Skype Mobile app

Microsoft has release a new Skype Insider build 8.74 for the insiders. The update brings some interesting new features like animated background for video calls, customized Call Reactions, split widows on Android and files sharing from chat on iOS.

Check the full official changelog below.

What’s new?

Animated background for video calls! Just select GIF from local files and enjoy your new background.

Customized Call Reactions – choose your personal set of reactions.

Split Window on Android – because we want to improve your user experience for desktop-like environments. Supporting Surface Duo, Samsung DeX and most of the Chromebooks.

Files sharing from chat in Skype for iOS.

As usually all new features are rolling out gradually over the next couple of days so if you don’t see them right away, just check again soon.