Skype v2.26.0.159 update brings new interface on Windows Phone 8.1


Microsoft has released an update for the Skype app of Windows Phone 8.1 and this is the first update in the last couple of months. The update adds new compact design for high resolution Windows Phone devices and also includes a couple of bug fixes and improvements.


The update bumps the version of Skype to v2.26.0.159 and has the following changes mentioned in change log:

  • Compact design
  • Bug fixes
  • Improvements

The update makes the interface of Skype more user friendly on all resolution devices whether is a small 4-inch Lumia 532 or the 6–inch full-HD resolution Lumia 1520, all will display the Skype properly.

The update is available for download from Store and will be installed automatically. Otherwise, you may manually install the update by following the instructions in this article.

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