Skype

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4.3
11.5M reviews
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Everyone
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About this app

SKYPE WITH MICROSOFT BING, POWERED BY GPT-4
Ask Bing 1:1 or in any group chat:
- Help me plan a trip to Europe this summer
- Write a dad joke and translate it into any language
- Ask for movie recommendations
- Unleash your creativity
Skype is now integrated with Bing, cutting-edge AI-powered copilot, the latest generative language model from OpenAI that you can use for free. With ChatGPT in Skype, you don’t need any technical knowledge, just ask a question like you would a friend.
Bonus points: Try asking ChatGPT in your native language and find the most interesting question to ask!

SKYPE WITH ANYONE FOR FREE
Skype is the best way to stay connected with anyone, anywhere, anytime. You can make free video calls with up to 100 people, send and receive free text messages and use ChatGPT with others. With Skype, you can send voice messages, emojis, share your screen to show what you’re working on.

ADD A SECOND NUMBER TO YOUR PHONE
Need more privacy? Get a second phone number. With private Skype Number, you can keep your personal and business life separate and enjoy affordable calling to landlines and mobiles around the world.

PERSONALIZED NEWS
With Skype’s new Today tab you can get free personalized news. Stay informed, productive, entertained, and inspired with up-to-date news.

Skype-to-Skype calls are free. Operator data charges may apply. We recommend using an unlimited data plan or WiFi connection.

• Privacy and Cookies policy: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=507539
• Microsoft Services Agreement: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=530144
• EU Contract Summary: https://go.skype.com/eu.contract.summary

Access Permissions:
All permissions are optional and require consent (you can continue using Skype without granting these permissions, but certain features may not be available).

• Contacts - Skype can sync and upload your device contacts to Microsoft's servers so that you can easily find and connect with your contacts that already use Skype.
• Microphone - The microphone is needed for people to hear you during audio or video calls or for you to record audio messages.
• Camera - The camera is needed for people to see you during video calls, or for you to be able to take photos or videos whilst you’re using Skype.
• Location - You can share your location with other users or use your location to help find relevant places near you.
• Photo Library - Storage is needed to be able to store photos or to share your photos with others you may chat with.
• Notifications - Notifications allow users to know when messages or calls are received even when Skype is not actively being used.
• Siri - This allows Siri to make calls in Skype.
• Calendar - Access to the calendar is so that calls can be scheduled and added to the calendar.
• Motion Usage - Motion usage is used so that Skype can detect when your device is rotated, so that Skype can orientate the camera correctly.
Updated on
Apr 9, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 9 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

4.3
10.4M reviews
Robert Popey
April 5, 2024
Video call usually works fine. That should be the focus, not stapling a news feed to an unrelated product. As far as I can tell, there is no way to disable that portion or the notifications it sends. I would recommend other apps/platforms that focus more on their core communications products. There is also a bot problem that is very persistant, and there are no tools for the user to at the bare minimum only accept messages from known contacts.
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Allen Morse III
April 11, 2024
My only complaint involves recent changes to the interface. You used to be able to switch to a Bluetooth device ON THE FLY! You could also use a bluetooth speaker and run the mikes in the phone or tablet. You can do NEITHER now. If you put on earbuds during a call the call is DISCONNECTED! This is a giant leap backwards! The interface is totally oversimplified now, not many options. They needed to have well enough let alone and instead produced a much inferior product from before.
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Kristin Czubkowski
April 8, 2024
It's so incredibly obnoxious to add a news feed with notifications that are hard to turn off to an app that's supposed to be for video calls. The Skype Today notifications just started popping up on a recent update and you can't turn off the notifications with the Notifications part of the Settings menu (which would be the obvious place). I finally figured it out via Google but why annoy your customers like this??
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What's new

- PDF Glimpse - Preview the first page of PDFs right in your chat – no opening needed!
- Clickable system messages make navigating to profiles and recognizing new chat additions seamless.
- Refreshed UI for call message notifications in chat makes missed calls clear and actionable.
- Bug fixes and stability improvements

Visit https://go.skype.com/whatsnew for more details.