Skype for iPad latest update, Skype on Apple iPad, Apple tablet calling and messaging

Skype for iPhone and iPad has just been updated to version 4.12, which brings together user feedback as well as additional changes. Call quality and accessibility improvements were the focus of this release according to Skype.

A new ‘Join Call’ button for group voice calls has been incorporated into the mobile application. In addition, the update brings a number of other improvements, which include:

  • Join ongoing group voice calls right from your iPhone or iPad, as requested by many of you in the iTunes app store.
  • Voice and video call quality improvements.
  • Accessibility improvements.
  • Dialpad improvements.
  • Get help by accessing FAQs from the app.
  • General fixes and speed improvements.

In order to download Skype for iPhone version 4.12, you’ll need to have iPhone 3GS or later, or iPod Touch 3rd generation or later. Meanwhile, Skype for iPad version 4.12 supports: virtually all iPad models. In all of the above cases, your device will need to be running iOS 5.0 or later.

Get the latest version of the app right here. Happy Skyping!

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By Josh Robert Nay

Josh Robert Nay is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of TruTower. He has worked in the telecommunications industry since 2003 and specializes in GSM based technology. He also uses (too many) VoIP apps and is a long-time user of BlackBerry, Android, and Windows Phone. He adores anything having to do with space exploration and writing. In addition to the links below, he can be found on LinkedIn and can also be found on his website at