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Free messaging. Chat with your family and friends. Send your location, photos, links, and more.
Free video calls. Make video calls so you can talk face to face with your family and friends.
What is it about?
Skype for iPhone lets you enjoy free video calls and voice calls in addition to chats with your friends and family. It also lets you send photos, video messages, links, and more. It also comes with an Apple Watch extension to enable you to see notifications and chat right on your wrist.
For those who...
- ... have been satisfied with Skype's service. ... want an easy way to make video calls. ... want an app that offers video calls in addition to voice calls and chats.
Not for those who...
- ... are content with their current favorite VOiP and messaging apps. ... don't like to use Microsoft's apps.
Why we love it
Many apps now offer video calling in addition to voice calling and messaging. But Skype remains the gold standard in video calling. It even support group video calling on mobile with up to 25 participants.
Skype for iPhone is FREE but there are more add-ons
"Skype Credit" top-up
App Store Description
The Skype you know and love has an all-new design, supercharged with a ton of new features and new ways to stay connected with the people you care about most.
What can I do with Skype?
• Messaging made awesome: More than just text. Send photos, videos, voice messages, emoticons, Mojis and more. You can also respond to any message from your contacts with reactions.
• Great for groups: Add your favorite people and start chatting. Use groups to plan together, play together, for staying in touch or just for hanging out.
• Call everyone - Skype, mobiles and landlines: Free* video and voice calls make it easier to stay connected with friends and family. You’ll also enjoy low calling rates to mobiles and landlines worldwide with Skype.
• Never miss a moment with quick capture: Quickly swipe to capture photos and videos. Make them your own by adding emoticons, stickers and annotations.
• Share Highlights: Keep others updated with Highlights from your day. React to any highlights with awesome emoticons or send a private message about that highlight. Your highlights only stay visible for 7 days to your followers.
*Skype to Skype calls are free. Operator data charges may apply. We recommend using an unlimited data plan or WiFi connection.
Upgrading to the new Skype may result in the deletion of content from older conversations.
To save photos and videos that were previously sent or received in an older version of Skype, save that content to your camera roll/photo gallery before upgrading to the new Skype.