Skype for Android platform lets user make calls using WiFi or 3G connection and send messages or multimedia files such as pictures or video.
With your Skype account via Android device, you can call phone numbers or contacts on Skype, chat and send and receive text messages, whether they’re on an Android, iPhone, Mac or PC.
Finally the most wanted free call making application Skype is now available for Android mobile Phones but unfortunately only on devices running Android version 2.1 or later. The Skype Android lets users make free Skype-to-Skype calls, as well as send and receive IMs for free. You can calls to regular phone numbers which will charge at Skype’s standard rates. The app is capable of making calls on both Wi-Fi and 3G, though all carriers except Verizon are limiting it to Wi-Fi. You can do all this simply and with a very good sound quality.
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Skype for Mobile has long been available to Verizon customers. Today’s release makes available Skype for the Android platform as a whole Android World. Android users can install Skype over on skype.com/m or through the Android Market. Or just download it below.
Skype v188.8.131.528 features:
• Free* Skype-to-Skype calls over 3G or WiFi (WiFi only in the U.S.)
• Call phones abroad at great Skype rates
• Instant message one or many friends at the same time
* Data plan or WiFi connection required
This is the older version of Skype app. Skype has been updated to version 3.0 with significant new features. It has been completely revamped application interface and adapted the design for tablets. If you want to download the latest version from Play Store, click the below widget.