Welcome, Cortana, part of Skype 2.19 update for Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8!


A Skype update now available for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 integrates Cortana, Microsoft’s new digital personal assistant.

Now you can start Skype video and audio calls by simply asking Cortana something like “Skype, get Mom on the screen.” Cortana is currently available in the U.S. on Windows Phone 8.1.

The Skype update also has increased language support, from 19 to 51 languages, and improved notifications.

Download the update from the Windows Phone Store, and to learn more, head over to the Skype Garage & Updates blog.

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Suzanne Choney
Microsoft News Center Staff

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