Friday , October 20 2017

Skype is now enabled with Android Wear support

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Skype has announced via their blog that it latest update includes Android Wear support, enabling users to now use its app directly from your wrist.

The latest update, which brings the version of its messaging app to version 6.4, enables you to not only read but also reply to new messages on your wrist using pre-written responses or via the voice-to-text feature. Furthermore you can also reply with emojis as well.

The update also enables you to take calls from Skype directly from your Android Wear smartwatch, however this will direct you to obviously talk to people on Skype from your smartphone – not your smartwatch.

Skype has specifically announced that the following Android Wear smartwatches support the new update directly, such as the Moto 360, Huawei Watch, LG Watch Urbane and the ASUS ZenWatch – but it installed on a G Watch R and G Watch with no issues, so have at it.

The update is rolling out to users, however you can head over to Google Play to see if the update is available to you or if you wish to try out the newest Skype app and its newest features for yourself.

Skype - free IM & video calls
Skype - free IM & video calls
Developer: Skype
Price: Free
 
Source: Skype Blog.
Via: Engadget.

Alex Dennis   Journalist

By day, Alex works within the Industrial Relations field/occupation but by night and in his spare down time he searches the net for anything and everything relating to Android and Chrome related products and news.

Other various interests Alex has include, Accessible transport for people with disabilities along with LGBTIQ and Health related fields and interests for again for people with disabilities.

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vijay alapati
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vijay alapati

Off topic – can anyone confirm if you can connect the android wear watch to android phone when both are connected on wifi instead of bluetooth

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