70points

Microsoft Teams

75points

Skype

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Skype
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49 facts in comparison

Microsoft Teams vs Skype

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Skype

Why is Microsoft Teams better than Skype?

  • Has end-to-end encryption
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  • Can be personalised
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  • You can switch off notifications
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  • You can send your location
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  • Receive messages when offline
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  • The app is business oriented
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  • Exports to email
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  • Has push notifications option
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Why is Skype better than Microsoft Teams?

  • It uses “two-way opt-in”
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  • You can send a contact stamp
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  • Shows when a user was last active
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  • 0.3 higher rating on Google Play
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    4vs3.7
  • Has image preview
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  • Contact any app user
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  • 16 more languages supported
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    38vs22
  • Can capture photos
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General info

1.Available on PC
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Skype
These services are ideal if you want to use the app while sat down at your computer, as well as on-the-go.
2.Free app
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You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
3.Ad-free
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Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
4.Can be personalised
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You can personalize the appearance of the app - for example, choosing a different theme or colors.
5.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
6.Tablet-optimised
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There is a tablet-optimised version of the app available. This gives a much better user experience than using an app designed for a phone on a tablet.

Users

1.rating on Google Play

3.7

4

The app has a higher rating on Google Play, showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.
2.rating on Apple's App Store

4

4.4

The app has a higher rating on Apple’s App Store. The rating measures the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The score ranges from 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest).

Contacts

1.It uses “two-way opt-in”
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Skype
This means that you have to add or accept contacts before being able to message. It prevents strangers sending you unwanted messages.
2.You can send a contact stamp
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Skype
You can quickly and conveniently forward a person’s contact details on. This is a lot easier than finding their number and typing it into a message.
3.Has existing contacts integration
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This means you can easily access and communicate with contacts from your existing phonebook.
4.Contact any app user
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You can browse and contact any of your fellow app users.
5.Has favorite contacts
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With favorite contacts you have quick access to the people who you communicate with most.

Messaging features

1.Shows that someone is typing
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You can see when someone is typing a reply, which can prevent confusion.
2.Has “message seen” notification
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Skype
You can see when someone has opened your message, so you know whether or not it has been read yet.
3.Has two-way video chat
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Skype
You can have a one-on-one conversation with video.
4.Send audio voice clips
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You can send a pre-recorded voice message.
5.Shows when a user was last active
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You can see the activity history – e.g., “User last active yesterday at 9:30.”
6.Has the option to delete message history
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You can delete past messages, for example if they contain confidential or private information.

Content sharing

1.You can send documents
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You can send documents using the app.
2.Syncs to the cloud
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Your data is synced to the cloud, making it easier to access across different devices and making sure it is always backed up in case you lose your device.
3.Has search option
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If you need to find something specific, you can search your data for certain keywords.
4.Has image preview
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You can see a small thumbnail of an image before opening it.
5.You can send music files
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You can share music files with your friends.
6.You can send videos
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You can send videos with the app.

Security

1.You do not need a SIM card to log in
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The app is not connected to your phone number, so you can use it on devices such as tablets without needing a SIM card.
2.Has end-to-end encryption
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Skype
End-to-end encryption protects data between two communicating parties and ensures that only the intended receiver can access the unencrypted information.
3.Has privacy options
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You can change your privacy settings so that not all content is available for public viewing.

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