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Skype rolls out custom reaction picker with version 8.64

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What you need to know

  • Skype version 8.64 is rolling out to all platforms.
  • The update allows you to customize the reaction picker.
  • The update also includes several bug fixes.

Microsoft is rolling out an update to Skype that brings it to version 8.64. The update allows you to customize the reaction picker, making it easy to pick your favorite emoji for quick sharing. The update is available on all major platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, the Web, Android, iPhone, and iPad.

Here's the complete changelog as outlined by Microsoft (opens in new tab):

Skype for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Web

  • There's no reaction for what I am feeling: Yes, there is. You can now customize the reaction picker in Skype, so the perfect reaction is always on hand. Learn more about the reaction picker.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements. We've changed around some keyboard shortcuts to fix a bug between Skype and Terminal, plus made a few other general improvements.
  • Skype for Android, iPhone, and iPad

Skype for Android, iPhone, and iPad

  • There's no reaction for what I am feeling: Yes, there is. You can now customize the reaction picker in Skype, so the perfect reaction is always on hand. Learn more about the reaction picker.
  • Share more, faster: With improvements to the Share tray in iOS, it's now easier to share directly to your Skype contacts.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements. We chased out some bugs with a rake, then we cleaned the place up a bit.

In addition to allowing you to customize the reaction picker, the update allows people on iOS to utilize the Share tray on iOS. It also comes with several bug fixes and stability improvements.

Sean Endicott
Sean Endicott

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