Skype it points to the dark mode in its latest version for iOS and Android

by Kelvin
Skype it points to the dark mode in its latest version for iOS and Android

Although WhatsApp and its video calls have become quite popular, Skype continues to give war and is one of the most used applications to communicate with our friends. In fact, it is not uncommon that from time to time it is updated with new functions, being one of the last to arrive the option to share screen. Now, following the trend of other apps, Skype has joined the dark mode.

He has done it in the version 8.52, already available on Google Play and App Store, as they comment on the official Microsoft website. And it doesn't come alone, but it is also possible to schedule a group call. From the company they say that "the new functions will be implemented gradually in the next few days, so if you do not see them immediately check again soon", that is, if you do not see any of them yet, it will be a matter of time before do.


How to activate the dark mode in Skype

Dark Mode

As we said, the main novelty of version 8.52 of Skype is the implementation of dark mode. Activating it is very simple, just follow these steps:

  1. In the "Chats" section, touch your profile picture.
  2. Click on "Settings".
  3. Enter "Appearance."
  4. In "Modes", select the dark mode.

An interesting point is that, if you didn't have the app installed and install it now, As soon as you start it, it will ask you what mode you want to use. Also, if you select the "Use system settings" option, Skype will activate and deactivate the dark mode when activated or deactivated on our mobile. Obviously, this function is only in iOS 13 and Android 10.

Dark mode can be activated with the system if you have iOS 13 or Android 10

On the other hand, the option to "Schedule a call", which really is a reminder, is made from the chats themselves. To do this, open any chat, press the "+" button, select "Schedule call", choose the date, time and when you want to receive the notification and send it to the contact. This must be accepted for the programming to take place.

Schedule Calls

We commented at the beginning that these two functions are available in Skype 8.52, so if you use Skype on your mobile, check out the App Store and Google Play let's see if you have the new version available. Still, it should be said that we have been able to access the dark mode and call scheduling in Skype 8.51 on Android (August 2019 version).



  • Developer: Skype
  • Price: Free
  • Download it at: Google Play
  • Download it at: App Store
  • Category: Communication

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