Skype keeps crashing on Apple's new iPhone 8/8 Plus, a fix is in the works

Apple has just started shipping its new iPhone 8/8 Plus smartphones and it looks like early adopters have issues with some of the apps that usually work smoothly on iOS devices.

It appears that the latest version of Skype does not function well on the new iPhones. Many customers who purchased the Apple's handsets complain that Microsoft's app crashes due to a mysterious bug.

That's the bad news. The good news is Microsoft is already aware of the issue and is working on a fix, which will be delivered in the form of maintenance update sooner rather than later.


If you're a happy iPhone 8/8 Plus owner, and a Skype user at the same time, then you should wait for an update if the app is affected by the same bug that makes it crash all the time.

source: Microsoft via MSPU



1. razmahtaz001

Posts: 501; Member since: May 11, 2013

the skype nazi said: "no skype for you!!!" LOL Hall and Oats said "noooooo, no can do" LOL

2. ahmadkun

Posts: 691; Member since: May 02, 2016

I thought apps never crash on IOS .. But i was wrong

3. jjface

Posts: 270; Member since: Jun 07, 2017

Microsoft really messed up skype. It looks like a kid's chat and social app now. It is easier to take a selfie than it is to find the place to actually make a call.

6. Klinton

Posts: 1409; Member since: Oct 24, 2016

' Microsoft's app crashes due to a mysterious bug.' Now try to use your brain. If works good on other iPhones , or iPads, but not on iPhone 8 , where is the bug???? Kiss the hands of the Microsoft team, who will work around the iPhone 8's bug, because Apple will never move their a$$es to find out what wrong they did.

8. kiko007

Posts: 7524; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Bruh, I can't make heads or tails of any of your posts anymore. Are you saying that an issue regarding the Skype app on a new phone is somehow the new phone's problem? How'd you figure that?

9. Klinton

Posts: 1409; Member since: Oct 24, 2016

If the app works on other iDevices on the same iOS version, but not on iPhone 8 , you go figure. LOL

4. sirohunter

Posts: 222; Member since: Sep 23, 2017

So annoying, having this issue on my 8 plus as soon as I log in the app crashes. :/

5. maherk

Posts: 7060; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

I have a weird bug on my iPad Pro 10.5 since updating to iOS 11, whenever I unlock my iPad using touch id, if I try pulling the notifications bar, the iPad would go back to the lock screen and show the notifications there. I'm not sure I made a lot of sense, I couldn't find the right words to describe this bug, so pardon my English.

11. mikehunta727 unregistered

That's actually the new notification shade of iOS 11, it's quite dumb imo

7. mike2959

Posts: 699; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

Weird. Skype is working fine on my 8 Plus.

10. Wazupmrg

Posts: 212; Member since: Apr 10, 2017

It just works, right? Pathetic

12. Pigaro

Posts: 91; Member since: May 15, 2016

Skype is old fashion. Google duo, Facebook messenger and Whatsapp video call are the right choices

13. BlackhawkFlys

Posts: 931; Member since: May 07, 2014

I don't know about Google duo as no one around me uses it so I don't have a use for it.. Whatsapp and messenger are great tools especially Whatsapp. Skype was good for work, don't know now.. Don't remember when was the last time I used it.

14. brasstax

Posts: 546; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Don't the I phones and the IOS ecosystem "just work"?

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