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This article was published on August 18, 2015

Skype for Android brings back 2001 with personalized ringtones

Skype for Android brings back 2001 with personalized ringtones
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Skype for Android is getting a small update today that’s bringing back memories of 2001: you can now set custom ringtones for your contacts.

To try out the feature, head into a conversation with a contact, tap on the lower right, and click on “select custom ringtone.” It’s an old school feature, but we’re sure someone will find it useful.

There are a couple of other small features to make the client a bit more useful. For example, you can now tap and hold on an image inside a conversation and select ‘Forward photo’ to share the image with another contact.

Skype’s also gone and changed avatar colors in group chats to help tell various groups of people apart.

You can try the features by downloading the latest version of Skype for Android from the Google Play Store now.

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