The latest update to Skype’s iOS app, which is 4.1 now adds the ability to share pictures with contacts with the touch of a button. The feature which was earlier limited to only the computer software is now available in its mobile apps too. In addition, improvements to the apps overall performance have also been made was a more smooth mobile experience.
Photo sharing allows users to send photos from their iOS devices directly to Skype users. The company further said that files of all sizes are accepted without needing to worry about reaching email size limits or paying pricey texting fees.
“We’ve made them less battery hungry when running in the background, so you’ll now be able to answer Skype calls throughout the day when they come in,” Skype said.” And, as you’ll be able to keep Skype open, you can respond to or send IMs to friends and colleagues all day long.”
The company also said that it has made improvements to the contact list, which now loads much faster than before.
What’s New in Version 4.1
- Send and receive photos
- Updated privacy setting
- Fixed bug related to Bluetooth and calls
- Minor visual improvements across the app
- Other minor bug fixes
The latest update — which supports any version of the iPad, as well as the iPhone 3G/3GS, the iPhone 4/4S and the second- and third-generation iPod Touch — is now available in the App Store.