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Skype for Business iOS App Updated with Lock Screen Support

Skype for Business iOS app

Updated Skype for Business iOS App

Microsoft has announced that it has updated the Skype for Business app on iOS. The update includes the usual performance improvements with the significant change of Microsoft use of Apple’s Call Kit. It lets you answer Skype for Business calls directly from the lockscreen. This implies that Skype for Business iOS app calls can work the same way as the native calling experience.

Lock Screen Support

With updated Skype for Business iOS app, you can now accept incoming calls directly from the lock screen. You are saved from the hassles of signing in and then launching the app to receive calls. The calls will behave as regular cellular calls and also shows caller’s name on the lock screen. You can access the app from calling interface with just one touch. The updated app shows the Skype for Business button right in the iOS screen for calls.

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Switch between calls effortlessly

The updated Skype for Business iOS app allows you to easily switch between calls across Skype for Business, your personal cellular line and other VoIP apps. Microsoft notes, “If you are in an important Skype for Business conversation and receive an incoming cellular call, you can send the second call to voicemail or put the Skype for Business call on hold to accept the incoming cellular call.”

Send incoming cellular calls to voicemails

You can now send incoming cellular calls to voicemails or can also put the Skype call on hold to accept the incoming cellular call. The integration with CallKit also comes with a range of built-in IT and user controls. Also, one can disable the CallKit integration as well.

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Update your Skype for Business app today from iTunes and benefit from the seamless integration with iOS CallKit new features.

What are your thoughts about these new features? Do you find them handy? Let us know in the comments!

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