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Skype 2.5 for Windows Phone 8 Update (changelog)

April 16, 2013 2 Comments

 Skype 2.5 for Windows Phone 8 Update

New and changed features:

  • Message notifications for Messenger buddies are now on by default

Fixed issues:

  • Stability: Skype crashing on startup for some users who signed in with Microsoft Account
  • Notifications: Message notifications sometimes had contact names separated with 20% instead of space.
  • Calling: Video call button was disabled straight after accepting incoming contact request
  • Video Calling: Full screen local video preview was stretched sometimes
  • Video Calling: Incoming 720p video on portrait mode was zoomed in

Known Issues:

  • Audio on HTC 8X: Users on HTC 8X who have not updated their phone to latest firmware will experience muted microphone on audio calls

Workaround: Update your phone using the in device over the air update capability


  • Call friends and family with free Skype to Skype voice calls over 3G* or WiFi.
  • Make free video calls to anyone else on Skype as well as low cost calls to mobiles and landline around the world.
  • Send instant messages to friends on Skype, as well as friends on Messenger if you sign in with your Microsoft account.
  • Stay in touch even when the app is closed, with call and message notifications.
  • See all your Skype contacts in the People Hub**.


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App Info:
Skype for Windows Phone 8 Preview
Make free Skype to Skype video and voice calls as well as send instant messages to friends and family around the world with this preview of Skype for Windows Phone 8.

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