Along with the new TruVoice feature, Microsoft last month announced a major update for Skype mobile apps. This update included fresh illustrations, animated emoticons, new performance improvements, and bug fixes to improve reliability. Microsoft recently released a new Skype Insider build 8.94 for iOS and Android users. This update brings the new Today tab for iOS and Android users.

The new ‘Today’ tab on Skype brings personalized articles and news stories from trusted sources all over the world. You can customize the Today tab to show the things that you are interested in. The Today tab is only available in the US on Skype for Android. This news service is powered by Microsoft Start.

Skype Today tab

If you want, you can disable Today tab in Skype, you can turn it off by following the below steps:

  1. Tap your profile picture in the Skype app.
  2. Tap Settings, then tap Appearance.
  3. Scroll down and under Bottom Navigation, turn the toggle for Enable Today tab off. The Today tab will be removed from the bottom navigation in Skype. You can turn the Today tab on again at any time.