Older android 2.2 will no longer work with Skype

Ever since Skype was sold to Microsoft and under Microsoft management, there has been a lot of changes and the reliability of Skype call inconvenient started ┬áto exist more and more. Skype being controlled by Microsoft now just in case you don’t know. So over the past few weeks, people reporting having problems using skype even through their PC desktop laptop not just mobile devices such as Android and IOS.

The latest change was Microsoft Skype decided to retire all older Skype version with Android OS 2.2 and lower, will no longer work. Well yeah, some of you might be saying, who still have a 2.2 OS android? well, reality is a lot! and this sucks! Well, I guess this is a marketing strategies, people would have to constantly upgrade and this mean constantly spend money to boost provider profit.

Skype apps for Android OS 2.2 (or below) are being permanently retired
We’ve noticed that you are, or previously were, signed into Skype on a phone running the Android 2.2 (or below) operating system. We’re sorry to inform you that we are now retiring all Skype apps that work on these older versions of the Android operating system. As a result, within the next few weeks, you’ll no longer be able to sign in and use Skype on any Android 2.2 (or below) phone. If possible, we recommend that you upgrade your phone to a newer version of Android to continue using Skype.

If you’ve been using Skype on a more recent Android device, the above does not apply.

You can still stay in touch with friends and family using Skype on your desktop computer, laptop, phone, tablet or even an Xbox One. You can sign into them all using the same Skype account. The latest versions of Skype for all your devices are available at http://www.skype.com/download.
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If you have then we recommend you check the Play Store to get the latest Skype app for your device.
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