What features does Skype for iPhone and iPod touch support?

The latest version of Skype for iPhone and iPod touch supports:

  • Instant messaging
  • Skype SMS text messaging
  • Skype-to-Skype calling
  • Calling mobiles and landlines
  • Receiving Skype calls and calls to Skype Numbers
  • Skype video calling (1:1)
  • Participating in group calls (audio only)
  • Call forwarding
  • Contact list filtering
  • Voice Messaging
  • Video Messaging
  • Sending photos
  • Calling from your iPhone Address Book
  • Importing from iPhone Address Book
  • Merging your Skype account with your Microsoft account
  • Viewing and instant messaging your Windows Messenger contacts
  • Connecting to Bluetooth devices (iPhone 3GS or newer and iPod Touch 4th generation onwards only)

You can benefit from the above-mentioned features only if your device is running iOS 5 or higher.

The following features are not currently supported:

  • Synchronizing with iPhone Address Book
  • Showing favorite contacts
  • Starting a group voice call
  • Screen sharing*

*You can’t share your screen with your contacts but they can share their screen with you during a one-to-one video call.

Find out more about Skype for iPhone.

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