What’s new in Skype 2.2 for Windows 8.1 (Skype for modern Windows)?

This article is for Skype for modern Windows.

To enjoy the latest features and improvements, always make sure you’re using the latest version of Skype for Windows 8.1.

The latest version of Skype requires your device to run Windows 8.1. So, you must upgrade your Windows operating system from Windows Store if you haven't done so yet.

This update of Skype for modern Windows brings the following new features:

  • More flexible multitasking with resizing the snap view. Learn more.
  • Even easier switching between instant messages. Learn more.
  • Improved screen reader support and accessibility shortcuts. Learn more.

    Resizing the snap view of Skype and Internet Explorer.

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