Skype for Windows Phone updated with location sharing and more

By | September 11, 2014

The tech giant Microsoft has updated the Skype app for the Windows Phone 8 and 8.1  smartphone user. The Microsoft has added many  new features in this update including the location feature is also introduced in this Skype update.

 The Microsoft has stated that in its blog post –

[quote]”Location sharing lets you have an even better chat experience on the go. Seeing friends or family and want to tell them where to meet you? Simply use this new feature to send them a Bing map of your location, pinpointing exactly where you are.”[/quote]


The latest 2.22 version of Skype for the Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 brings these  following feature in this latest update –

  • Location Sharing– Click the ‘+’ icon in a chat and select ‘share location’ to share your location with the people in your conversation
  • Save Picture – To save a photo: tap the image to enlarge it, then tap for more menu options and select ‘save photo’
  • Notification Controls for Individual Conversations – In a chat, tap for more options and select ‘notifications’. Here you can choose to turn notifications for that conversation on or off, so you’re only notified about incoming messages if you want to be.

The latest updated app is also compatible with 512 MB RAM support Windows Phone’s. The app is available free to download in the Windows Phone Store, you can download the app from here!