Skype 2.0 Preview for Windows Phone 8

Microsoft has released Skype 2.0 Preview for Windows Phone 8, mobile devices launched last week. Company is doing hard to bring Skype 2.0 to the latest Windows Mobile platform, but at the moment Skype 2.0 Preview is available which is no doubt brings a seamless Voip experience to Windows Phone 8.

What’s New:

  • See all your Skype contacts in the People Hub and start a conversation with just a tap
  • Sign in with your Microsoft Account and IM with your Messenger buddies
  • Even when the app is closed, you’ll begin to receive some call and message notifications so you can respond right away (under development)


  • Call friends and family with free Skype to Skype voice calls over 3G* or WiFi
  • Make free video calls to anyone else on Skype
  • Make low cost calls to mobiles and landlines
  • Send IMs or group IMs

System requirements:

  • Skype for Windows Phone 8 requires Windows Phone 8
  • To ensure the best quality experience, Skype for Windows Phone requires a minimum of 512MB of memory

You can download Skype 2.0 Preview for Windows Phone 8 free via Windows Phone Store.

See also:
Download Skype for Android
Download Skype for iOS

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