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Microsoft yesterday rolled out a new update for its new Skype app for iOS devices. The app has been bumped to new version 8.4.3. The update was released couple of days ago and is now available for download for all iOS users in the App Store.

With the latest update, the Skype Team has now brought back the Mood Messages which were removed with the previous update. Mood Messages allow users to show how they are feeling right now by posting the same.

The latest version also displays online status icon in the contact list showing which users is currently online and active. The update also has brought the dates in chat which was missing in the earlier updates. The Date in Chat helps users to know when they have sent the messages to their contacts.

The Team has also fixed some bugs the most important being the Notification bug. The users could not receive any notification when they received a Skype Call. This notification bug has now been fixed and works properly and as intended.

There was a bug in the previous update which made users to receive calls even from the contacts they have blocked. This bug has now been fixed in the latest update and users will no longer be receiving calls from Blocked Contacts. Profile picture can now be Zoomed and also cropped which was not possible earlier.

Apart from the major features the team has also gone ahead and fixed lot of bug and made improvements to the performance of the application. The team is working on bringing some more new feature to the Skype Application and should be made available in the future updates.

The latest update to the Skype app for iOS users is available only for iPhone users and is yet to be made available for iPad users. Users with iPhone can download the latest Skype update by clicking the below App Store link.

Download Skype App for iOS devices

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