Skype has been updated to version 5.5 for iOS 8, which brings with it some iOS 8 specific features.
Users are now able to answer calls form their lock screen by swiping left on the notification, and choosing from options such as “Voice, Video, Answer and Decline”.
Users can also interact with notifications once the phone has been unlocked.
What’s New in Version 5.5
Optimized for iOS 8
Interactive notifications: manage calls and messages from the lock screen, banner notifications and from within the notification center.
For incoming calls, you can choose to answer with voice or video.
For missed calls you can return the call or send a message.
And for incoming messages, you can jump right to the text box to reply.
Skype Update/Download for iOS 8
Users can update, or download the latest version of Skype for free from the App Store.Share This: