Skype for Android Update to Version 2.1; Official Video Support for 17 More Devices

Discussion in 'Android Tablet News' started by dgstorm, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. dgstorm

    dgstorm Editor in Chief Staff Member

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    Skype just received a big update to version 2.1, and it brings additional video support to a large array of devices. Officially, this new version brings full video chat support to 17 new devices. Unofficially it brings support to almost any Android 2.2+ device by simply enabling video support in the settings manually. Here is the list of newly supported devices:
    • Samsung Galaxy S II
    • Samsung Galaxy S
    • Samsung Droid Charge - Verizon
    • Samsung Galaxy Tab
    • HTC Desire (2.2)
    • HTC Thunderbolt - Verizon
    • HTC Sensation
    • HTC Evo 4G
    • HTC Evo 3D
    • HTC Incredible S
    • HTC Desire HD
    • HTC Flyer
    • LG Revolution - Verizon (2.2)
    • Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY
    • Sony Ericsson Xperia ray
    • Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro
    • Acer A5
    Above is a video of Skype for Android that you may have already seen, but bears sharing again. Below is a picture of the manual settings for Android 2.2+ devices.


    Source: via AndroidPolice
    Last edited by a moderator: Jul 29, 2014
  2. tonycherchi

    tonycherchi Member

    Aug 4, 2011
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    Tablet / Device:
    Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
    Since it does not specify I'm assuming that video call on Skype is supported on the 7 inches Galaxy Tab. I have the 10.1 tab and the update didn't do anything to bring video on it....

    Anyone knows more about this?? thanks very much

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