Microsoft releases new Skype Insider build with performance improvements and more

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Microsoft today released a new Skype Insider build across platforms. This latest Insider build 8.69 comes with new features and performance improvements. On Skype for iOS, Microsoft has added support for in-client Skype number purchases.

Find the full change log below.

What’s New?

  • Introducing the last message avatar in a small circle over the group chat icon so you can easily see who wrote the last message. If you would like to turn it on/off, just go to the appearance settings.
  • Adding support for in-client Skype Number purchases on iOS. Currently available for US & UK Skype Numbers.
  • Updating to Electron 11 to improve the overall performance and fix some bugs caused previous Electron version.
  • Improved Skype for Windows startup performance
  • iOS 13 notifications improvements

What’s fixed?

  • Issues with updating Skype on macOS Big Sur
  • Double badge count in the taskbar icon
  • Issues with buying Skype credit / subscription

Source: Microsoft