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Skype Preview for Windows 10 Updated to Version

The focus of the latest Skype Preview UWP update is brining call receiving improvements for the Lumia 950 XL and all other Lumia x50 devices.


If you are running the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app, you can now grab a new update. has rolled out a new release for its app. The update brings the service up to version However, this is not a feature release per se and just focuses on fixing bugs.

There is a focused new addition for users of the Lumia x50 Windows 10 Mobile smartphones. The x50 range includes the flagship Lumia 950 XL and the Lumia 950 and Lumia 650. With version, Skype Preview has improvements for receiving calls on these handsets.

Other than that, the changelog is bare. Microsoft says it has performed bug fixes while making “miscellaneous” improvements to the app in general.

As always, you can pull in this update by heading to the . For completion, this is the log from the company:

  • Improvements in receiving calls for Lumia x50.
  • Bug fixes and miscellaneous improvements.

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Skype Preview is Microsoft's UWP version of the service. It crosses Windows 10 on all devices for a uniformed Skype experience. It has been generally available to all users since the Windows 10 Anniversary Update in August.

As a UWP offering, it is available on mobile, PC, tablets, HoloLens, and even Xbox. Indeed, last month we revealed that the app has shown up on the games console, although the service is not active yet.

Also last month, Microsoft discussed some upcoming features for Skype Preview. These features include improved messaging and a better calling experience.

Luke Jones
Luke Jones
Luke has been writing about all things tech for more than five years. He is following Microsoft closely to bring you the latest news about Windows, Office, Azure, Skype, HoloLens and all the rest of their products.

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