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Skype for Android

If previous versions of Skype for Android developers pointed out only the main innovations, for this once they did not stint on the details and told in detail about the changes in the new version. Thus, in Skype for Android have been carried out and added more than 20 changes and innovations. Among the most important it may be noted that the was added support for Android 6.0 Marshmallow and non-GCM devices, improved application interface, fixed bugs with incorrect status, preview links, contacts searching and other errors, including top 5 Google Play Crash “ObjectInterfaceNotFoundException” error.

In addition has been optimized Skype for devices based on Android Wear. In particular, we are talking about reducing energy consumption when processing notifications. Also added the ability to respond with emoticons directly from the screen of smart clocks.

Skype for Android

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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.

Tuned Reply with a Skype emoticon for Android Wear
Improved Android Wear integration consuming too much battery on notifications
New Android 6.0 Marshmallow Support (targetSDK API 23)
Changed Update profile area of nav drawer to have a full-bleed background picture
Fixed Uploading a high resolution photo results in avatar being displayed in low resolution
Fixed Android client is now considered as Mobile endpoint
Tuned Show mobile state in primary indicators
Improved Mapping presence for contacts
Tuned Update presence control in profile view
Fixed Two Tray Icons are seen for the Skype application on Blackberry devices
Improved Create “before search/empty results” view with suggested contacts (short circuit) promotion
Fixed Contacts search displays no results (for device/native address book contacts with no Skype ID/name)
Improved One way suggested contacts are still searchable even if user has selected 'Do not use my address book' option
Fixed Sharing from camera album to Skype does not work
Fixed Bing URLs are not showing up correctly
Fixed Non-GCM devices (BB, Xiami) didn’t wake up from hibernation when an incoming call was received
Improved Invite friends use HTTPS URLs
Fixed Skype crashes when logging out (on low end devices)
Fixed Leave group Chat box and string are partly hidden or can't be checked
Fixed Tap contact's name on chat screen, audio call icon will disappear
Tuned 'Lync' needs to be changed to 'Skype for Business'
Fixed Was fixed the error « failed to get object of type class with object id 6866»
Strings wearable_reply_with_emoticon:
= Reply with Emoticon
Strings base_url:
Strings label_busy:
= Busy
Strings url_invite_download_link:

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.

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