereas users can even call and text cellular and landline phones anywhere at low rates.
We would still like to add that Skype cannot be used as the replacement of your phone and you cannot use it without an internet connection or to make emergency contact.
Technical file information
- Package name:
- 188.8.131.52 (1250106288)
- File size:
- 36.3 MB
- April 25, 2021
- Minimum Android version:
- Android 6.0 (Marshmallow, API 23)
- Screen DPI:
Older Versions of Skype:
What's new in this version of Skype?
- Easier deletion of multiple contacts
- Added support for Android Auto
- Bug fixes and stability improvements