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Windows 7: Updates made to messaging in Skype

19 Nov 2018   #1

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
Updates made to messaging in Skype

We've been hard at work updating messaging in Skype based on your feedback, we hope you enjoy these changes!

To see these updates, be sure to download the latest Skype build at Download Skype | Free calls | Chat app

Within Messaging Settings, you can now:
  • Manage whether links show with or without preview cards in your conversations. On mobile you can decide if the links open in Skype or in your default browser. [released in 8.33]
  • Control the font size of your conversation [released in 8.33 for desktop & 8.34 for UWP]
  • Control the behavior of the Enter key, choose between sending a message by hitting Enter or adding a new line [released in 8.33 for desktop & tablet apps]
In our latest Skype build, you can now:
  • Hide or archive your conversations. You can also find all your hidden conversations in a single place. Simply open the Recent Chats menu and select "Hidden Chats" [released in 8.32]
  • Load more results from your message search if you can't find your messages in the first 20 returned. Once you reach the bottom of the results, click "more" to load more messages [released in 8.33]
  • Save audio files like voice messages to your device [released in 8.32]
  • Save your date and time format following your systems format [released in 8.33]
  • Drag content from the desktop, or other conversations, to any conversation in your chat list [released in 8.34]
  • Share your Skype contacts in your conversations [released in 8.34]
  • On Android, expand and respond to notifications from your lock screen [released in 8.34]
Coming soon for Skype Insiders:
  • On your desktop, you'll be able to select the folder location for file downloads
For more information about becoming a Skype Insider, please visit Skype Insider | Install a Preview version of Skype

Thank you for all you do to support Skype, please keep your feedback coming!

The Skype Team

Source: Weve heard your feedback on messaging in Skype and have made - Microsoft Community

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