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Windows 10’s Skype UWP app is getting a new update with improvements on the Fast Ring. The update for Skype includes general bug fixes, performance related improvement and the update also enables full support for notification panel.

A few days ago, Microsoft rolled out a major update to Skype UWP app for both Windows 10 Mobile and PC. While the update brought minor changes to the mobile version, Microsoft introduced a brand new notification panel on the desktop.

With the latest update for Skype the images are in the collections are now displayed in full. The Skype team has removed reactions to images in collections along with removing the icons in the chat profile of the contacts.

Apart from removing some features the team has made sure to make improvements to the preview image link along with improving the Fluent Design elements which were pushed out to the Skype app in previous updates. The updated version of Skype is 12.13.257, available for the Windows Insiders on the Fast Ring, but only for the desktop users.

The last update for Skype also added instant chat feature, to compete with WhatsApp, the feature allows you to add your friends as contacts and start a group conversation. The latest Skype update is available for download for Insiders in the Fast Ring and can be downloaded by clicking the below link.

Download Skype for Windows 10

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