What's New

Optimized for iOS 8
Interactive notifications: manage calls and messages from the lock screen, banner notifications and from within the notification center.
To enjoy interactive notifications, make sure that you have notifications enabled for Skype in Settings -> Notifications

Audio and Video Calls
From the lock screen and the notification center:
• For incoming voice calls – swipe left on the notification to answer or decline.
• For incoming video calls – swipe left on the notification to answer with voice or video.
• For missed voice and video calls – swipe left on the notification to call back or send a message.

From a banner notification:
• For incoming voice calls – pull down on the notification to answer or decline.
• For incoming video calls – pull down on the notification to answer with voice or video.
• For missed calls – pull down on the notification to call back or send a message.

Messages
• From the lock screen and the notification center:
• For new messages – swipe left on the notification to reply.
• From the lock screen:
• For new messages – pull down on the notification to reply.

General improvements

App Description

Say “hello” to the new Skype for iPhone.

Remastered to put your conversations with the people who matter most at your fingertips.

Stay in touch with free messaging, voice or video calls on Skype. 

Features:

• Find all your friends and family in an instant - With over 300 million people using Skype, you’re bound to bump into someone you know.

• Talk with your fingers - No matter where you are, your friends are always available with free messaging.

• Call your world from Skype - Free voice and video calls let you talk to your heart’s content with all your friends and family on Skype.

• Low cost calls to mobiles and landlines too - Keep in touch, even if they’re not on Skype, with low cost calls to mobiles and landlines on the other side of town or the world.

• Share your favorite snaps - Take a great photo you want to share? Send it over Skype to friends and family and you won’t have to worry about email size limits or expensive MMS charges.

• Video messaging – Record life’s everyday moments and share them with the people who matter most, with free and unlimited video messaging over Skype.

• Chat with anyone, anywhere - Skype’s available on smartphones, tablets, Macs, PCs, and even TVs. Whatever your friends or family use, Skype is there. Simple.

Learn more about the new Skype for iPhone at:
https://iphone.skype.com

Search the App Store for other great apps from Skype:

• Skype for iPad

• Skype WiFi

• GroupMe

System requirements:

• iOS 7.0 or above (If you are using iOS6 or earlier, you can download the last compatible version by tapping install/update and following the prompt to download.)

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

September 22, 2014 New version 5.5
September 04, 2014 New version 5.4
July 30, 2014 New version 5.2.1
July 07, 2014 New version 5.2
June 19, 2014 New version 5.1
June 12, 2014 New version 5.0
March 31, 2009 Initial Release

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