Skype for iPhone

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Description of App: 

Skype keeps the world talking. Free messaging, voice and video calls with anyone for free.

  • Talk face to face with a video call.
  • New group video calls with up to 25 people.
  • Free voice calls to anyone else on Skype. Add up to 25 people on a group call.
  • Message your friends in an instant and add up to 300 people to a group chat.
  • Call mobiles and landlines at low rates (Skype to Skype calls are always free).
  • Share photos, video messages, your location and add emoticons and Mojis to your chat.
  • Skype’s available on smartphones, tablets, PCs, Macs, and even some TVs. Now it’s even easier to stay connected to friends and family – no matter the device they’re on.
  • Available for Apple Watch – your notifications and chats available on your wrist.

System requirements:

  • iOS 8.0 or above (If you are using iOS 7 or earlier, you can download the last compatible version by tapping install/update and following the prompt to download.) The Apple Watch features require iOS 8.2 and of course, an Apple Watch.

Apple Watch Support: 

Yes

Version: 

6.30

Free or Paid: 

Free

Device(s) App Was Tested On: 

iPhone

iOS Version: 

9.2.1

Accessibility Comments: 

There are few known issues with the latest version. Note that the unlabeled button during a group call is actually the Speaker button. Also, there is a button labled as Pedestrian when in fact is the ability to add participant during a call.

VoiceOver Performance: 

VoiceOver reads all page elements.

Button Labeling: 

Most buttons are clearly labeled.

Usability: 

There are some minor accessibility issues with this app, but they are easy to deal with.

Developer's Twitter Username: 

@Skype