Skype for Windows 8 has been updated. The new update gives users to control over who can contact them, that is for contact blocking. Users can now block contacts, if they choose to, thereby deciding their circle of contacts on the popular VoIP platform. By selecting the person’s name so it opens up the chat window. Swiping at the top or bottom of the screen (or right click) prompts the command bar with an option to block the contact. Alternatively, users can also choose to remove or report the contact request as spam. Also the updated app features better loading speed and reliability.
The update also fixes the error like outgoing video would not show after switching camera in the Options menu , incorrect call error message when a call failed, crash when users clicked the “info” menu option, possible to switch between calls on hold.The dial pad and in-call buttons now appear fine when a user taps on the screen during a call. The popover will be removed from the incoming call screen.