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New Skype 8.62 version released


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The latest Skype version 8.62 is out. There are cool new features in this release like seeing even more friends and family in the grid view during a Skype video call. You asked, we delivered!

Skype for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Web
  • Choose your backdrop: You can now choose one of our predefined backgrounds for video calls, in addition to uploading your own. Learn how to customize your background on Skype.
  • The more the merrier: You can now see more of your friends than ever in a video call; up to twelve in the new grid view. Learn more about views in Skype video calls.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements. We've improved message sync when some conversations weren't updating, as well as made a few general improvements.
Skype for Android, iPhone, and iPad
  • The more the merrier: You can now see more of your friends than ever in a video call; up to eight on your phone and up to nine on your tablet. Learn more about views in Skype video calls.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements. We've improved message sync when some conversations weren't updating, as well as made a few general improvements.
What’s fixed?
  • We've improved message sync when some conversations weren't updating.
The new features are rolling out gradually over the next couple of days so if you don’t see them right away, just check again soon!

Please let us know what you think about the latest changes, either here in the community or through the Skype app. And you can always go to Skype’s User Voice to submit and vote for new features and ideas.  You might also want to check out the known issues.

Thank you for all that you do to support Skype!

The Skype Team

Source: Release Notes for Skype 8.62

See also: What are the system requirements for Skype?

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