Category Archives: Skype

Skype Receives Message Bookmarks, Colorful Status Icons

Skype Receives Message Bookmarks, Colorful Status Icons

A couple of new features are landing on the Skype app. The Desktop Skype app introduces colorful status icons which were removed in version 8 of the app. Also, it is possible to bookmark any message <-- this feature is available on all supported platforms.

Skype to lose SMS Connect in favor of Your Phone app

Skype to lose SMS Connect in favor of Your Phone app

If you are using the SMS Connect feature in Skype, you will have to switch to the Your Phone app after August 30, 2019. Your Phone will remain the exclusive consumer software to text from your PC.

Skype Screen Sharing is now available on Android and iOS

Skype Screen Sharing is now available on Android and iOS

The team behind the mobile versions of the Skype app today announced the screen sharing feature forĀ  Android and iOS versions of Skype. This long-awaited option comes with a number of other improvements and fixes.

Skype for Web: Screen Sharing in Chrome Browser

Skype for Web: Screen Sharing in Chrome Browser

Microsoft has rolled out a preview version of their Skype for Web service, which brings Screen sharing to Chrome. The new feature is available in Skype for Web on Chrome version 72+.

Skype: Up to 50 People in Group Call

Skype: Up to 50 People in Group Call

Some time ago, Microsoft released Skype Insider Preview v8.41.76.55 with support for calls in groups of up to 50! Today the change reached the stable branch of Skype for Desktop.