Skype app gets Material Design and useful new features

The popular Skype app received an update that adds the Material Design of Android 5.0 (Lollipop) to the app. This makes the app looks a lot better though it has also become more functional.

This brings the Skype Material Design update

The Skype app for Android features regular small updates, but today the app has been completely renovated. Although it took a while, the app now features the beautiful Material Design of Android Lollipop. Striking is the light blue bar on top, which creates a more consistent look. Also new is the round action right button, which you use to start a conversation quickly. Here you can choose from a video call or a normal message.

Skype Material Design

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Skype Material Design

Additionally, the update performs a lot of minor changes to the app that makes it finer to use. The search function has been expanded, allowing you to quickly find key contacts and conversations. By a minor upgrade to its integrated message function, you can now check your unread messages faster and it’s easier to see what you’ve read or not.

Download the new Skype app

The Material Design update for Skype is now available in Google Play. Through the link below you can download the new app.

Skype - free IM & video calls
Skype - free IM & video calls
Developer: Skype
Price: Free
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  • Skype - free IM & video calls Screenshot
  • Skype - free IM & video calls Screenshot