Microsoft announced today Another Skype preview version for Insiders. Skype version 22.214.171.124, includes an option that allows you to disable incoming video streams.
This feature is available on Android, iOS devices and on desktops of Windows, Linux and Mac.
Skype's new preview application has a much simpler user interface. It follows the modern trend of minimalist design with glyph icons and without borders anywhere. This design is used in all the latest Microsoft products.
New Skype Preview build 126.96.36.199 is out for Desktop, Mobile & Web! We also shipped 188.8.131.52 for Android 4+. Let us know what you think! 🤔 Learn more here: https://t.co/KDmWiHApe8 ^ SK
- Skype Insider (@SkypeInsider) November 27
So today Microsoft released the following versions:
184.108.40.206 which is available for devices with Android, iOS, on the Web, but also in applications for Mac, Linux and Windows
220.127.116.11 (store version 18.104.22.168) for Windows
and Skype Lite Preview version 22.214.171.124 for Android 4+ devices
The key feature of this version is the ability to turn off incoming videos.
Poor network connection? Are you in the car and can not look at your phone? Do you want to save data while on the go? You can now turn off incoming video in our latest version of Skype Insider! You can find the option below + when you see an incoming call.
For mobile devices, the new version brings an updated main menu that does not include unnecessary features to make room for new features such as disabling incoming videos.
There is also a feature in this version that allows you to set a default file storage location.