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Skype for Windows Phone 8

Make free Skype to Skype video and voice calls as well as send instant messages to friends and family around the world.


What’s new?
– General fixes and stability improvements.

– Call friends and family with free Skype to Skype voice calls over 3G* or WiFi and enjoy low cost calls to mobiles and landlines around the world.
– Make free video calls to anyone else on Skype with high definition video on supported devices.
– Send instant messages to friends on Skype, as well as friends on Messenger if you sign in with your Microsoft account.
– Stay in touch even when the app is closed, with call and message notifications.
– See all your Skype contacts in the People Hub**.
– Use more than one Skype account? Switch accounts when you’re out and on the go.

System requirements:
– Skype for Windows Phone 8 requires a Windows Phone 8 device.
– To ensure the best quality experience, Skype for Windows Phone requires a minimum of 512MB of memory.

For the best Skype experience, we recommend using an unlimited data plan or a WiFi connection.
Want to know more? Visit Skype for Windows Phone:
Got a question? Check Skype’s FAQ page:
* Operator data charges may apply.
** Available on Windows Phone version 8.0.10211.204 and above.



Download size

8 MB

Last updated



Works with

  • Windows Phone 8
  • Windows Phone 7.5

App requires

  • contacts
  • phone identity
  • video and still capture
  • photo, music, and video libraries
  • microphone
  • data services
  • camera
  • WVGA (480×800)
  • media playback
  • push notification service
  • movement and directional sensor
  • VOIP calling
  • HD720P (720×1280)
  • WXGA (768×1280)

Supported languages (19)

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