Microsoft releases redesigned Skype for Android 4.0, over 100 million users

Skype on Android

After revealing Skype’s future roadmap, Microsoft has rolled out an update to the Skype app for Android. On top of the updated app, Microsoft has revealed that there are over 100 million users using Skype on Android.

“Just recently, we reached a major milestone. Skype for Android is now installed on over 100 million phones worldwide. And we’re so thankful – reaching such an achievement would be impossible without the support of our users, and we continue to put you and your needs at the heart of everything we do,” Microsoft stated in an official blog post.

The new Skype for Android 4.0 is completely redesigned and allows you to do things faster and easier. Microsoft is now allowing users to fire off a quick message right at your fingertips with ease. Microsoft apparently rebuilt the app from the ground up to be faster and much more reliable.

Microsoft recently mentioned that the company was working on making the Skype experience fast yet familiar across different platforms, including adding the same features across platforms. “More and more of our users have Skype on their phone, tablet, and PC. So while we still need to make Android feel like Android and Windows feel like Windows, people want a fast, beautiful, and more coherent design across all the devices they use,” Microsoft adds.

You can also take a look at an awkward advertisement showcasing the new update. After watching this particular video, I may now understand the reason for adding music into an advertisement.

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