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When it comes to video calling, Skype's the limit.

Skype's official app

Skype

by Skype Communications S.a.r.l
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Skype
Skype
FREE in the App Store

Skype's official app. It's the way to go for VoIP on the phone but it's not much of an aim app.

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Skype Apple Watch App
Skype Offers Apple Watch App
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Free messaging. Chat with your family and friends. Send your location, photos, links, and more.

Free messaging
Free video calls

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.

App Screenshots

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App Details

Version
8.123
Rating
(171953)
Size
216Mb
Genre
Social Networking Productivity
Last updated
July 4, 2024
Release date
March 31, 2009
More info
Skype siri commands

Skype supports Siri commands

Send a message to Corey on Skype
Send a message to Corey on Skype

Skype is FREE but there are more add-ons

  • $4.99

    "Skype Credit" top-up

App Store Description

Skype – Connect, Create, Talk & Discover, now with Microsoft Copilot

COPILOT YOUR WAY THROUGH LIFE
Use Microsoft Copilot in Skype
Work smarter, be more productive, boost creativity, and stay connected to the people and things in your life with Copilot - an AI companion that works everywhere you do and on any device with the Skype App.
Whatever you're into - browsing the web, searching for answers, exploring your creative potential, or coming up with more useful content, Copilot can help you uncover new possibilities.

SKYPE WITH ANYONE FOR FREE
Skype is the best way to stay connected with anyone, anywhere, anytime. Whether you want to talk to your family, friends or colleagues. You can make free video calls with up to 100 people, send and receive text messages, use ChatGPT with others, send voice messages, emojis, share your screen to show what you’re working on.

ADD A SECOND NUMBER TO YOUR PHONE
Need more privacy? Get a Skype Number, it’s affordable and private. With additional Skype subscription you can also call landlines and mobiles at affordable prices in most countries in the world.

PERSONALIZED NEWS
With Skype Channels you can get free personalized news delivered to you every day. Stay informed, productive, entertained, and inspired with up-to-date news.

• Privacy and Cookies policy: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=507539
• Microsoft Services Agreement: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=530144
• EU Contract Summary: https://go.skype.com/eu.contract.summary
• Consumer Health Data Privacy Policy: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2259814

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.

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