Skype For iPhone, iPad Passes 120 Million Downloads, Latest Update Released

Skype revealed today that its iPhone and iPad apps have passed the mark for 120 million downloads, and it has released the latest update for both iOS apps.

According to Skype’s Jonathan Watson, the photo sharing service has shared over 20 million photos in the first couple of months since its release.

“Every month, one in every three iPhone and iPad owners use Skype on their device, and according to a report by Distimo, Skype is one of the top 10 free iPhone apps of all time,” said Watson in a blog post.

Apart from the milestone, Skype also released version 4.2.1 of Skype for iPhone and Skype for iPad.

The new version adds several user-requested features on both the iPhone and iPad:

  • In-app Skype account registration to create a new Skype account within the app from an Apple iPhone or iPad
  • Microsoft account sign in to Skype
  • Windows Live Messenger and integration to merge contacts automatically
  • Editing of sent IMs by simply tapping and holding an instant message
  • Skype emoticons (with animations for Retina displays)

Visit the Apple App Store to upgrade to the latest versions of Skype for iPhone and Skype for iPad.

Skype For iPhone, iPad Passes 120 Million Downloads, Latest Update Released

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Author: Francis Rey Balolong

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