Skype just updated the Android version of the Skype client to version 2.7. The new version is said to improve the calling experience, updates the calling UI and adds video calling to the Samsung Epic 4G Touch.


Today we have released a new version of Skype for Android.
The main efforts on this release have gone to improving the calling experience and enabling video calling for the Samsung Epic 4G Touch.
Upgrade to the latest version of Skype for Android from the Android Market and share your feedback on how we can improve further via the Skype Support Network.
The full release notes for the release build are:
Improvements and new features:

  • Calling interface updated
  • Improved quality
  • Enabled video calling for Samsung Epic 4G Touch

Fixed issues:


Help button now linked to mobile-optimized support site

“Add Contacts” was doing local contact search instead of searching for other Skype users

After sending a contact request the user was not taken back to previous view

Skype did not stop ringing if the user answered the call on other device, like on desktop, with same Skype user

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