Skype gets a major upgrade with a new design, Highlights, better group chats and more

New Skype

Microsoft’s Skype is getting a major upgrade with a completely redesigned UI, new features such as ‘Highlights’ that lets you share the Highlights of your day, new “find” panel that makes Skype infinitely searchable and more.

New features in Skype

  • The Skype you know and love has a fresh design and a ton of new features to stay connected with the people you care about the most.
  • Share photos, messages, emoticons and stickers in real-time. Whether you’re planning your next big adventure with the whole group or just catching up with your family, calling is now even better.
  • Choose the hue that fits you best to make your Skype experience your own. Bring your conversations to life by reacting to any message and expressing yourself with GIFs, stickers, and Mojis.
  • Buy tickets for a concert, find recipes or even plan your next trip around the world. You can also quickly find and drop useful information into the conversation.
  • Follow friends and family for snapshots of their week and react to them with just a tap. These memorable moments stay available for seven days.

New Skype is already rolling out worldwide. It will be available first on Android devices that will be rolled out over the coming weeks, followed b iPhone. It will be available for Windows and Mac over the next few months.


Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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