If Skype is the messenger you use, there’s more good news appearing to you. Microsoft announces the integration of Skype messaging feature into its webmail platform. The feature is now available to the global users. Users however are required to first download a web browser plug-in compatible with IE, Chrome, Firefox and now, Safari, browsers. Once downloaded, you can link your Skype account to the Outlook if already have an account. In case you don’t have a Skype account you can use your Microsoft account to log-in.
Once you have installed the plug-in you may place your favorite videos and audio calls right from your Outlook email inbox. Microsoft has also announced that support for HD video calling for PC users is now done for the users. Microsoft has also fixed earlier bugs that several users had experienced on occasions. They had been encountering errors while accepting calls and running outlook.com on the system at the same time.
The HD calling feature however is only compatible and working for the users who have HD displays, web cams, messaging clients, and broadband internet, Microsoft notes. Recently Microsoft had introduced Skype for Outlook.com in preview mode and for the selected markets. Now, this service stands available worldwide. The integration seems a straight competition to Google’s Gmail + Hangouts feature that is also a messaging and voice client in user’s inbox. Techies across the globe believe that this new arrangement will open new milestones both for Microsoft and Skype. Outlook itself enjoys a strong customer base of 4oo million users globally.
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