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Skype for Windows

The free application Skype for Windows has been updated to version, and this means that right now you can download the new version from the official site or from our blog using the button below. Skype for Windows introduces Private Conversations and Grouped settings.

Skype for Windows

File size:

58.8 MB

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Skype version:

Release date:

Total downloads:

2 663


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

New Private Conversations
Tuned Grouped settings
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Strings AccessibilityLabel_NewThreadMessage:
= New message in group conversation {senderName}, {threadName}, {messageContent}, received at {timestamp}.
= {senderName} sent a message {messageContent} at {timestamp} in group conversation {threadName}.
Strings AccessibilityLabel_LeftRightArrowKeysToNavigate:
= Use left and right arrow keys to navigate.
Strings AccessibilityLabel_AllArrowKeysToNavigate:
= Use arrow keys to navigate.
Strings AccessibilityLabel_RemovedMessageThreadAnnouncement:
= {senderName} removed message {messageContent} from {threadName} at {timestamp}
Strings AccessibilityLabel_RemovedMessageConversationAnnouncement:
= {senderName} removed message {messageContent} at {timestamp}
Strings AccessibilityLabel_BotAddedAnnouncement:
= Bot is added as a contact.
Strings AdaptiveCard_InputChoiceSelectedAccessibilityLabel:
= {text}, selected
Strings AdaptiveCard_InputChoiceUnselectedAccessibilityLabel:
= {text}, not selected
Strings AgentsDiscoveryPanel_MoreButtonAccessibilityLabel:
= View more {category} bots.
Strings AudioVideoSettings_AVTestBody:
= Let’s make sure your equipment is on and working properly. You can always change this later in your Profile Settings.
= Let’s make sure your equipment is on and working properly. You can always change this later in Profile > Settings > Audio & Video.
Strings SkypeNumberPanel_Title:
= Skype Number
Strings SkypeNumberPanel_Copied:
= Copied to clipboard
Strings SkypeNumberPanel_GetLabel:
= Get another Skype Number
Strings SkypeNumberPanel_LearnMoreLabel:
= Learn more
Strings SkypeNumberPanel_NextPayment:
= Next payment: {date}
Strings SkypeNumberPanel_AccessibilitySettingsButton:
= {skypeNumber} settings
Strings SkypeNumberPanel_AccessibilityCopyButton:
= Copy to clipboard {skypeNumber}
Strings SkypeNumberPanel_ActionReactivate:
= Reactivate
Strings SkypeNumberPanel_ActionExtend:
= Extend
Strings SkypeNumberPanel_NumberOfDaysToReactivate:
= {count, plural, =1{You have 1 day to reactivate this number} other{You have # days to reactivate this number}}
Strings SkypeNumberPanel_SkypeManager:
= Skype Manager funded
Strings SkypeNumberPanel_ExpiredOn:
= Expired on {date}
Strings SkypeNumberPanel_Expires:
= Expires {date}
Strings CallControls_HangupAllMessageDesktop:
= End call for everyone
Strings CallControls_LeaveCall:
= Leave call
Strings CallControls_CallButtonMicrophoneVolumeLabel:
= Change microphone volume
Strings CallControls_MicrophoneServerMutedAccessibilityLabel:
= Your microphone has been muted by another participant on the call.
Strings CallControlsOverFlowMenu_StartWishUBot:
= Start virtual reality call
Strings CallControlsOverFlowMenu_StopWishUBot:
= Stop virtual reality call
Strings CallReactionsBar_PhotoMomentsCoachMarkLabelForScreenshare:
= Use snapshots to capture the shared screen
Strings CallPanel_CallRosterTitle:
= {count} of {total}
= {count} of {total} in the call
Strings CallPanel_MicrophoneMuteNotSupported:
= Microphone mute is not supported for this user
Strings CallPanel_MicrophoneUnMuteNotAllowed:
= You cannot unmute other participants on the call
Strings CallPanel_SnapshotFailureMiniToast:
= Unable to take a snapshot
Strings CallPanel_DeviceCausingEcho:
= Someone on the call may be causing an echo... echo... echo. Try asking them to mute their microphone
Strings CallPanel_MicrophoneNotMuteButSilent:
= Your microphone is not picking up any sound. Check that it is not on mute or try switching to a different microphone
Strings CallPreview_CallPreviewViewLabel:
= Go live preview
Strings CallPreview_JoinNowButtonTitle:
= Jump in
Strings CallPreview_ToggleVideoOnLabel:
= Video on
Strings CallPreview_ToggleVideoOffLabel:
= Video off
Strings CallPreview_ToggleVideoAccessibilityLabel:
= Video
Strings CallPreview_ToggleCameraLabel:
= Camera
Strings CameraEffects_OriginalFilterAccessibilityLabel:
= Original
Strings CameraEffects_ColorFilterAccessibilityLabel:
= Color Filter
Strings CameraEffects_ColorFilterBWAccessibilityLabel:
= Black and White Filter
Strings CameraEffects_StyleTxFilterAccessibilityLabel:
= Style transfer Filter
Strings CameraEffects_CaptionsFilterAccessibilityLabel:
= Captions Filter
Strings CameraEffects_PhotoFrameFilterAccessibilityLabel:
= Photo Frame Filter
Strings CameraEffects_FaceSwapFilterAccessibilityLabel:
= Face Swap Filter
Strings CameraEffects_PhotoBoothFilterAccessibilityLabel:
= Photo Booth Filter
Strings CameraEffects_WeatherFilterAccessibilityLabel:
= Weather Filter
Strings CameraEffects_TeleportFilterAccessibilityLabel:
= Teleport Filter
Strings CameraEffects_HowOldFilterAccessibilityLabel:
= How Old Filter
Strings CameraEffects_CelebsLikeMeFilterAccessibilityLabel:
= Celebrity Filter
Strings CameraEffects_LocationFilterAccessibilityLabel:
= Location Filter
Strings SyncAddressBookDialog_DescriptionText:
= To help find friends on Skype we will periodically send your contacts to Microsoft. You can change your privacy settings in Profile > Settings, including how people can find you.
= To help find friends on Skype we will periodically send your contacts to Microsoft. You can change your privacy settings in Profile > Settings > Contacts, including how people can find you.
Strings AvatarPickerDialog_DescriptionText:
= Add a picture that represents you to customize how others see you. You can always change this later in Profile > Settings.
= Add a picture that represents you to customize how others see you. You can always change this later in Settings > Account & Profile.
Strings FilePicker_LimitExceeded:
= Too many files selected
Strings FilePicker_LimitExceededContent:
= You have picked too many files. Limit is {value}.
Strings TodoAddin_DefaultTaskFolderAlias:
= To-Do
Strings TodoAddin_CreateNewList:
= Create new list
Strings TodoAddin_AddTodo:
= Add a to-do
Strings TodoAddin_DeletedTodo:
= Task deleted. Tap to undo.
Strings TodoAddin_DeleteConfirmationTitle:
= '{itemToDelete}' will be permanently deleted.
Strings TodoAddin_DeleteTodoConfirmationMenuOption:
= Delete to-do
Strings TodoAddin_DeleteListConfirmationMenuOption:
= Delete list
Strings TodoAddin_DeletedTodoList:
= Task list deleted.
Strings TodoAddin_MyLists:
= My Lists
Strings TodoAddin_HideCompletedTasks:
= Hide completed to-dos
Strings TodoAddin_ShowCompletedTasks:
= Show completed to-dos
Strings TodoAddin_DeleteList:
= Delete list
Strings TodoAddin_EditTaskFolderName:
= Edit task folder name
Strings TodoAddin_SaveTaskFolderName:
= Save task folder name
Strings TodoAddin_SaveTaskSubject:
= Save task subject
Strings HighlightsConfirmationDialog_BulkDownloadTitle:
= Save all your highlights to camera roll
Strings HighlightsConfirmationDialog_BulkDownloadText:
= Do you want to save all active and archived highlights to your device camera roll?
Strings HighlightsConfirmationDialog_SaveAllButtonLabel:
= Save All
Strings HighlightsConfirmationDialog_DownloadingFilesTitle:
= Saving {count, plural, =1{# highlight} other{# highlights}}
Strings HighlightsConfirmationDialog_BulkDownloadErrorTitle:
= Save error
Strings HighlightsConfirmationDialog_BulkDownloadErrorText:
= We were unable to save some of your highlights to your camera roll.
Strings HighlightsDisabledDialog_Content:
= Highlights will be coming soon to this platform.
= Unfortunately, highlights are no longer supported on Skype.
Strings HighlightsDisabledDialog_Title:
= We're sorry!
= Highlights is not available
Strings InfoPanel_DeleteConfirmationDialogContentGroup:
= Are you sure you want to delete all chats with {name}?
Strings InfoPanel_SkypeChat:
= Skype chat
Strings InfoPanel_PrivateChat:
= Private conversation
Strings InfoPanel_SMSChat:
= SMS conversation
Strings InfoPanel_WhichConversationToDelete:
= Which one do you want to delete for {name}?
Strings InfoPanel_DeleteAll:
= Delete all
Strings InfoPanel_MultipleConversationsDeletedAnnouncement:
= Conversations were deleted.
Strings MediaBar_GifPickerErrorText:
= There was a problem loading GIFs, please try again later.
Strings MessageComposer_FileSentLabel:
= File sent.
Strings MessageComposer_FilesSentLabel:
= Files sent.
Strings MessageStream_UnreadMarkerStickerTemplated:
= {timestamp} – Unread messages
Strings MessageStream_MessagesSelected:
= {count, plural, other{{count} selected}}
= {count, plural, =1{{count} message selected} other{{count} messages selected}}
Strings MyProfilePanel_AvatarSaveSuccessAccessibilityLabel:
= Avatar saved successfully.
= Avatar updated successfully.
Strings NotificationsPrompt_Heading:
= Stay Up to Date
= Stay up to date!
Strings NotificationsPrompt_HeadingAlternative1:
= Stay in touch
Strings NotificationsPrompt_HeadingAlternative2:
= Turn notifications on
Strings NotificationsPrompt_HeadingAlternative3:
= Stay connected
Strings NotificationsPrompt_ShortText:
= Push notifications are turned off
Strings NotificationsPrompt_TextAlternative1:
= Turn on push notifications so you never miss a thing on Skype.
Strings NotificationsPrompt_TextAlternative2:
= Keep in touch with friends while you're away from Skype with push notifications.
Strings NotificationsPrompt_TextAlternative3:
= Never miss another call or message by turning push notifications on.
Strings NotificationsPrompt_TextAlternative4:
= Push notifications help you stay connected to friends while you're away from Skype.
Strings NotificationsPrompt_ButtonLabel:
= Enable Push Notifications
= Enable
Strings NotificationsPrompt_ButtonLabelAlternative:
= Turn on
Strings Notifications_IncomingGoLiveMessageOnAndroidDesktop:
= {caller} went live
Strings Notifications_IncomingGoLiveMessageOnIOS:
= {caller} went live in '{group}'
Strings Notifications_IncomingGoLiveMessageJoinButtonLabel:
= Join
Strings Notifications_IncomingGoLiveMessageCloseButtonLabel:
= Close
Strings PesPicker_EmptyRecentGifs:
= Recently used GIFs will appear here.
Strings PesPicker_SearchGifs:
= Search GIFs
Strings PesPicker_GifPackHeaderAccessibilityLabel:
= {title} - contains {count} GIFs.
Strings PesPicker_BingImageSearchAttribution:
= Found on Bing from {host}
Strings PesPicker_BackupBingImageSearchAttribution:
= Found on Bing
Strings PesSearch_GifPickerTrendingTitle:
= Trending GIFs
Strings Onboarding_LandingScreenCarouselHeaderWithName:
= {gender, select, female{Welcome back, {name}} male{Welcome back, {name}} other{Welcome back, {name}}}
Strings Onboarding_LandingScreenCarouselHeader1:
= Welcome back!
Strings Onboarding_LandingScreenCarouselHeader2:
= Everything is in place
Strings Onboarding_LandingScreenCarouselHeader3:
= Try out some fun new features
Strings Onboarding_LandingScreenCarouselBody1:
= Thanks for updating to the latest version of Skype. Let’s take a quick look around…
Strings Onboarding_LandingScreenCarouselBody2:
= Find all your usual chats, calls and contacts over on the left-hand side.
Strings Onboarding_LandingScreenCarouselBody3:
= From @mentions and screen sharing to better notifications and themes, Skype helps you stay in touch and get things done.
Strings Onboarding_LandingScreenCarouselVisitSkype:
= Visit {link} to learn more.
Strings Onboarding_LandingScreenCarouselVisitSkypeLink:
Strings Onboarding_LandingScreenCarouselNextPage:
= Next page
Strings Onboarding_LandingScreenCarouselPreviousPage:
= Previous page
Strings Onboarding_LandingScreenCarouselProgressNumeric:
= {currentPage} / {totalPageCount}
Strings PSTNCountryList_SearchResult:
= {count, plural, =0{No results found} =1{1 result found} other{{count} results found}}
Strings UserSettingsPanel_EnableReactionPushNotifications:
= Reactions
Strings UserSettingsPanel_EnableReactionPushNotificationsSecondary:
= Receive push notifications when someone reacts to your message.
Strings UserSettingsPanel_EnableSplitViewMode:
= Enable split view mode
Strings UserSettingsPanel_DisableSplitViewMode:
= Disable split view mode
Strings InviteShare_SharingHint:
= Share your link to anyone on or off Skype to connect with you easily.
= Connect with anyone by sharing a link to your profile with them - even if they're not on Skype.
Strings InviteShare_GroupSharingHint:
= Share your group's link to anyone on or off Skype to join the group easily.
= Share your group's link with anyone on or off Skype to join the group easily.
Strings ShareWithPanel_SearchResultsHeaderCaps:
Strings SignInSignUp_MSHelperText:
= Use your Microsoft account. {link}
= Use your Skype or Microsoft account. {link}
Strings SmsSettings_ViaSkypeSmsSecondary:
= Send SMS messages using Skype and pay with Skype Credit. Messages will be sent via a short code number along with your Skype Name. If you prefer, you can decide to show your own number instead.
= Send SMS messages using Skype. Pay with Skype Credit.
Strings SmsSettings_ViaSkypeSmsConnectSecondary:
= Use Skype on your Windows or Mac to read and reply to your Android phone's SMS messages. Respond wherever is most convenient while still using your existing SMS app on your phone. Carrier charges may apply.
= Use Skype on your PC or Mac to read and reply to your Android phone's SMS messages.
Strings SmsConnectRelaySettings_PhoneVerificationPanelHeader:
= Confirm your phone number​
= SMS Connect (1/2)
Strings SmsConnectRelaySettings_ConnectDevicePanelHeaderCampaign:
= SMS Connect (2/2)
Strings SmsConnectRelaySettings_ConnectDeviceHeader:
= Select which devices you’d like to be able to send and receive SMS messages with. To make sure you're connecting the right device, compare the verification code shown here to the one shown on the device you're trying to pair. Find your device verification code at Skype > Settings > SMS.
= Select which devices you’d like to be able to send and receive SMS messages with.
Strings SmsConnectRelaySettings_ConnectDevicePanelRemoveAllButtonBody:
= Are you sure you want to remove all devices from SMS Connect? Your SMS conversations will also be deleted from Skype.​
= Are you sure you want to remove all devices from SMS Connect? Your SMS conversations will also be deleted from Skype.​​
Strings SmsConnectRelaySettings_ConnectDevicePanelNoDevicesFollowSteps:
= No available device. Follow these steps to get set up.
Strings SmsConnectRelaySettings_ConnectDevicePanelNoDevicesStep1:
= 1. Install Skype on your computer from
Strings SmsConnectRelaySettings_ConnectDevicePanelNoDevicesStep2:
= 2. Open the Skype on your computer
Strings SmsConnectRelaySettings_ConnectDevicePanelNoDevicesStep3:
= 3. Sign in with {skypeId}
Strings SmsConnectRelaySettings_SendViaSkypeAlertTitle:
= Send SMS via Skype
Strings SmsConnectRelaySettings_SendViaSkypeAlertContent:
= Send and receive SMS messages using Skype SMS. SMS Connect will be turned off and all SMS conversations and connected devices will be removed from Skype.
Strings SmsConnectRelaySettings_SendViaSkypeAlertConfirm:
Strings SmsConnectRelaySettings_ConfirmAuthReqTitle:
= Connect {epname}
Strings SmsConnectRelaySettings_ConfirmAuthReqBody:
= Verification code: {pin} For extra security, match the verification code from the one on your compupter. Find your computer's verification code at Skype > Settings > Messagin > SMS
Strings SmsConnectRelaySettings_ConfirmAuthReqButton:
= Confirm
Strings SmsConnectRelaySettings_ConnectNotificationHeader:
= SMS Connect on {devicename}
Strings SmsConnectRelaySettings_ConnectNotificationText:
= Allow Skype on {devicename} to access this phone?
Strings WindowCloseUtils_CancelButtonText:
= No
= Cancel
Strings WindowCloseUtils_ConfirmButtonText:
= Yes
= Quit Skype
Strings WindowCloseUtils_CallInProgressCloseButtonAlertTitle:
= Call in progress
Strings WindowCloseUtils_CallInProgressCloseButtonAlertText:
= Are you sure you want to quit Skype? Quitting the application will end all current calls.
Strings WindowCloseUtils_CallInProgressCloseAppNotificationToastTitle:
= Quit Skype
Strings WindowCloseUtils_CallInProgressCloseAppNotificationToastBody:
= Quitting Skype and ending all current calls.
Strings WindowCloseUtils_FileTransferCloseButtonAlertTitle:
= File transfer in progress
Strings WindowCloseUtils_FileTransferCloseButtonAlertText:
= Are you sure you want to quit Skype? Your file transfer will stop and restart automatically the next time you open Skype.
Strings WindowCloseUtils_FileTransferAndCallCloseButtonAlertTitle:
= Call and file transfer in progress
Strings WindowCloseUtils_FileTransferAndCallCloseButtonAlertText:
= Are you sure you want to quit Skype? Quitting the application will end all current calls and stop all ongoing file transfers.
Strings SwiftQuickReplyListView_CreateToDo:
= Create to-do
Strings ToggleSwitch_OffWithTextAccessibilityLabel:
= {text}, Off,
= {text}, Off
Strings ToggleSwitch_OnWithTextAccessibilityLabel:
= {text}, On,
= {text}, On
Strings UnansweredCallActions_SendMessageName:
= Send {name} a message
Strings UnansweredCallActions_CallName:
= Call {name}
Strings CreateOrModifyChatScenarioNavigator_GroupCreatedAccessibilityLabel:
= Group {groupName} has been created
= Group {conversationName} has been created
Strings CreateOrModifyChatScenarioNavigator_ConversationOpenedAccessibilityLabel:
= {conversationName} conversation
Strings Plugin_Save:
= Save
= Add
Strings Plugin_CreateTaskTitle:
= Create task
= Create to-do
Strings Plugin_CreateTaskHelpText:
= This will be saved in Microsoft To-Do
Strings Plugin_Saved:
= Task saved successfully
= Task saved in Microsoft To-Do. Tap to open.
Strings LanguagePickerAlert_ConfirmationButton:
= Confirm
Strings LanguagePickerAlert_ConfirmationTitle:
= Change app language
Strings LanguagePickerAlert_ConfirmationMessage:
= Are you sure you want to change the app language to {language}?
Strings PushNotification_OnePersonReactedToYourPhoto:
= {gender, select, female{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your photo.} male{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your photo.} other{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your photo.}}
Strings PushNotification_OnePersonReactedToYourVideo:
= {gender, select, female{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your video.} male{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your video.} other{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your video.}}
Strings PushNotification_OnePersonReactedToYourAudio:
= {gender, select, female{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your audio message.} male{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your audio message.} other{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your audio message.}}
Strings PushNotification_OnePersonReactedToYourFile:
= {gender, select, female{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your file.} male{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your file.} other{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your file.}}
Strings PushNotification_OnePersonReactedToYourCall:
= {gender, select, female{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your call.} male{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your call.} other{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your call.}}
Strings PushNotification_OnePersonReactedToYourPost:
= {gender, select, female{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your message.} male{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your message.} other{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your message.}}
Strings PushNotification_OnePersonReactedToYourPostWithContent:
= {gender, select, female{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your message} male{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your message} other{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your message}}
Strings PushNotification_OnePersonReactedToYourHighlight:
= {gender, select, female{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your highlight.} male{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your highlight.} other{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your highlight.}}
Strings PushNotification_OnePersonReactedToYourLocation:
= {gender, select, female{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your location.} male{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your location.} other{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your location.}}
Strings PushNotification_OnePersonReactedToYourSwiftCard:
= {gender, select, female{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your card.} male{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your card.} other{{firstOtherPerson} reacted to your card.}}
Strings PushNotification_TwoPeopleReactedToYourPhoto:
= {firstOtherPerson} and {secondOtherPerson} reacted to your photo.
Strings PushNotification_TwoPeopleReactedToYourVideo:
= {firstOtherPerson} and {secondOtherPerson} reacted to your video.
Strings PushNotification_TwoPeopleReactedToYourAudio:
= {firstOtherPerson} and {secondOtherPerson} reacted to your audio message.
Strings PushNotification_TwoPeopleReactedToYourFile:
= {firstOtherPerson} and {secondOtherPerson} reacted to your file.
Strings PushNotification_TwoPeopleReactedToYourCall:
= {firstOtherPerson} and {secondOtherPerson} reacted to your call.
Strings PushNotification_TwoPeopleReactedToYourPost:
= {firstOtherPerson} and {secondOtherPerson} reacted to your message.
Strings PushNotification_TwoPeopleReactedToYourPostWithContent:
= {firstOtherPerson} and {secondOtherPerson} reacted to your message
Strings PushNotification_TwoPeopleReactedToYourHighlight:
= {firstOtherPerson} and {secondOtherPerson} reacted to your highlight.
Strings PushNotification_TwoPeopleReactedToYourLocation:
= {firstOtherPerson} and {secondOtherPerson} reacted to your location.
Strings PushNotification_TwoPeopleReactedToYourSwiftCard:
= {firstOtherPerson} and {secondOtherPerson} reacted to your card.
Strings PushNotification_MoreThanTwoPeopleReactedToYourPhoto:
= {otherCount, plural, other{{firstOtherPerson} and # others reacted to your photo.}}
Strings PushNotification_MoreThanTwoPeopleReactedToYourVideo:
= {otherCount, plural, other{{firstOtherPerson} and # others reacted to your video.}}
Strings PushNotification_MoreThanTwoPeopleReactedToYourAudio:
= {otherCount, plural, other{{firstOtherPerson} and # others reacted to your audio message.}}
Strings PushNotification_MoreThanTwoPeopleReactedToYourFile:
= {otherCount, plural, other{{firstOtherPerson} and # others reacted to your file.}}
Strings PushNotification_MoreThanTwoPeopleReactedToYourCall:
= {otherCount, plural, other{{firstOtherPerson} and # others reacted to your call.}}
Strings PushNotification_MoreThanTwoPeopleReactedToYourPost:
= {otherCount, plural, other{{firstOtherPerson} and # others reacted to your message.}}
Strings PushNotification_MoreThanTwoPeopleReactedToYourPostWithContent:
= {otherCount, plural, other{{firstOtherPerson} and # others reacted to your message}}
Strings PushNotification_MoreThanTwoPeopleReactedToYourHighlight:
= {otherCount, plural, other{{firstOtherPerson} and # others reacted to your highlight.}}
Strings PushNotification_MoreThanTwoPeopleReactedToYourLocation:
= {otherCount, plural, other{{firstOtherPerson} and # others reacted to your location.}}
Strings PushNotification_MoreThanTwoPeopleReactedToYourSwiftCard:
= {otherCount, plural, other{{firstOtherPerson} and # others reacted to your card.}}
Strings RecentCallsHelper_NoRecentCallsAlternativeTitle1:
= You haven't made any calls on Skype yet
Strings RecentCallsHelper_NoRecentCallsAlternativeTitle2:
= Get in touch with your contacts
Strings RecentCallsHelper_NoRecentCallsAlternativeTitle3:
= Connect with the world
Strings RecentCallsHelper_NoRecentCallsAlternativeTitle4:
= Start your first call
Strings RecentCallsHelper_NoRecentCallsAlternativeTitle5:
= Call your friends
Strings StartCallUtils_NewCallPromptTitle:
= Ongoing Call…
Strings StartCallUtils_NewCallPromptText:
= You can be connected to only one call at a time. Do you want to hang up the current call to start a new one?
Strings WindowCloseUtils_CloseButtonAlertTitle:
= Quit Skype
Strings WindowCloseUtils_CloseButtonAlertText:
= Quitting Skype will also end all current calls. Are you sure you want to quit?
Strings WindowCloseUtils_CloseAppNotificationToastTitle:
= Quit Skype
Strings WindowCloseUtils_CloseAppNotificationToastBody:
= Quitting Skype and ending all current calls.
Strings Plugin_NewFolder:
= Skype To-Do

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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    Rick (karma: +179),
    The whole settings panel has been almost completely reorganized.

    Also, read receipts were added.
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      Administrator (karma: +1191),
      Hello! Thanks for your message. I noticed the "classic" settings panel in the insider release. Also, there are available "Private conversations". But I do not see any receipts. Where can I find them?
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        Rick (karma: +179),
        It seems that one 8.27 isn't the same as the next 8.27. That option should be in Messaging, but isn't on this released version, only Insider. I guess they figure it's not ready quite yet.

        I've never used it, but I thought Private Conversations were announced earlier this year. Maybe only being made available to non-Insiders now, after all this time? Also, I wonder how many people, like me, have assumed that Skype conversations were *always* encrypted "end-to-end."
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          Administrator (karma: +1191),
          Yes, they are, but by default Skype uses the AES encryption, while private conversations are using Signal Protocol. Now, a private conversation will only be available on the device that was used to create or accept that conversation. Thus, even if someone hacks your account, he will not be able to read your private conversations.
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    don loustel (karma: 0),
    How do I connect to someone in saskatoon, don, t know if they are on skype.
    1. 0 0 0
      Administrator (karma: +1191),
      Try to find him using his email address or phone number.
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    E. DEL SETTE (karma: +3),
    Recently I have succesfully updated my Skype version, but not only ALL my contacts have disappeared, but I find it difficult to use. Can I return to the old version?
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      Administrator (karma: +1191),
      Uninstall Skype 8 and install Skype Classic for Windows.
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    Pascal (karma: 0),
    Thank you very much. Your site is extremely helpful each time the version change.
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    merian (karma: +7),
    I have updated my skype to the latest version 8.27 but is not working. When I click the skype icon, the page where I last left is the one that shows in the screen and it is just frozen. I've been uninstalling and installing so many times and it's still the same. Help please.
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      Administrator (karma: +1191),
      Try to run cmd.exe as administrator and execute the following commands:
      1) Terminate all Skype processes:
      taskkill /IM skype.exe /F

      2) Reset Skype data:
      rd /Q /S "%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Skype for Desktop"

      After that, start Skype and check if it works correctly.
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        merian (karma: +7),
        Thanks for the reply but I tried it and this was what I got:
        for the first one- error: the process "skype.exe/F" not found

        for the second one- parameter format not correct

        I'm so hopeless. :(
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          Administrator (karma: +1191),
          In the first case, there is nothing to worry about, simply there is no process. As for second command, please try to copy-paste the command from the comment above. Keep in mind that you must run the first command before the second one.
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    Herby (karma: 0),
    How can I get the images of the caller onto a large screen and the image of me into a small screen ?
    Similar to how it used to be !
    1. 0 0 0
      Administrator (karma: +1191),
      Double-click on desired image to bring it to front.
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    Rich (karma: +3),
    How do I see conversations in separate windows (Skype
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      Administrator (karma: +1191),
      Unfortunately, this feature is not yet supported in Skype 8.

      I recommend you to send feedback to developers and ask them to implement this feature in the new Skype. Please read here how to do it.
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    Karen (karma: +3),
    Group video conference does not work well on the new Skype. We could not see each other Initially I only saw myself but some of them could see each other Then 3 or the 4 appeared on my screen part way through but the 4th never did. Also when one of them called in late there was no way to add her to the group call as there was on the last version. I had to have all of them hang up so I could send out the group call again. This is really not functional.
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    Warren (karma: 0),
    I cannot delete skype entire conversations. If click on the conversation, select delete & confirm deletion and if I check it still remains? Tried this numerous times.
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      Administrator (karma: +1191),
      Please confirm if you're doing the same as follows: How to delete conversation in Skype 8.
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    Ryan (karma: +3),
    I just installed the newest version of Skype on 2 machines. On one it is working fine but on the other, when I try to log on for the first time, I get the error message, Unable to connect. Can someone help me with this issue?
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    Cindy Scott (karma: +3),
    How do I delete history of conversations? Earlier version had "tools' which allowed me to set the boundaries; I cannot find any way to delete them from this new version Please advise.

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