In this preview version, you'll get all the Skype features that people have come to love – such as free video and voice calling, sending instant messages and text messages, sharing photos, videos and files, and calling to landlines and mobiles all over the world at Skype's low rates.
Please do remember that this release is still in preview state, which means that the experiences are not quite finalised, but we think you'll be impressed. The preview already offers all the Skype features BlackBerry10 users have been looking forward to.
Skype has been working very closely with BlackBerry to bring the Skype for Android app to the BlackBerry 10 platform, in order to bring all the amazing Skype features to the device. When you start using the app, you'll see that the UI has been adjusted to make it look great on the Q10 display, and that it's super easy to connect with your friends and family, as Skype contacts are automatically added to your phonebook when you sign in to Skype on your device. What's more, all your Skype notifications – including incoming chat, file transfer, contact invite requests and the like – are automatically visible in the BlackBerry Hub.
The Skype app is available from today for BlackBerry Q10 users.
You can download Skype to your Q10 phone from BlackBerry World now. As BlackBerry and your operator will make the new BlackBerry 10.1 operating system available on the BlackBerry Z10 in the near future, BlackBerry Z10 owners will also be able to enjoy Skype.