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Skype review: 44 facts and highlights

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77
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Why is Skype better than the average?

  • More estimated monthly users
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    300mvs156.85m
  • More languages supported
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    38vs15.6
  • Higher rating on the App Store
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    4.4vs3.92

General info

1.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.

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2.Available on PC
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These services are ideal if you want to use the app while sat down at your computer, as well as on-the-go.

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3.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

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4.Free app
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You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.

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5. smaller app size (Android app)
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The app requires less storage space on your device. A smaller size means there is more space on your device for other apps, as well as other data such as photos and music.

Best

TigerText Pro

3MB

16.4MB

6. smaller app size (iOS app)
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A smaller size means that the app will take up less space on your Apple device. This leaves more space for other apps, as well as other data such as photos and music.

Best

You & Me

0.2MB

30.5MB

Users

1.Higher rating on Google Play
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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.

Best

Troop Messenger

4.5

4

2. more estimated monthly users
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With more users it is likely that more people you know will use the app too.

Best

Snapchat

4500m

300m

3.Higher rating on the App Store
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The app has a higher rating on Apple’s App Store (rating from all versions), showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.

Best

Bat Messenger

5

4.4

Contacts

1.You can send a contact stamp
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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.

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2.It uses “two-way opt-in”
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This means that you have to add or accept contacts before being able to message. It prevents strangers sending you unwanted messages.

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3.Has existing contacts integration
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This means you can easily access and communicate with contacts from your existing phonebook.

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4.Contact any app user
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You can browse and contact any of your fellow app users.

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5.Has favorite contacts
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With favorite contacts you have quick access to the people who you communicate with most.

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Messaging features

1.Has “message seen” notification
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You can see when someone has opened your message, so you know whether or not it has been read yet.

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2.Shows that someone is typing
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You can see when someone is typing a reply, which can prevent confusion.

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3.Send audio voice clips
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You can send a pre-recorded voice message.

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4.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.

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5.Has two-way video chat
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You can have a one-on-one conversation with video.

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6.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.”

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Content sharing

1.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.

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2.You can send documents
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You can send documents using the app.

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3.Has search option
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If you need to find something specific, you can search your data for certain keywords.

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4. bigger maximum file size
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This is the biggest file size you are able to share. The higher the limit, the less restricted you are.

Best

Telegram Messenger

1500MB

32MB

5.Has image preview
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You can see a small thumbnail of an image before opening it.

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6.You can send videos
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You can send videos with the app.

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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.

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