Skype for Web now supports voice call for Chromebook users


7, 2016


Microsoft has quietly updated Skype on the web. The web app for Skyper has been updated to support audio calls on Chromebooks (yes, Chromebooks) and Linux devices. The update only brings support for audio calls, meaning that you will not be able to do video calls with your Skype contacts on a Chromebook or a Linux device. Just a few months ago, Microsoft introduced native video and audio calls support for Microsoft Edge on Skype for Web and we will likely see video calls coming to Chromebooks and Linux devices sometime soon as well.

As Google is bringing Android apps to Chromebooks, Microsoft will probably bring its Skype for Android to Chromebooks, along with its other Android apps. Nevertheless, if you happen to own a Chromebook, what you think of the new feature on Skype for Web? Let us know in the comment section below.

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