Skype Releases Windows Phone 8 Preview 2.1

Posted on Jan 3 2013 - 11:00am by Editorial Staff


Skype has released a preview build 2.1 version for Windows Phone 8, bringing keyboard and notification improvements on board. The update contains a number of small fixes and upgrades which should bring quality of life improvements to users of the application with claiming further that the application will now sports “improved call reliability,” and “reliability of presence and chat and call notifications.”

  • Updated chat keyboard with improved autocomplete/autocorrect is now available.
  • Buddies from Windows Live Messenger are labeled in the People list.
  • Added option to enable toast notifications for Windows Live Messenger buddies.
  • People Hub integration temporarily disabled

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