Category Archives: Skype

Keyboard Shortcuts for Skype version 8.0

Keyboard Shortcuts for Skype version 8.0

If you are using Skype 8, you might be interested in learning its keyboard shortcuts. These hotkeys can help you save time and increase productivity. Bookmark this page if you can't remember all of them so you can refer to it every time you want to learn a new hotkey.

Skype Preview for Windows 10 is Getting Split View

Skype Preview for Windows 10 is Getting Split View

As you may already know, Microsoft is about to retire the classic Skype app in November 2018. One of its most popular features, Split View, is finally coming to the modern Store app called 'Skype for Windows 10'.

Record a Skype Call Without Using Third-party Tools

Record a Skype Call Without Using Third-party Tools

Skype is a popular VoIP software which Microsoft acquired quite some time ago. One its long awaited features was call recording. Finally, the company has added the ability to record a Skype call to the app. No third-party apps are required anymore. Now Skype has native support for recording and sharing your call recordings.

Microsoft is about to discontinue old versions of Skype for Windows 10

Microsoft is about to discontinue old versions of Skype for Windows 10

It appears that the Redmond software giant is about to discontinue old versions of Skype for Windows 10. It is a modern Store app available for Windows 10 users. The reason behind this move can be a new version of Data Protection guidelines which follow GDPR rules for the European Union.

Download Classic Desktop Skype Version 7

Download Classic Desktop Skype Version 7

Microsoft has removed the good old classic Skype for Desktop app from their official web site. The links now point to another version of Skype, which is Electron-based and has a completely different UI. Here is why it happened and how to download the classic app.

Skype Has Finally Got Message Encryption

Skype Has Finally Got Message Encryption

Most modern instant messaging apps today have encrypted communications. It is not only a baseline security feature expectation, but also good for marketing so users trust that app. For example, one of today's most popular apps, Telegram Messenger has built its success by providing proprietary encryption right from the beginning for all communications.