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3.9 out of 5 stars28,066 customer ratings
Price: Free Download
Sold by:Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
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Languages Supported: English, German, Hebrew, Arabic, Czech, Dutch, French, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese

This app needs permission to access:

  • READ_PROFILE
  • com_google_android_gms_permission_ACTIVITY_RECOGNITION
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  • In this release, we've included a number of general improvement and feature updates to make Skype better for you. Please continue to share your ideas and comments by using "Send Feedback". We're listening!

Product details

Release Date: 2012
Date first available at Amazon.com.au: July 17, 2012
Developed By: Skype Software S.a.r.l
ASIN: B008M721MS

Product features

  • Free* Skype chat, audio and video calling
  • High-quality video calls
  • Low cost international calls
  • Ability to receive Skype calls and call forwarding
  • Group chats, audio and video calls

Product description

Skype is built to meet your daily messaging and video communication needs. It is small, fast, and capable. It lets you send free text messages and make voice & video calls even under most network conditions. Skype will always help you stay connected with your friends and family.

What can I do with Skype?

• Messaging made awesome: More than just text. Send photos, videos, voice messages, emoticons, Mojis and more. 
• Great for groups: Add your favorite people and start chatting. Use groups to plan together, play together, for staying in touch or just for hanging out.
• Call everyone - Skype, mobiles and landlines: Free* video and voice calls make it easier to stay connected with friends and family. You’ll also enjoy low calling rates to mobiles and landlines worldwide with Skype. 

*Skype to Skype calls are free. Operator data charges may apply. We recommend using an unlimited data plan or WiFi connection.

Technical details

Size: Varies by device (22MB - 44.7MB)
Version: Varies by device
Developed By: Skype Software S.a.r.l ( Privacy Policy )
Application Permissions: ( Help me understand what permissions mean )
  • READ_PROFILE
  • com_google_android_gms_permission_ACTIVITY_RECOGNITION
  • Read SMS messages
  • Read the sync settings
  • Read the sync stats
  • Get notified that the operating system has finished booting
  • Monitor incoming SMS messages, to record or perform processing on them
  • Record audio
  • Record video
  • Open windows using the type TYPE_SYSTEM_ALERT, shown on top of all other applications
  • Request authtokens from the AccountManager
  • Change Wi-Fi connectivity state
  • USE_FINGERPRINT
  • Disable the keyguard
  • USE_FULL_SCREEN_INTENT
  • DOWNLOAD_WITHOUT_NOTIFICATION
  • VIBRATE
  • FOREGROUND_SERVICE
  • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep the processor from sleeping or the screen from dimming
  • Access the list of accounts in the Accounts Service
  • WRITE_CONTACTS
  • Get information about the currently or recently running tasks: a thumbnail representation of the tasks, what activities are running in it, etc
  • Write to external storage
  • Open network sockets
  • Read or write the system settings
  • Manage the list of accounts in the AccountManager
  • WRITE_SYNC_SETTINGS
  • Modify global audio settings
  • Read the user's contacts data
  • Access coarse (e.g. Mobile-ID, Wi-Fi) location
  • Access fine (e.g. GPS) location
  • Access information about networks
  • Access information about Wi-Fi networks
  • Act as an AccountAuthenticator for the AccountManager
  • Connect to a paired Bluetooth devices
  • Broadcast sticky intents
  • Initiate a phone call without going through the Dialler user interface for the user to confirm the call being placed
  • Required to be able to access the camera device
  • Change network connectivity state
  • Allows sending in-app billing requests and managing in-app billing transactions
  • Read from external storage
  • Allows an application to receive messages via Google Cloud Messaging
  • Read-only access to phone state
  • Receive message via Amazon Device
Minimum Operating System: Varies by device
Approximate Download Time: More than 5 minutes

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