New Skype 8.68 version released

    New Skype 8.68 version released

    New Skype 8.68 version released


    Posted: 04 Feb 2021
    The latest Skype version 8.68 is out. There are cool new features in this release like Background Blur on Android devices. You asked, we delivered!

    Skype for Windows, Linux, and Web
    • React Hard 2: React Harder: We've upgraded your custom reaction picker, and you can now have more reactions right at your fingertips. Learn more about reactions in Skype.
    • Bug fixes and stability improvements. We've disappeared some bugs and cleaned the place up a bit.

    Skype for Android, iPhone, and iPad
    • React Hard 2: React Harder: We've upgraded your custom reaction picker, and you can now have more reactions right at your fingertips. Learn more about reactions in Skype.
    • Background redacted: Now you can blur your background in video calls on Skype for Android. Learn more about customizing your background in Skype.
    • Share away: We've made some improvements to the Share extension in Skype for iPhone and iPad, adding support for dark theme and improving performance.
    • Bug fixes and stability improvements. We've disappeared some bugs and cleaned the place up a bit.

    Whatís fixed?
    • Virtual cameras on MacOS X are working again
    • Missing sound in Voice Messages
    • Performance issues with the Emoji picker

    The new features are rolling out gradually over the next couple of days so if you donít 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 Skypeís User Voice to submit and vote for new features and ideas.  You might also want to check out the known issues.

    Thank you for all that you do to support Skype!
    The Skype Team


    Source: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...e-d386f9344267

    See also: What are the system requirements for Skype?

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    Brink's Avatar Posted By: Brink
    04 Feb 2021


  1. Posts : 595
    Windows 10 PRO 64Bit
       #1

    Strange, I am already on 8.69.76.21
    Ak
    Last edited by alkaufmann; 04 Feb 2021 at 10:57. Reason: typo
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  2. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 56,295
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro for Workstations build 21359
    Thread Starter
       #2

    alkaufmann said:
    Strange, I am already on 8.69.76.21
    Ak
    Hello Ak,

    That would be a Skype Insider Preview build instead.
      My Computers


 

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