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About this app

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 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.

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.

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.

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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
Feb 21, 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

10.4M reviews
Dominick S
February 14, 2024
I like Skype, I don't like Microsoft. They seem to be pushing people into using it via Microsoft with the live ID, this I don't care for because it's usually some ridiculously point Id name impossible to search for, and Microsoft just sucks. Otherwise as long as they keep it essentially what Skype is it's great. A lot more intuitive than telegram, much easier to connect with groups in a call.
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Larry S Buchanan Jr
February 7, 2024
I have been working with computers and software for decades. I am very impressed by the quality and continued improvements to SKYPE over the years since its introduction. The interface has lost a lot of the kludgy aspects that it possessed in the earlier stages and incarnations. The development team has listened and incorporated the gripes and praise of the application users. That attitude is very refreshing and productive for all.
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Robert Murillo
December 18, 2023
I been using Skype for years over 10 and it reliability has gone down. On my computer it works well. On the mobile version is lagging when you hit "SEND". It doesn't send immediately. Locks up and it takes a while before it releases to send. What's the fix? I spoke to my colleagues and they all are experiencing the same issue. Please HELP! thank you in advance for your assistance.
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What's new

- Snap & Share Refreshed: Tap the camera icon in chat; use new edits, and apply filters
- Layered Visual Stories: Delightful new display of 2+ photos/videos shared in chat
- Reactions Screen Revamped: Long-press message, press '+', scroll, for the more reactions screen refresh
- Sleek Chat Navigation: Long-press a chat in your list for the redesigned quick action menu
- Bug fixes and stability improvements

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