Skype for Lumia 920, Lumia 820 and Lumia 620, the preview release, has just updated to version 188.8.131.52, with many new features, such as improved keyboard chat or the ability to receive notifications even if the application is closed. Also People Hub integration temporarily disabled.
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.
**THIS IS A PREVIEW RELEASE, EXPERIENCES ARE NOT YET FINAL**
• Sign in with your Microsoft Account and IM with your Messenger buddies
• Even when the app is closed, you’ll begin to receive some call and message notifications so you can respond right away (under development)
“NOTE: Some capabilities listed above are work-in-progress and may not function consistently. This includes, but is not limited to: call reliability and the ability to receive incoming calls and chat notifications when outside of the app.”
• Call friends and family with free Skype to Skype voice calls over 3G* or WiFi.
• Make free video calls to anyone else on Skype Make low cost calls to mobiles and landline.
• Send IMs or group IMs
• Skype for Windows Phone 8 requires Windows Phone 8.
• To ensure the best quality experience, Skype for Windows Phone requires a minimum of 512MB of memory.
For the best Skype experience, we recommend using an unlimited data plan or a WiFi connection.
Skype for Lumia in action:
Changelog Skype for Lumia v184.108.40.206:
- Updated chat keyboard with improved autocomplete/autocorrect is now available.
- Buddies from Windows Live Messenger are labeled in the People list.
- Added option to enable toast notifications for Windows Live Messenger buddies.
- People Hub integration temporarily disabled.
Skype for Lumia is available for free on Windows Phone Store.
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