Skype Preview for Android Now Lets You Send, Receive SMS Messages on PC or Mac

Skype for Android has received a brand-new update that brings the capability to let you send and get text directly on your PC or Mac. The upgrade leverages the ‘SMS Connect’ feature that begins gadgets running Android 8.1 Oreo and above to assist you read and reply to the messages you’ve gotten on your Android gadget directly from your PC or Mac. The upgrade that is currently a part of the current Skype Preview develop (variation 8.29.76) is likewise stated to include the feature to tape-record your voice calls without using any third-party app.

The SMS Connect function was at first limited to the default Messages app on Android 8.1 Oreo and was developed to get SMS messages on Chromebooks. However, Microsoft has actually now obviously leveraged the same function to allow SMS integration through Skype on desktops running Windows and macOS. The function is initially available on the current Skype Preview for Android, as identified by WindowsBlogItalia. It lets you utilize Skype on your PC or Mac to check out and reply to the SMS messages you’ve received on your Android device. Once you make it possible for the SMS Connect function, Skype will be set as your default SMS app.

In addition to the ability to send out and receive SMS messages to PC or Mac, the updated Skype Preview allows you to send SMS messages utilizing Skype. This requires some balance in your Skype Credit to use the SMS functionality.

It is also reported that the brand-new Skype Preview for Android has actually consisted of the feature to let you tape voice calls using a devoted button. This makes it easier to tape all the crucial conversations you have over Skype. Soon, Skype is likewise stated to let you tape video calls without requiring any third-party software application.

You can download the updated Skype Preview on your Android device by checking out Google Play.

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