The home screen for Windows 8 devices provides your contact list at first sight by way of a new People Hub feature, part of Windows 8. When you log into your Microsoft account, you will be automatically logged in to your Skype account. As we all know, Skype is now part of Microsoft. Mass e-mails were sent out to people who have ever logged on using these devices using their email address on record. The video messaging feature places Microsoft in a new field of tablet manufacturers. Unfortunately there is no solution beyond signing on using supported devices and devices or browsers that are compatible with Skype for Web. Dual Microphone will also help in group calling.
Signing in to should tell us whether the issue is rooted in your account or the app. However, Skype is one of the few applications on that will also exist on Windows 8 when the Surface Pro tablet is released in early 2013. Microsoft Surface is using all the possible techniques and methods to advertise Skype with The Surface. Skype for Windows 8 will present Surface tablet customers with some of the familiar and some surprise. This is where the Windows 8 home screen layout becomes genius: the fact that it allows numerous applications to exist on the home screen in a playful and creative manner. Or is there something wrong with my account? With video messaging, you can speak in front of your local screen and send an announcement the same way you send voicemail — the difference being that your video message involves your facial appearance while voicemail only tracks your voice.
I uninstalled it and went to the Store to re-install it but it is not found anymore. Once you log in to Facebook, you are logged in automatically unless you choose to log out manually. Since Microsoft owns both Xbox Live and Skype so it is easy for them to make these things work altogether in Surface. The connectivity lasted a bit longer than early 2017. Hi Eugene, You should still be able to use Skype on platforms other than Windows 10.
The People Hub feature involves social networks and contacts as well as emails and messages from those who are part of your social networks Facebook, Twitter, Google +. With all these methods of obtaining this news, some people were still caught unaware. She currently writes for gplusforums. There are other features you should check out with Skype for Windows 8, such as Skype Credit and a new video messaging option for long-standing Skype customers. Thread moved to appropriate category by moderator.
With rapidly increasing popularity of Microsoft Surface, the company is making connections with other eco systems such as Skype. Voice over Internet Protocol is a form of technology in which voice calls, texts, and other audible communications are made possible by way of Internet technologies computer, mobile devices, etc. Excerpt that applies to your situation: Skype is no longer supported on the following:. Excerpt that applies to your situation: Skype is no longer supported on the following:. Want to see your former web activity or Skype calls? Beside Skype, it is expected to see Xbox Live being integrated on Surface tablets.
Would Skype no longer work on non-Win10 windows phones? Microsoft Surface has two cameras that will help in video calling on Skype. For your Windows phone, click. This prevents the arduous task of logging in to one account and then losing time by logging in to the other. Microsoft Surface also has stereo speakers and dual micro phones that will make the sound quality better. From the launch of Microsoft Surface, large number of tech media have started guessing about , its competitors and whether it can beat its competitors or not. From your home screen, you can select a contact to talk to, add contacts, delete contacts, and so on. Officially, only operating systems lower than Windows 7 are no longer supported.
I haven't uninstalled Skype from my phone yet but it just doesn't work. One of many 3rd party sites highlighting the posted information last year:. You do not need to access Skype in order to view your contacts. Another feature of Skype for Windows 8 is home screen contact access. In the middle of a call Skype froze. The convenience of automatic login provides a convenience whereby you can send anything to Facebook in a matter of seconds. Video messaging, in a sense, is a hybrid version of voicemail and video chat, all rolled into one.
Online and offline tech news sites reported this for the past year. . Microsoft hopes to achieve a similar feat with its Microsoft account integration with Skype. It will create a richer audio experience for the call. Just swipe up or down from the top of your Windows 8 home screen App Bar.