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This article was published on August 12, 2014


Skype for modern Windows now lets you edit and remove messages, gets improvements to video messages

Skype for modern Windows now lets you edit and remove messages, gets improvements to video messages
Emil Protalinski
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Skype today updated its modern Windows app (read: Metro version) with the ability to edit messages and improvements to video messages. You can download the new release now directly from the Windows Store.

Here’s the Skype 3.1 for modern Windows changelog:

  • Having second thoughts? Edit or delete messages you just sent.
  • Get notifications and improved accessibility for video messages.

To edit or remove a message, just tap or right click it to highlight the text, and then select “edit message” or “remove message” as needed. You can remove multiple lines in sequence. Microsoft didn’t offer much detail for the second point other than saying video message notifications are now “more reliable” and video messages are “more accessible,” meaning these are mainly stability and user interface tweaks.

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