Skype is rolling out a brand new replace throughout all units and it consists of the flexibility to blur background throughout video calls on Skype for Android customers. The background blur function has been accessible for iOS in addition to desktop customers for some time now, and Android customers are lastly getting it with the Skype eight.68 replace. The replace additionally improves the customized response picker and fixes a slew of different points for desktop, Android, and iOS customers.
In its launch notes on the Microsoft boards, the Skype crew has confirmed that Skype eight.68 is rolling out for all units i.e. Home windows, Linux, Net, Android, iPhone, and iPad. The discharge notes verify that Skype for Android is getting the background blur function, virtually two years after its first rollout to desktop customers in February 2019. iOS customers bought the function in July final 12 months, based on a report by 9to5Mac, and Android customers are the final ones to get it. Microsoft has additionally up to date its assist web page to incorporate Skype for Android assist for background blur.
Microsoft says that Skype for Android customers want their units to run on Android 6.zero and above for this function to work seamlessly. Because the title suggests, the background blur function places the realm behind a person out of focus, enabling customers to cover their background throughout video calls. To make use of this function on Skype for Android, click on on the three dots Extra menu throughout a name and allow the Blur my background possibility.
Skype for iPhone and iPad customers additionally will get some enhancements to the Share extension with assist for darkish theme and total efficiency enhancement within the newest model eight.68. The replace additionally brings enhancements to the customized response picker, to allow quick access to extra reactions on Skype. The Skype replace for iOS additionally consists of bug fixes, comparable to digital cameras on MacOS X not working and lacking sound in voice messages for some customers. Efficiency points with the emoji picker have been mounted as nicely, and over stability enhancements have additionally been added, as per the discharge notes.
The corporate says that the brand new options will likely be rolling out regularly over the subsequent couple of days.