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What's new in Skype Preview for Windows 10?

Looking for the latest Skype Preview for Windows 10 release? Wondering what feature changes and improvements are in each release? Check the table below for all of the details on the most recent releases.
 

Version

Main changes

Skype Preview 11.9.251.0
for Windows 10
Released November 4, 2016

  • Connect with Skype for Business users – view status, instant message, and have 1:1 video or audio calls with Skype for Business consumers using Skype Preview.

  • Improved messaging – drag and drop files (up to 300MB) and images up to 300MB in chat to quickly share them, right click on the message and select “Quote Message” so you will know who said what in instant message chats, see an image preview of a shared URL rather than a long link, and stay on top of unread messages with an unread message indicator in chat.

  • Enhanced profiles – start a call or conversation from a contact’s profile page, add/remove/block contacts, view initials of a contact if they don’t have a profile picture, and unblock blocked contacts.

  • Easier calling – manage audio/video devices from Skype settings to select a preferred camera, microphone or speaker and test audio before a call.

  • Additional Windows Mobile updates – video calls will default to loud speaker for video calls and improved back button navigation.

Skype Preview 11.8.190.0
for Windows 10
Released September 27, 2016

  • Clean up your recent list by hiding conversations.

  • Hear people better with loudspeaker improvements.

  • Easily add new contacts with the add contact button.

  • Support for Skype URIs, a simple way for people to start Skype calls and chats directly from websites, desktop and mobile apps.


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