Raise your hand in Skype

The Skype team has added the ability to Raise Hand during a group call, with 8.65 release. Learn how to utilise this feature for your best Skype experience.

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Recent blog posts

17/06/2020 | Team Skype | Background Replace

Introducing Background Replace in Skype

To elevate your experience we've added the ability to replace your background. This way you can keep doing what you love but with that extra bit of privacy you might need.

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15/01/2019 | Team Skype | Meet Now

Simple, hassle free meetings on Skype!

We are proud to bring you Meet Now experience on Skype! Set up your call and invite both Skype and external users in as little as 2 clicks.

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29/08/2019 | Team Skype | Split screen

Split view in Skype again!

A few months back, we announced the launch of split window for Windows 10, which lets you put your contact list in one window, and each conversation you open in separate windows.

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04/06/2019 | Team Skype | Screen sharing

Screen sharing goes mobile

Starting today, we’re launching screen sharing on Android and iOS along with multiple improvements to our mobile calling experience.

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04/04/2019 | Team Skype | Group video call

Call up to 50 people at once with Skype

You can now call and have up to 50 people in a call, all at once. Whether you’re catching up with your friends, having a team status update, or a conference in one place…

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07/03/2019 | Team Skype | Call capacity

The new Skype for Web is here

Enjoy our latest features on the new Skype for Web using the most current versions of Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome.

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06/02/2019 | Team Skype | Background blur

Introducing background blur in Skype

Take the stress out of turning on your video and put the focus where it belongs - on you! Background blur in Skype uses artificial intelligence (AI)…

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03/12/2018 | Team Skype | Live captions

Now live captions & subtitles in Skype

Live captions & subtitles in Skype enables you to have a captioned experience in calls made or answered through Skype.

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04/09/2018 | Team Skype | Call recoding

You can now capture, save, and share special moments

With call recording you can capture special moments in a Skype call with your loved ones or record important meetings with colleagues.

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