Recently, Microsoft’s CEO, Satya Nadella announced a newer and lighter version to its popular video calling app, Skype. As you know, Skype is world’s most popular video calling platform which people have been using from years. If you too are a frequent user of Microsoft’s Skype app, this lighter version enables you to use this app even if you have poor Internet connection. Satya Nadella has unleashed this lighter version in its recent India visit.
There are reasons why Microsoft’s developers were working for the lighter version of this app. We all know that in many parts of the world, there is hard to find high speed Internet connectivity. Some of the regions are still using the low 2G networks. Since India has a large number of users with poor Internet connectivity, this Skype Lite will allow them to make video calls and use the app in low Internet connection. To catch more about this app, follow a list of its features now!
Features of Skype Lite for Android
- Chat with your loved ones via Skype or SMS instantly
- Works smoothly even if you are using 2 G network on your phone
- Light weight version with 18 MB of size
- User can manage SMSs via selecting the numbers
- Choose economical callings to use low data while making calls
- Know your data usage within the app
- Free voice and video calls to anyone via Skype network with low Internet connectivity
- User can instantly share photos, emoticons and gifs
- Explore the world of Skype bots as well and much more
So folks, these were all the less complex features packed inside the lighter version of the popular video calling app, Skype. The Skype Lite is available for free and you can download it from its official Google Play Store’s page now. If you are looking for a way to install an APK file of Skype Lite app to your Android, just follow below mentioned Download link now.
Click the above link once and your downloading will start itself. It will take a couple of minutes to complete the process. Soon, Skype Lite will be downloaded to your desktop as its APK file.
Once you get an APK file, you have to manually install it to a respective Android smartphone. In order to install this APK file, make sure to transfer this to the device. You can use a proper USB data cable to do so. After this, go to Apps menu and launch the File Manager app and search for the Skype Lite APK file. Select the APK file and then the Install button and wait for a few more seconds.
You’re done with the installation process of the Skype Lite app. Launch the app from the Apps menu and login to your current Skype Account. You’ll see new options and features here.