A month ago, Microsoft rolled out a major update for its email service’s website, Outlook.com.
The changes were related to its VOIP service, Skype.
Skype for Outlook.com, gained a makeover which included a new Skype icon, (which replaced the messaging icon). Clicking on the icon displays a new sidebar.
Skype for Outlook gained the ability to make calls from right within the browser, this included VOIP calls and video calls. It also gained support for syncing conversations and group chats across devices. And Skype for Outlook, began displaying chat bubbles, clicking on which loads your previous conversation.
It also added unread notification [...]
Skype for Outlook.com gets a makeover, brings some important changes.
Last month, we reported that Outlook was being refreshed with some new features.
One of these features, was support for integrating a new version of Skype into Outlook, to allow users to shift between email and Skype seamlessly.
These features were only available to a private group of people. The new version of Skype is still in beta phase though, so we can expect some changes in the near future.
Let’s take a look at the new features announced for Skype for Outlook.com.
Note: If you still have the old messaging icon in Outlook.com, it means that you don’t have [...]