Along with the new TruVoice feature, Microsoft today announced a major update for Skype mobile apps. This latest update includes fresh illustrations, animated emoticons, new performance improvements, and bug fixes to improve reliability.
Along with the design improvements, Skype mobile apps are getting a new calling experience.
You can now have Skype video calls with up to 100 people for up to 24 hours every day. The Skype calling experience on mobile now matches current desktop call stage. You will notice the light theme as well as lovely backgrounds for participants without video.
Soon, you will have all the controls and actions you need during a video call on your mobile phone right at your fingertips. The video will scale seamlessly based on no.of participants sin the call. Using a single tap, you can switch to video call’s full screen experience.
The new ‘Today’ tab on Skype brings personalized articles and news stories from trusted sources all over the world. This news service is powered by Microsoft Start.
You can personalize the stories selected for you by picking your interests. Quickly swipe through headlines of stories for the various topics you are most interested in.
Skype app now offers additional theme color options so you can choose your very own favorite color on light and dark theme for Skype. Microsoft has also updated the accessibility color themes.