Skype video messaging coming today to Android and iOS

Skype video messaging coming today to Android and iOS
There has been word for a while that Skype would be adding video messaging to its app, and it looks like the feature is finally going to roll out today to Android and iOS devices. The rollout isn't coming to everyone though, the rollout will be relegated to the US, UK, and a few other countries.

With the new update, users will be able to leave video messages for friends who don't answer when you try to call them on video chat. Video messages will be able to be up to three minutes long.

The update will also be coming to Mac, but oddly, there is no update coming for Windows just yet, so Windows 8 and Windows Phone users will have to wait a bit.

When the update does go live, you'll be able to grab it for free in the iTunes App Store, and the Google Play Store.

source: Venture Beat

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10 Comments

1. kaliil10

Posts: 146; Member since: May 16, 2012

I have Nokia lumia 920 wich is Microsoft powered device, and every new Microsoft-app like Skype comes first to iOs and Android with full functionality. for e.g. i can't logout skype in lumia 920. i don't understand what the hell is going on.

2. kdealltheway

Posts: 94; Member since: Oct 21, 2012

But you have live tiles! Seriously though, MS isn't good to their customers. You have a nice piece of hardware but the OS hasn't been well thought through...

6. UrbanPhantom

Posts: 949; Member since: Oct 30, 2012

I agree: MS should take care of updates for it's own platform (Win 8, RT, WP8), before catering to iOS or Android fans. However, maybe WP8 will get something better than the other two, so lets not be hasty with our judgements...

7. windroid unregistered

Hope so... otherwise it's stupid move from MS

3. windroid unregistered

How it's possible for an application from MS being released first on the competition?!? Well done MS for (not) helping your platform to evolve. This is more relevant when you hear from google that they'll not support WP (no YouTube app for WP for instance) and now MS joins the party not supporting it's own platform... well done!

4. Ohrules

Posts: 327; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

but i just got this on windows! i called a friend, no reply, and then a massage to record a message!

5. N6600

Posts: 19; Member since: May 17, 2012

Oh, Microsoft... I you were a human being I would beat the sh.t of you. Why on Earth do you support everyone else first and then (if at all) your own customers? No wonder that your Windows Phone is so poorly adopted.

8. pureviewuser

Posts: 501; Member since: Nov 11, 2012

That's the way ms will buy nokia by ruining it

9. Jonathan41

Posts: 532; Member since: Mar 22, 2012

Just use Google hangout.

11. volcano

Posts: 348; Member since: Jan 25, 2013

there is an update from skype saying windows and windowsphone will get it through an update in 4/2013

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