Skype for Android gains background blurFebruary 5, 2021
The latest 8.68 update for Skype’s Android app brings a highly coveted feature – background blur. In addition, the new update is bringing more custom reaction options. Users on iOS and iPadOS gain improvements to the share extension with support for dark theme and improved performance.
The changelog also details bug fixes and stability improvements. The new update is following a gradual release cycle so some will get it earlier than others.
Skype 8.68 update changelog:
- React Hard 2: We’ve upgraded your custom reaction picker, and you can now have more reactions right at your fingertips.?Learn more about reactions in Skype.
- Background redacted: Now you can blur your background in video calls on Skype for Android.
- Share away: We’ve made some improvements to the Share extension in Skype for iPhone and iPad, adding support for dark theme and improving performance.
- Bug fixes and stability improvements. We’ve disappeared some bugs and cleaned the place up a bit.