Microsoft-owned Skype has updated its Skype app for Windows Phone to version 2.24. The updated Skype for Windows Phone features a drawing tool and comes with HD screen support.
Skype 2.24 for Windows Phone has a drawing tool which lets users draw a picture, add a personal touch to a photo or annotate a Bing map. Users can create their drawings by tapping the ‘+’ icon in a chat and selecting ‘drawing’ option from the menu.
The updated Skype app also comes with HD screen support. This means that the new app will offer a high-end experience on premium Windows Phone smartphones that have 720p display panel.
Apart from the two major features, the updated Skype for Windows Phone has got a couple of sign-in improvements. Firstly, Windows Phone 8.1 users can now save their time in signing-in as the updated app automatically sign in using the Microsoft Account linked to the phone. Secondly, the flexibility in sign-in process is also available for existing Windows Phone users who want to sign in using their Skype account.
The updated Skype app additionally comes with faster resume time on Windows Phone 8.1 to help users in accessing their conversations as quickly as possible.
The updated Skype for Windows Phone is now available for free download on Windows Phone Store. The app requires Windows Phone 8 or Windows Phone 8.1 for its operations and gives best experience on devices with 512MB or above memory space.