Skype Preview available for Windows Phone 8
For this reason, starting today users can try a previous version of the application available on Windows Phone 8 store.
In this revision, we can find all the basics of Skype, along with many of the new features of Windows Phone 8 as integration with the People Hub.
Easy to use
The new application will have a clean and modern interface divided into three screens, the primary will be the next conversations with contacts and favorites.
With the new system we can find active hubs in Windows Phone 8, we can see that Skype is going on inside without opening the application. Moreover, if we have another open application, or the phone is locked and something happens within our Skype, a notification at the top of the screen.
For the first time, Skype incoming calls come through the same default call screen Windows Phone 8. It also has built-in ability to stop waiting calls, which users can switch between a Skype call and a mobile call quickly.
Moreover, as in Windows or Mac, if users link their Microsoft account with Skype, can see and chat with friends from Windows Live Messenger.
The team that created this app for Windows Phone 8, warns that some of the features mentioned above are under development and may not work at all times. This includes, among others: stability calls, notifications of incoming calls and chats and ability to stay connected when we’re outside the application.
Users who install the prior application of Skype for Windows Phone 8, will automatically receive an upgrade to the final version when available.Tags: Microsoft, Preview, Skype, Windows Phone 8