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Skype for iPad

By Skype Communications S.a.r.l


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Introducing the brand new Skype for iPad – simpler than ever with an even more powerful search.

Stay in touch with free video calls, voice calls and messaging on Skype.

·       Find all of your friends and family in an instant - search for friends, groups, conversations or new contacts on Skype. With over 300 million people using Skype, you’re bound to bump into someone you know.
·        Call your world for free - Free voice and video calls let you talk to your heart’s content with all your friends and family on Skype.
·        Make low cost calls to mobiles and landlines - Keep in touch with anyone even if they’re not on Skype, with low cost calls to mobiles and landlines.
·        Instantly get in touch - No matter where you are, your friends are always available with free instant messaging.
·        Share moments - Send photos, record and send video messages, share your location or share web content with the people who matter most.
·    Available for Apple Watch - see your notifications and chat on your Apple Watch so you’re always part of the conversation.
·        Skype is available everywhere - on smartphones, tablets, Macs, PCs, and even TVs. Whatever your friends or family use, Skype is there. Simple.

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System requirements:
• iOS 7.0 or above (If you are using iOS 6 or earlier, you can download the last compatible version by tapping install/update and following the prompt to download.)

What's New in Version 6.3

- Full iOS9 compatibility.
- Use Skype in split view and slide over for IM and voice calls.
- Reply to Skype notifications without needing to open Skype.
- Start chats with Skype contacts directly from Spotlight search.
- Improvements to low call volume issue.

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Customer Reviews

Reduced functionality and reliability of a great product

Update: the latest app update was supposed to fix the volume fade outs, but they have gotten worse. Nothing is fixed, and now I have also noticed call waiting doesn't seem to work anymore. Skype is getting worse and worse, and now is about as crummy as the first VOIP services around fifteen years ago. Is it just unable to run on an iPad 4 anymore, or what? I actually pay money for premium Skype services, and have for years, but now I am forced to seek out a different company to provide this service. If they don't sort this out soon, I will be demanding a refund.

Previous review:
Doesn't seem to support my Bluetooth headset anymore. Automatically changes my status to online when I sign in now, whether I want it to or not, and seems to then show that online status even when I have closed the app, so people think I am online when I am not or when I want to be left undistracted. Sometimes when the app is not on, not even in the background, it rings for calls and shows offline IM notifications, but not consistently or in a consistently timely fashion. I have also found that volume is now flakey, fading in and out during a call. I rely on Skype, and have for years, so these issues are causing me problems. I am becoming pretty frustrated, and used to consider this a five-star app. If it isn't fixed soon, I am going to be forced to try alternatives.

Everything is working now!! 👍

The app is syncing my profile picture properly. Voice calls and messages are more responsive and quick. The design is great. The only thing that can be improved is the syncing of instant messages to be much more quick. Overall, a great update. Thank you!!

Works even better now!

Thank you, Skype folks,for making this work with iPads and iPhones even better than before. My 94 year old father lives over 5,000 miles away -- being able to see and hear each other means the world to me. The app works better than before and I am very grateful.

Skype for iPad
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  • Free
  • Category: Social Networking
  • Updated:
  • Version: 6.3
  • Size: 81.0 MB
  • Languages: English, Bokmål, Norwegian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. "Skype Credit" top-up$4.99

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