Insider New Skype Insider Preview version now available


The latest Insider build 8.69 is out and we have some pretty neat improvements for you.

What's New? 
  • Introducing the last message avatar in a small circle over the group chat icon so you can easily see who wrote the last message. If you would like to turn it on/off, just go to the appearance settings.
  • Adding support for in-client Skype Number purchases on iOS. Currently available for US & UK Skype Numbers.
  • Updating to Electron 11 to improve the overall performance and fix some bugs caused previous Electron version.
  • Improved Skype for Windows startup performance
  • iOS 13 notifications improvements
What’s fixed?
  • Issues with updating Skype on macOS Big Sur
  • Double badge count in the taskbar icon
  • Issues with buying Skype credit / subscription
As usually all new features are rolling out gradually over the next couple of days so if you don’t see them right away, just check again soon. 

Please let us know what you think about the latest changes, either here in the community or through the Skype app. And you can always go to Skype’s User Voice to submit and vote for new features and ideas. 

The Skype Team

Source: Skype Insider Preview // Release Notes for Skype

Download: Skype Insider | Install a Preview version of Skype



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