Technical Information Of Skype Application:
The additional information regarding the Skype application given below
|Initially Released On||29 August 2003|
|Windows UWP stable version||188.8.131.52|
|Windows UWP stable version released on||2 November 2020|
|macOS stable version||184.108.40.206|
|macOS stable version released on||2 November 2020|
|Windows desktop stable version||220.127.116.11|
|macOS stable version released on||13 November 2020|
|Linux stable version||18.104.22.168|
|Linux stable version released on||2 November 2020|
|Android stable version||22.214.171.124|
|Android stable version released on||2 November 2020|
|iOS stable version||126.96.36.199|
|iOS stable version released on||2 November 2020|
|Compatible With||Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS, Windows, Hololens, Xbox One|
|Available in||108 languages|
|Type of application||Video conferencing, VoIP and instant messaging|
|Languages Used||Delphi, Objective C, C++|
Permissions For Skype Application:
The permissions that a user needs to grant for the Skype application is as given below
- In-app purchases:
The app allows purchasing inside the application
- Device and app history:
The user has to permit the Skype application to read device sensitive data and the internal system state. The application also requires access to the web bookmarks, history and the data regarding the list of running apps.
- Cellular data settings:
The Skype application requires a permit to access the data regarding cellular data settings to connect with the internet connection.
Details regarding the identity to find accounts on the device required for the Skype application, it also requires the authentication over to read contact card, modify contact card.
The user has to grant the permissions to read device contacts and to modify.
The Skype application requires rights to read calendar events and confidential data. Retrieves the calendar events and send emails to guests without owner involvement.
The Skype application consists of a feature of share live location and current location so that it requires the access of approximate location to share the current location. It also requires extra location provider commands.
For transmission and receiving the messages, the Skype application requires permission to send, receive, and edit text messages.
The features of audio calls and video calls require access over the call log to read and write. The user has to provide access to reroute outgoing calls and make calls without user involvement
The Skype application supports sharing the multimedia messages; to do this, it requires authentication to read the contents of USB, modify and delete USB contents.
Access over the camera to take the picture and to record videos
To attend the audio call and video call it requires access to the device microphone
- Wi-fi connection information
The Skype application can connect with the internet through cellular data or Wi-Fi connection. To connect with Wi-Fi, it wants to retrieve the data regarding Wi-Fi information.
- Bluetooth connection information
For sharing the files through Bluetooth, it requires the information regarding the Bluetooth connections
- Wearable sensors
While using the application, it requires retrieving the information regarding the wearable sensors
- Device ID& call information
The device ID and call information accessed by Skype application to have control over the user, if any fraud happens.