Skype for Windows Phone updated, brings added reliability and other fixes

Microsoft retires Windows Live Messenger in favor of Skype

Skype for Windows Phone just got updated to version 2.6. This new update is predominantly filled with many fixes along with some new and changed features.

Here’s how the full notes breakdown:

  • increased chat reliability
  • increased call notification reliability
  • improvements in call reliability to phone numbers

There’s also some problems in the earlier version software that was addressed such as known issues like calls keep ringing when answered on a different device, or ended by the caller, video stops when the call is in the background, reading a message on Windows Phone doesn’t mark it as read on other devices, etc.

[via wmpoweruser]


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