July Releases of Skype for Business apps

The Skype for Business client teams were busy in July, and we released monthly updates on all platforms.  Follow the links below for details of features and fixes included in the releases.

 

Skype for Business apps for Windows

 

 

Skype for Business for Mac

 

  • Version 16.19 of the app was released on July 13, and details are available here.
  • Customers using Skype for Business 2015 Server can also improve the experience for Mac users by installing the July, 2018 cumulative update which includes many changes that enable functionality for Skype for Business for Mac.

 

Skype for Business for iOS

 

Version 6.21 of the iOS app was released to the App Store on July 20.  This update includes the following improvements:

 

  • Quickly rejoin meetings on cellular network when WiFi is lost
  • Add button to rejoin dropped VoIP call by dialing in from mobile number
  • Allow users upgraded to Teams to sign in to get the full Skype for Business meeting experience
  • Fix to allow starting video in a call from certain Polycom devices
  • Fix to allow user upgraded to Teams from joining Skype for Business meetings
  • Update text and link to the privacy statement

 

Skype for Business for Android

 

Version 6.21 of the Android app was released to the Play Store on July 10.  The update includes the following improvements:

 

  • Allow users upgraded to Teams to sign in to get the full Skype for Business meeting experience
  • Updated Google SDK to optimize for security and performance
  • Fix for users in Germany to sign in
  • Fix the layout of the Participants list of a meeting
  • Fix to show Meeting Join Audio Option dialog box before joining a meeting
  • Fix ability to add and remove a contact using the contact card
  • Fixes for app crashes
  • Update text and link to the privacy statement

 

We encourage everyone to stay up to date with the latest app releases to have the best experience with Skype for Business.  Thank you for using Skype for Business!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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