Today Skype detailed the new Skype experience on Windows Phone 8 platform. The new Skype app features a beautiful design with support for multiple live tile sizes. Also youÂ can setÂ SkypeÂ notifications on lock screen and Skype is integrated into People Hub contact cards for easy access.
- Skype for Windows Phone 8 enables you to receive chats and notifications for voice and video calls even if you’ve navigated away to another app or have your phone on lock, so you can stay connected with your contacts whatever you’re doing. Best of all, this all happens with limited battery drain.
- For the first time, incoming Skype calls arrive using the familiar incoming call screen from Windows Phone. We have also included useful new features such as call waiting, so switching between a Skype call and a regular mobile call is fast and easy.