New Skype Insider Preview version released

    New Skype Insider Preview version released

    New Skype Insider Preview version released

    Posted: 12 May 2023

    Hi Everyone,

    The latest Insider build 8.98 was fully released and this is what we were working on.

    Whatís new?

    Enhanced problem reporting:

    We've expanded and refined the 'Report a Problem' categories across all platforms for ease of use. New options including Sign In/Sign Up, Translation & Captions, Bing & News, and more have been added to ensure we capture every detail of your experience.

    Bing bot sharing made easy:

    Showcase the power of the AI-driven Bing bot outside of Skype by easily sharing a link with friends and family on other apps or social media. The new Bing in Skype acts as your AI co-pilot, ready to provide insightful answers to your questions. From quick clarifications to more detailed information, Bing utilizes the latest AI technology to deliver real-time answers and insights.

    To access it, navigate to the Bing 1:1 chat, tap/click Bing in the header, and tap/click Share Bot.

    Stability improvements & Bug fixes:

    • Remote videos not rendering when other participants enabled the Together Mode on a video call on iOS
    • Skype App crashing when on Do Not Disturb mode, and the other user calls and hangs upon Android, Mac & Windows
    • Infinite spinner when adding account on Desktop
    • Bing 1:1 chat suggestions had a wrong background color in dark mode on all Platforms
    • Bing suggestions in group chats with side bar open were off on Mac

    As usual, all 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. You can always go to the Skypeís User Feedback channel to submit and vote for new features and ideas. 

    Additionally, download the latest Skype Insider build here if you have not yet, so, you don't miss out on these Early Access features. :)

    Thank you,
    The Skype Team


    Download: Skype Insider | Install a Preview version of Skype
    Brink's Avatar Posted By: Brink
    12 May 2023


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