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Skype for Android

The Skype for Android continues to evolve, borrowing more and more useful features of Skype from other operating systems. So, Skype for Android adds the ability to create empty chats with all the necessary options to invite other members for joining.

In addition, for invitations will be shown user name instead of the Skype Login, also was added the ability to show video and the screen demonstration from the same participant, and on the Tables added the option to enable or disable the translator.

Skype for Android

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37.1 MB

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The following table contains the list of known changes in version Skype for Android. This will help you to find out what's new in Skype for Android, which errors have been fixed, what work did developers, and a lot of other interesting things.

New Ability to create empty chats and show share options inside the chat
Changed Show display name instead of Skype Login for invites
Improved Show video and screen share from the same participant
Tuned Enable translator option on Tablets
Strings content_description_translator_translate_now_button:
= Translate your text to another language
Strings label_dismiss:
= Got it
Strings label_translator_all_languages:
= All languages
Strings text_chat_view_gvc_call_to_action:
= Start a group video call from your chat
Strings text_group_video_calling_interstitial_description:
= Get everyone together, whenever you want, for free
Strings text_group_video_calling_interstitial_title:
= Say hello to group video calling
Strings text_in_call_view_add_participant_gvc_call_to_action:
= Add another person and try group video calling
Strings text_in_call_view_change_view_gvc_call_to_action:
= Try changing the view
Strings text_in_call_view_pin_gvc_call_to_action:
= Tap to pin and unpin people
Strings text_in_call_view_unpin_gvc_call_to_action:
= 'Unpin this person to see who's speaking'
Strings text_recent_view_gvc_call_to_action:
= Create a group - now with group video calling
Strings key_group_video_calling_bubble_displayed:
= groupVideoCallingBubbleDisplayed
Strings key_group_video_calling_interstitial_displayed:
= groupVideoCallingInterstitialDisplayed
Strings message_notifications_turned_off:
= Notifications are turned off.
Strings messgae_turn_on:
= Turn on
Strings action_forward_media_photo:
= Forward photo

Of course, we could miss something, but we are happy for any help in drawing up the complete list of changes, so if you know any details about this version, or have noticed a mistake leave a comment and we will complement or correct the information.


  1. 0 0 0
    Ricky Bruining,
    HI this version is "not working" on my Asus 4.3 phone. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling but this does not work. Could you please advise fix. thank you
    1. 0 0 0
      Hi! If I googled correctly, your operating system is Android 4.3 and this means that Skype is supported by your OS. Therefore, for a start, specify what do mean by "not working". In addition, I want to know if there occurs any error. If yes, please specify the exact error message.

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