Microsoft releases Skype for Windows Phone

Monday, April 23, 2012

Microsoft has launched Skype for Windows Phone. Skype version 1.0 is already available in Windows Phone Marketplace. Application that has size 6.0 Mb is free and able to run on the operating system Windows Phone 7.5 or higher.

Skype 1.0 for Windows Phone can run on Wi-Fi or 3G networks. The presence of the Skype application was formally introduced to replace the beta version at the end of February 2012. Skype 1.0 has the ability to find and add new contacts directly connected to the contact list on the phone.

Users can make Skype calls directly from your contacts list on phones when Skype is active. Microsoft is expected to integrate Skype with upcoming Windows Phone, namely Windows Phone 8.

But for now, Skype is still going to be a standalone application and have not become the default application in Windows Phone.

Beside Skype, now Microsoft also has launched version 2.0 for Microsoft Skydrive, cloud-based storage applications for Windows Phone. Microsaft SkyDrive team has added its support for Open Document Format (ODF) and other features, such as shortening URLs and more.

As stated in an official statement from Microsoft, some devices have been tested to run Skype properly.

Those devices are Nokia Lumia 710, Nokia Lumia 800, Nokia Lumia 900, HTC Titan, HTC Radar and Samsung Focus S.

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