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Verizon's Skype for Android has been updated to allow Wi-Fi connection

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Verizon's Skype for Android has been updated to allow Wi-Fi connection
For a while there, it really made you wonder why you couldn't use Verizon's Skype for Android app properly while being tethered to a Wi-Fi connection – thus relying on their still mighty network for everything. Finally though, the app has been updated to allow users to place or receive calls – all the while being connected through Wi-Fi. However, Skype voice calls are still being routed through Verizon's network as opposed to either an active data connection via Wi-Fi or Big Red's 3G network. Naturally, the best part about this recent update is the fact that you can make these phone calls without having to turn off Wi-Fi ahead of time. In the past, users would watch and see the Skype app automatically turning off the Wi-Fi radio – which can be rather frustrating for some people. So if you haven't done so already, go download the latest version of the app and get situated with the new fix.

via Phonescoop

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