Microsoft recently released a new Skype Insider update, taking the build number to 8.76.76.119. Apart from that, the update adds the ability to blur the background during video calls on all platforms. With the latest update installed, you’ll be able to convert New Group calls into MeetNows by allowing guests to join group meetings. Additionally, the update brings Skype on the web for Android, iPhone, and iPad, and general bug fixes and performance improvements. You can read the full official changelog below.

Changelog

Blur the background: The ability to blur the background during video calls on all platforms

Video rendering improvements: on Android, iPhone and iPad

Skype on the Web: has been enabled on Android, iPhone and iPad

From the 8.75 Release: you can now convert New Group calls into MeetNows, by allowing guests to join group meetings

Bug fixes and stability improvements

While the latest Skype Insider build does include video rendering improvements on Android, iOS and iPad, Microsoft promises to add more video rendering improvements in future updates. However, it’s worth noting that the update is rolling out in a phased manner, meaning you might now get it right now. And if that’s the case, your should wait for a few more days for the update to surface on your device.

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