It finally looks like Skype have flushed the gremlins out of their app and now have a fully functioning Skype app that supports Symbian^3 and Nokia N8 Devices.
Previous problems included no sound, no alerts if you put Skype app on background, together with numerous other little glitches that made using the Skype app a non starter.
You can use Skype for Symbian on the following handsets: Symbian ^3: Nokia N8, C7-00, C6-01 and E7
Symbian 5th Edition: Nokia N97, N97 mini, 5230, 5530, 5800, X6, Sony Ericsson Satio, Sony Ericsson Vivaz, Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro.
Symbian 3rd Edition (feature pack 1 and 2): Nokia N78, N79, N81, N81 8GB, N82, N85, N86 8MP, N95, N95 8GB, N96, 5320, 5730 XpressMusic, 6210 Navigator, 6220 Classic, 6730 Classic, E51, E52, E63, E66, E71, E72, E75 and E90.
You can download the new version from here: skype.com/m
Via Daily Mobile