Skype has released an update to its application for Android users updating it to version 4.5, focusing more on tablet users as well as a bunch of improvements and bug fixes for all android users. For table users, the latest update comes with Picture-in-Picture window that lets users view the video call even if they switch to other applications. Unfortunately, this is a tablet-only feature, though you need to give it permission to to draw on top of other apps when you download Skype 4.5 on your phone. Additionally, the latest update also allows users to jump from one letter to another in your contact list.
The latest Skype 4.5 also brings several improvements and bug fixes for all other Android users. Here’s the complete list of improvements and bug fixes for all Android Users:
- Improved Video Instant Messaging functionality overall, including fixes on latest Samsung phones
- Added compatibility for the Hudl tablet
- Fixed crashes on the Nexus 5
- Drop down filter selections on the people tab are now persistent
New features just for tablet users:
- Picture-in-Picture lets you see your video call even when you switch to other apps.
- Lots of contacts? Simply pinch your contact list to zoom out to an alphabet, then tap a letter to zoom in.
- General fixes and performance improvements for all users
- Video messaging compatibility fixes
You can download Skype for Android from the Google Play Store.
Source: Skype Blog
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