Skype 6.6 for iPhone and iPad Brings Phone Number, Date and Address Detection, and Improved Multitasking

When we’re on our phones and tablets we’re often doing several things at once, from researching a holiday, planning nights out, sending emails or messaging friends – we switch in and out of the apps that help us get things done. Today we’re pleased to launch Skype 6.6 for iPhone and iPad, a new version that helps make multi-tasking with Skype a little bit easier.

Here’s what’s new:

Quickly set up calendar events, start calls and check locations directly from an instant message – In Skype 6.6, you’ll notice that phone numbers, addresses, times and dates are now highlighted. Simply tap on the highlighted text to start an action. A highlighted address will take you straight to Apple Maps and a highlighted phone number will open the Skype dialpad for you to immediately start a Skype call to a phone number (don’t forget to add some Skype credit to your account).

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Source: Skype