Earlier this month Skype announced a new design for mobile devices, the feature are already available on Android and now the app is also getting updated on the iPhone.
The new version of Skype for iPhone comes with Skype’s new design and also a range of new features, you can see more details on what is included in the update below.
What’s New in Version 8.1
Welcome to the all new Skype.
It’s the Skype that you know and love but enhanced with new features to help you connect with the people you care about.
Some of the new features are:
– In-Call Reactions: You can now add live emoticons, live text and even real-time photos to your video and voice calls.
– Message Reactions: Let your contacts know how you feel by adding expressive reactions to their messages.
– Find: Easily find news, sports results, restaurants, weather and content using Bing. No more switching back and forth between apps; you can share search results with your friends.
– Capture: Sharing photos and videos of precious moments are just a swipe away.
– Highlights: Share your day-to-day with friends and family while keeping up with what they are up to using Highlights. You can easily respond to others’ Highlights by reacting with emoticons or even use them as a conversation-starter.
The latest version of Skype for iPhone is now available to download from iTunes and you can find out more details at the link below.