Skype 5.2 Released For iPhone

As Skype has continued to make updates to its client for the iPhone, users have been wanting a number of new updates to the app. On Monday, Skype and Microsoft announced the release of Skype 5.2 for the iPhone, which has three new features that should please users.

The release of Skype 5.2 for iPhone comes shortly after the Skype 5.1 for iPhone release only a month or two ago. The constantly evolving updates make sure that iPhone fans get the latest updates, and shows that Microsoft and Skype are listening to users feedback and requests.

Microsoft Releases Skype 5.2 For iPhone On Monday

What’s In Skype 5.2 For iPhone?

By far the biggest update for Skype 5.2 for iPhone is the addition of voice message support. This new feature will make it easy to listen to a voicemail received on Skype. It will show up in the conversation, and all a users has to do is press play. Skype has made it that easy for iPhone users.

Additionally, users can view contact profiles by just tapping on a contact and selecting profile from the "..." menu. The contacts mood, name, location, and birthday will be displayed. Lastly, Skype has made it easy to add participants to an existing conversation via the "..." menu, and an "add participants" option on the menu.

New Skype 5.2 For iPhone Adds Voice Message Support and More Features

From 5.0 to 5.2 With Skype

Skype 5.0 for iPhone just came out not long ago, and 5.1 with its bug fixes and feature additions wasn’t far behind. Skype states that they are always listening to user feedback in the Skype Community, and will be for the 5.3 release. Users will need iOS 7 or later to use this version of Skype.

Skype for the iPhone is a very hot and top downloaded product, and one that Skype keeps a very close eye on. It’s one of the examples where Microsoft uses its good for the iPhone, and keeps users happy on the iPhone with a great product. Updates, bug fixes, and features always make users happy. The new Skype 5.2 for iPhone is available now from the Apple App Store.

Published: Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 Last Modified: July 8, 2014

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