Skype

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4.3
11.6M reviews
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Content rating
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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
May 13, 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
HSS
May 15, 2024
The worst app ever. All users are suffering from the delayed app loading. It takes a long time getting into Skype. As soon as another app opens Skype does not sync in the background. You have to be inside it so you can receive calls instantly. I wonder why they never make it intuitive and super fast to interact with like other apps!
4 people found this review helpful
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Leonardo Gonzalez
April 30, 2024
You guys keep making unnecessary changes, I used to be able to take multiple photos no problem, now its a whole extra step of having to back out, and press the icon again, why the regression? Also, I'm using a Samsung zfold3, the camera function used in the app for some reason isn't accurate. On the display I can have a photo perfect in frame but after the photo the shot is is taking a larger frame, making it badly taken since it's capturing more of the environment then I want.
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Networkdrone D
April 24, 2024
Update 24-04-2024: There is no more option to change the view of participants. I only get cropped zoom and 2 very small screens. I would like to have shown only speaker, but when I look online, the button that should do that is not there at all in the app. It is easy to use and works very well. And because of Wi-Fi everywhere I don't need to use a phone subscription anymore. Skype credit is much cheaper then any subscription available here. Thanks for keeping this free!
9 people found this review helpful
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What's new

- Fresh Camera Vibes: Rock your profile with new camera filters in chat, and avatar options — snap and share effortlessly!
- New font styles to make every message a masterpiece.
- Draggable video previews. Pinch, zoom, and switch views on the fly.
- Dive into a revamped reaction library — hit '+' for more emoticons for every mood when longpressing a message to reply.
- Bug fixes and stability improvements

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