Microsoft brings Cortana integration in Skype for Windows Phone

Microsoft’s Skype team just make it possible where you can just say “Skype get John max on screen” and voila Cortana launches Skype for you. Skype 2.19 is just released with update features which includes Cortana integration in Windows Phone 8.1. Skype for Windows Phone 8.1 is readily available for download and if you are already using it you may have got the update. If not please update and enjoy the Cortana’s feature in Skype.

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Cortana integration will work with Windows Phone 8.1 along with the notification center update.

What’s new?

  • Start Skype calls on the go with Cortana
  • See your Skype notifications in the Action Centre
  • Increased language support, 51 languages so added
  • Edit message, the one you last sent easily
  • Improved notifications and fast app resume
  • Misspelt a word? Now you can correct instant messages in chat.

Features:

  • Call friends and family with free Skype to Skype voice calls over 3G or WiFi and enjoy low cost calls to mobiles and landlines around the world.
  • Make free video calls to anyone else on Skype with high definition video on supported devices.
  • Send instant messages to friends on Skype, as well as friends on Messenger if you sign in with your Microsoft account.
  • Stay in touch even when the app is closed, with call and message notifications.
  • See all your Skype contacts in the People Hub.

Specific Requirements:

  • Works With: Windows Phone 7.5, Windows Phone 8, Windows Phone 8.1
  • App will use: contacts, phone identity, video and still capture, music library, media playback, microphone, data services, phone dialer, push notification service, movement and directional sensor, speech, VOIP calling, web browser component, HD720P (720×1280), WVGA (480×800), WXGA (768×1280), photos library, photo,  music,  and video libraries, camera
  • Published by: Microsoft Corporation
  • Last Updated: 6/26/2014
  • Version: 2.19.0.172
  • Download Size: 12 MB

Download Skype for Windows Phone.