Skype - free IM & video calls APK

Version 8.54.0.91 - com.skype.raider
Last updated: 2019-11-14 15:08:54
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Skype - free IM & video calls apk

APP Information

Download Version 8.54.0.91 (1250086549)
Apk Size34.14 MB
App DeveloperSkype
Malware CheckTRUSTED
Install on Android6.0 and up
App Packagecom.skype.raider.apk
MD51815343e90232fed3865814468090a25
Rate4.32
Website http://www.skype.com

Download Skype - free IM & video calls 8.54.0.91 APK

App Description

Skype - free IM & video calls is skype,raider,communication, content rating is Everyone (PEGI-3). This app is rated 4.32 by 1683 users who are using this app. To know more about the company/developer, visit Skype website who developed it. com.skype.raider.apk apps can be downloaded and installed on Android 6.0 and higher Android devices. The Latest Version of 8.54.0.91 Available for download. Download the app using your favorite browser and click Install to install the application. Please note that we provide both basic and pure APK files and faster download speeds than Skype - free IM & video calls APK Mirror. This app APK has been downloaded 14310266+ times on store. You can also download com.skype.raider APK and run it with the popular Android Emulators.

Free calls to friends and family

Skype lets you place free voice and video calls to other Skype users, or, for a small charge, voice calls to landlines and mobile numbers. Further, the refreshed app sports a new interface with a focus on messaging, making it easier than ever to fire up a chat.

Most of the changes are related to the chat screen, which has been split into three tabs - Find, Chat, and Capture. The Find screen allows you to quickly share content from a variety of services without leaving Skype, such as searching for a GIF from GIPHY or finding a YouTube video. Microsoft is calling these services "add-ins," and more will continue to be added.

Moving onto the Chat tab, you can now add your reaction to specific messages in Skype, similar to Discord and Slack. Text bubbles can also have gradient backgrounds, just like middle school PowerPoint presentations.

Finally, the Capture tab has a viewfinder for taking photos and video. Once you're done recording, you can annotate the screen with text, emojis, and drawings. A new cool feature is called 'Highlights'.

Skype features Skype to Skype calls, group video calls, instant messaging, the option to call phone numbers and screen sharing. 

App ChangeLog

  • We're listening to your feedback and working hard to improve Skype. Here's what's new:
  • - Support for Android call intents – tapping on any phone number in your browser (or other apps) will now give you an option to make the call with Skype using Skype Credit.
  • - Stability and reliability improvements.

App Screens

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Reviews From google play store

Last update made chatting impossible. There's a continuous issue with message and notification delivery if skype is open on a PC. Ok for calls, althou not always reliable 100%, but text conversation now became really unusable. Doesn't even open the app correctly when pressing the notification. For whatever reason stopped showing in the current open apps list. So to answer a text message, I have to return to the home screen and press the app button. I feel more and more disappointed lately.


I loved Skype from the beginning, when it was fast, reliable and simple, easy to use. Then Microsoft had purchased it and started endless "improvements". They changed Skype to refuse working on Windows XP, cowardly, without straight explanation, forcing users to buy Windows 7 and later versions. Skype ended up being terribly bad in all aspects. Many people expressed their outrage, cursed it. Now it feels like it has either to die or improve, so they now - may be - listen... I wish them success.


Skype is one of the best apps out there and is vital for my life. I personally don't like that much the new update because when you are in group conversations, the cuadrants of the videos are pre-made and can't be combined as you wish. Also the blurring function is not always good because it does not always detect where is you face and it just blurr you out. I preferred the other version.


Nothing has changed, but I have to verify my account with a phone number I no longer have. So must make a new email to verify this with, but not via the app because that 'verify online' button doesn't work. I have to go to your website using your terrible mobile platform, to create a new email just to get connected with Skype. Over an hour later I have determined that it's not worth it. I will be spending the next hour switching everything I have that is Microsoft over to Google. Modernize.


In the first place, it's a little hard to test out a free trial when you don't let a person have an incoming phone number. In the second place, half the numbers I try to call, I get a recording telling me the person is using Robo Blocker and my number has now been blocked. on the rare occasion I get through, the call quality is great. Very dissatisfied otherwise though.


Access to the webapp via Firefox is restricted (not just calls, the whole app). I've used Skype for many years to make VoIP and (paid) Skype-to-Phone calls but I can't support practices which go against the core principles of a open-web. It's a shame since the Android app has actually improved a lot in recent years, however there is also much more competition who don't arbitrarily block web browsers for no good reason.


Garbage, never shows notifications, drops calls constantly despite good connection, won't send messages until I restart the app, won't show I'm being called; resulting in me and the person calling both calling at the same time without either of us being able to answer. Also sometimes when it does show I'm being called it won't let me answer, either because it doesn't show the answer and hang up buttons, or because even though they're there they don't work, I'm moving to discord.


I am an online tutor and was looking for a reliable meeting app.This app does always the job it was created for. While other social app such as Line and Facebook also offer a video call option, I experienced a lot of connection issues while Skype has worked flawlessly so far. There are some neat options which comes in handy such as screen sharing, doing a poll, editing written messages, bookmarks and, most important to me, recording a lesson. 2 Thumbs up. Highly recommended.


I'm really bothered that there's no way to change or hide the Skype name I created when I was a kid. I'm stuck with it, and it's unprofessional. I tried creating a new MS account, then logging into Skype with the new Outlook email address, and now the Skype name is just complete gibberish, so that's utterly useless. Skype names need to be configurable or removed entirely. Oh, and there are ads. I guess I'll use any messenger other than Skype. 🤷🏾‍♂️


I love it when I get three missed calls, and I get notified while I'm in a call with that person. I love that I can't call my friends sometimes without their phones glitching like crazy. I love that I freeze for minutes on end, only for it to sync up for a second before freezing again. I love it all. How does this app only have one job, yet it's debatable the worse at doing that job


This application is having bug. Its confusing contacts with same first name and last name but different middle name, and displaying all those contacts under one contact address. You guys need to fix this issue. How can developers at Microsoft make such mistakes? You need to include middle name text field in the contact form of this application. These are the basic thing we learn when we start learning programming. I am shocked that nobody reported this bug before.


I have been using skype for so long, but i dont know what had happend to this app?? maybe because of updates etc??! Messages, contacts are all gone. It takes time to log-in, Can't even search a given name. Hope skype will find the solutions to fix this problems & issues. Microsoft where are u??


The app worked perfectly fine and then one day notifications randomly stopped. I can't receive then for messages or calls no matter how I change my settings in the app and on my phone. My phone's settings don't even recognize that I had used the app. I logged in and out AND uninstalled and reinstalled it but still no luck. It's incredibly frustrating.


It's Skype, which has pretty nice features for a call client, including translator (very cool) conference calls, video chat, and status posts. The only issue I have is that my microphone will deactivate during voice calls at random, requiring me to unplug and plug in the headset. The mute/unmute button has no effect.


I'm a very old user of Skype, probably more than 10 years. Since I've changed my phone for a S10+, looks people on the other side can't hear me anymore. Already checked all app permissions, reinstalled, tested with echo service, but nothing solved my problem. I believe it's a bug or some incompatibility. Please fix it.


Skype is overall a wonderful tool for communicating especially to foreign countries. I hadn't used it in about 3 years and just re-installed it. It seemed to be more confusing and complex to access my app and accounts. Someone said this is because Microsoft took over. That I don't know, but it's not quite as simple as it used to be.


Present Skype is the example on how to destroy a successful App. The navigation is really poor. The creation of well organised contacts is not possible. The screen gets dark while calling and makes complicate any conversation. The speaker icon is gone, so the sound is impractical too low.


Web camera is not working, it is showing black window. I have Cubot X20 Pro, and it is the only app with compatibility issues with my phone. Rest of the apps are working just fine like Viber, Whatsup, Duo, WeChat etc. They need to fix this and make the app to adapt all devices. it is not a coincidence that all the rest of the apps are working fine! There is also another issue on the same device that I need all the time to login with my credentials whenever I close it and opening the app again


Paid for Skype number... Do I SERIOUSLY have to buy credit to dial phone numbers anyway?? I love Microsoft and pretty much exclusively use their merchandise and software. I'm disappointed that credit is so expensive for dialing non Skype phones. Kind of a foolish business strategy when there are so many free apps that give you a number + unlimited calling. It's swell that I can receive calls with the Skype number. But I should be able to dial, too.


The Skype app is very well done! (I say this as someone who has been in all phases of app development since, believe it or not, the late 1960s.) You won't find many other applications up to these standards. But now, Microsoft is in the way, so expect some confusion, in the future.


I am very happy with Skype. We've been together long time, like 10 years. I can call anytime, anywhere. Usually , once a year I buy a credit around 20 €. It's enough and I pay fraction of cents to call landlines in other countries. Thank you.


On Android 5.1 the skype microphone has stopped working on the latest up date. Skype appears to fail to recognise the internal microphone. Other apps work with microphone so hardware is ok. Factory reset of tablet and reinstall of all apps failed to fix the problem. Problem fixed by installing earlier version of skype ver 8.15.0.417, feb 2019.


If Skype can upgrade a couple functions like WhatsApp, that d be great. Like: show if a message/voice is seen/heard by the recipient? And to show how long a voice message is. If that can be done, let me know, I will upgrade my rating. : )


The stupidest messanger ever. Works extremely slowly as 15 years ago. One of the most illogical interface and bunch of useless functions, but cannot find the most needed option as Edit contact. One star! But if possible to rate you less, I would do that :)


I found the app verry usefull for if let's say, a friend or relitive were to go on a trip. Useing Skype I would be able to video call them from a different city,country,or even continent. Skype allows me to conect with people under no cost which I think is amazing.


From earlier I think the backend has improved a lot and it shows. The call quality is excellent for Skype to phone which is a huge plus for a platform like this. Have been using this to call multiple countries - and everything works exactly as advertised.


Why doesn't Skype allow us to use our own notification tone. It's been very long since this feature should have been made available. In crowded places the Skype notification is so easy to miss, it's almost as good as silent mode. Can you guys please look into it...


This used to be THE app for video calling. Now it is years behind in reliability, convenience, and features. Pick anything else: zoom, signal, telegram...and you will have much better time.


I've been using for d past 5 yrs, one of the must have app in my phone & PC, but the new versions won't display the whole filename in the chat window, pls don't concat the filename, present setup makes us hard to find a specific file in the chat window, tnx


Latest releases make it impossible to answer incoming calls. App rings with round circle flashing with incoming contacts name but there is no answer button. Only a red call hangup button. Come on Microsoft, how can this get through you quality control?


I Like it so much. I just would like to ask to see why is not possible to share the screen by Mobile. Because on Computer is possible but by Mobile isn't. But after all it's a great tool.


I love this app you can see my grandkids like if they were in the same room with me. Just makes me closer to them I feel that too bad you know you can't speak on TV and they can see you because you get the whole picture the way things are going as I hope that you guys can continue the good work and that's awesome the way technology is moving ahead I praise everybody and Bob and I hope that you guys keep up the good work


Can't even sign in and if you do, it will just load for so long you couldn't even check your messages. Ever since the update, the app sucks. Sigh, hoping it can be fix.


This application is very user friendly Good quality of calling No issues of messages But just wanted a request i use this application in my office to contact with clients more than personal chat i have a lot of groups so at times i get confused which is what for our benefit plz divied both into groups and personal chat i am sure others will agree with me Thanx


Rather like Longfellow's little girl, when it is good it is very good indeed, but when it is bad it is horrid. If Microsoft would just leave it alone, instead of tinkering with it continuously, it would be much better I think.


I use this app to talk to friends who live in other states. I gave it three stars because of some it's thing . Be sure to use this app alot your it won't connect and nothing will load.


Me and my boyfriend live far away from ech other so we ues this ever night to keep in contacted! It really easy to use and yes all time series problems with sounds all the cameras not working but overall it works pretty well.


Most recent version crashes phone interface when a text is received in app while on a regular phone call. Everything freezes. Not able to navigate away from call screen or even within call app.


I used Skype years ago so over that time I've forgotten all of the information needed to log on. After deciding to try it one more time I realize it's simply too ridiculous to try to navigate. Uninstalling and will never use again! Microsoft is just awful.


Probably the best free video chatting app between Android and iPhone. Beats Messenger, Duo, and Viber! Skype has the least amount of lag. All the other apps have terrible lag and never connect well!


Updated the app because they are claiming for improvements but when logged back in, my chats are gone and it just keeps loading with a prompt of "connecting..." And it's just like that, not doing anything. Can no longer use the app.


Wonderful most of the time. Problems with connection usually happen because of internet. Grateful to have it. It helps me staying in touch with family and friends around the wirld.


I cannot attend calls. If i click the green camera button or the grey phone button during an incoming call ringing, nothing happens and the phone continues ringing. (Xiaomi Redmi, latest update of Skype)


New Skype update and all hell has broken loose...constant freezing..have to restart to fix...several times a day...logs me out...I don't want to log out every time I leave the app! What's going on now?


Interaction with phone calls, and buggy windows operation give it 3 stars. When it wirks, it works well, but its very microsoft (unfinished and unthought out) in its implementation


Best way to call utilities companies (or car rentals etc..) from your mobile, in Italy, Portugal and Spain without being charged an arm and a leg!!! Kudos to Skype!


I would prefer if it better integrates with the phone book, i.e. that I can select from my phone book to route a call through Skype... The interface is also a bit messy.


The best and most stable app for making calls. I rarely have issues with Skype compared to apps like Messenger and Whatsapp. Skype almost never fails, always clear and even if connection is poor Skype hangs on to the call.


It's perfect when you don't have mobile coverage but have internet. Not a difference between regular call and Skype call in that case. Thanks


Ever since last update the "status" is always automatically reverts to "Active" regardless how many times you switch it to "Invisible", "Away" or even "Do not dusturb". Definitely a new bug introduced.


Interface does not feel native, more like a web browser wrapped in an app. Opening Skype takes seconds even with a new device, and notifications are inconsistently delivered.


There is a bug. Speaker gets activated at call end ( my side / opposite side ) and the call ends with a loud beep. It doesn't happen with Skype Lite only, the same issue is there in Skype preview aswell.


Skype has been a useful app to me over the years being able to call people over video to dialling landlines in other countries I'm happy I came across it when I most needed it. Thank you SKYPE


I love it so very much! It's good to be able to see my love ones who is out of State. Only down fall is I can hardly hear them through the app itself.


Hard to set up. There should be a warning that the code has several numbers. Should be made simpler for seniors. This is crazy!


Works fine, but I have always had use earphones to hear anything. To be fair, I haven't tried with my newest equipment.


Since I travel so much going from country to country not having an active phone number. It aloud me to make need phone call without having to buy a plan or pre paid phone min. I use this app offten and I LOVE it.


Very good apps, especially good for talking outside, but everything seems clear, no problem, at least it's enjoy to use it.


Works as it should. Call quality varies, but mostly stable, clear, and consistent. Would be nice if you didn't have to pay for a Skype number.


Its crazy how Google duo is 128 megabytes and runs like total shite .. but this little 35 megabyte app is crisp and smooth, for the most part .. 5 stars, love Skype .. would recommend ..


Old and reliable. Sounds while establishing the call are too loud, especially if you are using headphones.


All of the sudden the chat history was gone. Did uninstall and reinstall the app but still the same.its been like this for a week now. Care to fix this please?


Have 15 pound skype credit but it wants me to buy more credit to make a call!!!! Amazing how Microsoft had totally f****ed up something that worked perfectly.


One of the most helpful apps to.make quality calls home. Skype stands out when it comes to quality of the call.


Its ok. But doesnt show notifications when Ive "allowed" for them to show. Has issues with connection...its slow or just wont. When it works its just ok.


Good app, easy to use to with no bugs found till now. The video quality is up to the mark.


Great video and sound. The odd hiccup, but mostly due to network issues on either end. Easy interface and ability to connect. Great app!


There is some glitch with this app. It duplicates contacts number of times. E.x. same number with same name i have 30 times each, in my phone contact book with skype logo.


Always works so well. Gets rid of the stress of needing a sim overseas to make calls when you can just buy a cheap subscription. They also offer free trials too


This is awesome my calling is amazing usually when you call and you are close with who your calling with it makes a loud sound but now it doesn't because Skype!


After logging in (I don't even know if my credentials are correct) it spins indefinitely without any further feedback.


Locked out Why my account is being locked out again and again and then I need to unlock it from browser, but it is happening every day with me, please fix it


If you go in away mode or do not disturb, it just puts you back in available automatically. It's completely unusable. People think you're there when you're not.


Clear sound. No connection breakage. Connected to phone contact so ease in calling someone. Good coustomer care chat support. Free one month trial.


very good app, I highly recommed iþ to you. you can use some free offers that they give to thair customers for calling through app to a person that may not have internet. call out


Nice... app . I use it for my online Tabla class. I have a many students in Germany, Holland, canada,Nepal and obviously in india. No disturbance. Good sound quality. I like it


Skype translation is not working properly. Kindly fix the problem at your earliest. It's killing my Skype experience.


The video call started out with problems of poor.connection after poor connection but about 3 minutes into the call it finally cleaned up both the video and audio.


Very good clear voice. Could improve finding your way around as some useful information is hidden in tiny print.


very good communication very good video quality. Great clear conversation. So happy to talk friends, relatives. I enjoy video calling too much.


Cannot even use bluetooth earpiece with Skype. I've read on their community website that they need the model in order to have it compatible, but funny. All bluetooth earpieces use same protocol, what's there to make compatible? Many users are having same issue and seems that MS does not care. Apart from that, I still prefer to use Skype compared to other software for its ease of use, just lacking settings to change what to do with it.


It drains my battery completely. Sometimes it won't show when a contact is online. It sucks at sending photos. The interface is not as convinient to use as it used to be. I've been using Skype for over a decade and have been greatly disappointed ever since Microsoft have bought it.


Since adding a service on 26 Nov I have had problems and today (02/12/2019) sent several messages yet heard from no one, feeling frustrated.


I am using skype for couple of years, I am using paid services like skype credit as well to call India from abroad. From last few weeks, I am hearing skype ring tone while I am dialing any mobile number in India. I don't want to hear your ringtone when I am using a paid service. More disgusting is, we are not permitted to disable this. So please resolve this issue immediately. I will give you 5 star rating once done.


Video and call quality is always a little suspect but it's a free app so no big deal. When my text chat starts acting up, though it's out of hand. I've been in a group of 6 people on chat for 5+ years, and now whenever I open the app, Skype shows me the convo before it kicks me out of said convo with no recourse. I'm still listed in the chat so I cant be added back. My friends have been dealing with similar issues, please fix


An amazing way of making video calls for free. Video and voice are both clear enough for successful communication


I love Skype♥️. It has helped me so much with my online studies. Both video and audio calls are super clear. Thanks to the developers👍🏾


Skype is still the best. Especially with the option of making calls directly to phone lines, and the possibility of creating your own phone number.


It starts slow and the proximity sensor doesn't work for incoming calls, but I like the design


Embarrassingly bad, doesn't work for communicating. App does not display last line of some multi-line messages. There is no indication that the message is truncated, which can lead to significant misunderstandings when messages are displayed partially and not in their entirety (e.g., "Your application was received"[truncated] vs. "Your application was received but you forgot to sign it").


I hope this update allows me to delete my Skype call list ! Not tried this update, as I have just downloaded it. Prior to the last update, I had complete control over my Skype history. Project to project, I am interacting with many people, who, once the project is finished, I have no need to contact. I do not want a redundant phone book, on my phone ( Galaxy J 7 ) So, a fix will be greatly appreciated. Thanks


For people from the USA who are planning to travel overseas and who will need to call US landlines and cellphones, Skype is indispensible. Skype can save you literally thousands of dollars in roaming fees that you would otherwise pay if you used your US carrier overseas instead of Skype's Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). For $6.99 per month, you can buy unlimitted calls to landlines and cell phones in the USA, and then call the USA from anywhere in the world. This is an excellent deal.


The update won't allow me to do anything fix it right the first time and maybe you won't need to constantly have updates am i the only one who understands that?


I love Skype. I get to see my family and friends that are far from me whenever I want. I have tried other apps but in my opinion Skype is the best.


Great application, really helpful to communicate with the team in all around the world.


Useful app. It's Integrated with my email (Microsoft account Outlook website). Though the android app version is lagging very badly.


Most times, call and video quality are great. Once in a while there's a bad connection...


Iv never seen before, it is really great for voice and quality, I advice people that want to call free and low price use Skype, thanks


My calls were clear, and I had no problem getting through. I can make outgoing calls. Pretty good for free.


Terrible video. You need to update quality. Connection. Everything.


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Permissions

requires following permissions on your android device.

android.permission.ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION
android.permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION
android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
android.permission.ACCESS_WIFI_STATE
android.permission.AUTHENTICATE_ACCOUNTS
android.permission.BLUETOOTH
android.permission.BROADCAST_STICKY
android.permission.CALL_PHONE
android.permission.CAMERA
android.permission.CHANGE_NETWORK_STATE
android.permission.CHANGE_WIFI_STATE
android.permission.DISABLE_KEYGUARD
android.permission.DOWNLOAD_WITHOUT_NOTIFICATION
android.permission.FOREGROUND_SERVICE
android.permission.GET_ACCOUNTS
android.permission.GET_TASKS
android.permission.INTERNET
android.permission.MANAGE_ACCOUNTS
android.permission.MODIFY_AUDIO_SETTINGS
android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE
android.permission.READ_PROFILE
android.permission.READ_SYNC_SETTINGS
android.permission.READ_SYNC_STATS
android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
android.permission.RECORD_AUDIO
android.permission.REQUEST_INSTALL_PACKAGES
android.permission.SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW
android.permission.USE_CREDENTIALS
android.permission.USE_FINGERPRINT
android.permission.USE_FULL_SCREEN_INTENT
android.permission.VIBRATE
android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
android.permission.WRITE_CONTACTS
android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
android.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
android.permission.WRITE_SYNC_SETTINGS
com.amazon.device.messaging.permission.RECEIVE
com.anddoes.launcher.permission.UPDATE_COUNT
com.google.android.c2dm.permission.RECEIVE
com.google.android.finsky.permission.BIND_GET_INSTALL_REFERRER_SERVICE
com.google.android.gms.permission.ACTIVITY_RECOGNITION
com.htc.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
com.htc.launcher.permission.UPDATE_SHORTCUT
com.huawei.android.launcher.permission.CHANGE_BADGE
com.majeur.launcher.permission.UPDATE_BADGE
com.sec.android.provider.badge.permission.READ
com.sec.android.provider.badge.permission.WRITE
com.skype.raider.permission.ACCOUNT
com.skype.raider.permission.C2D_MESSAGE
com.skype.raider.permission.RECEIVE_ADM_MESSAGE
com.sonyericsson.home.permission.BROADCAST_BADGE
android.hardware.camera
android.hardware.faketouch
android.hardware.screen.portrait
approximate location (network-based)
Allows the app to get your approximate location. This location is derived by location services using network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi. These location services must be turned on and available to your device for the app to use them. Apps may use this to determine approximately where you are.

precise location (GPS and network-based)
Allows the app to get your precise location using the Global Positioning System (GPS) or network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi. These location services must be turned on and available to your device for the app to use them. Apps may use this to determine where you are, and may consume additional battery power.

view network connections
Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

view Wi-Fi connections
Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.

create accounts and set passwords
Allows the app to use the account authenticator capabilities of the AccountManager, including creating accounts and getting and setting their passwords.

pair with Bluetooth devices
Allows the app to view the configuration of the Bluetooth on the phone, and to make and accept connections with paired devices.

send sticky broadcast
Allows the app to send sticky broadcasts, which remain after the broadcast ends. Excessive use may make the phone slow or unstable by causing it to use too much memory.

directly call phone numbers
Allows the app to call phone numbers without your intervention. This may result in unexpected charges or calls. Note that this doesn't allow the app to call emergency numbers. Malicious apps may cost you money by making calls without your confirmation.

take pictures and videos
Allows the app to take pictures and videos with the camera. This permission allows the app to use the camera at any time without your confirmation.

change network connectivity
Allows the app to change the state of network connectivity.

connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi
Allows the app to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points and to make changes to device configuration for Wi-Fi networks.

disable your screen lock
Allows the app to disable the keylock and any associated password security. For example, the phone disables the keylock when receiving an incoming phone call, then re-enables the keylock when the call is finished.

download files without notification
Allows the app to download files through the download manager without any notification being shown to the user.

GET ACCOUNTS
Allows access to the list of accounts in the Accounts Service.

find accounts on the device
Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the phone. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.

retrieve running apps
Allows the app to retrieve information about currently and recently running tasks. This may allow the app to discover information about which applications are used on the device.

full network access
Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.

change your audio settings
Allows the app to modify global audio settings such as volume and which speaker is used for output.

read your contacts
Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you've called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific individuals. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.

read the contents of your SD card
Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

read phone state
Allows read only access to phone state, including the phone number of the device, current cellular network information, the status of any ongoing calls, and a list of any PhoneAccounts registered on the device.

read your own contact card
Allows the app to read personal profile information stored on your device, such as your name and contact information. This means the app can identify you and may send your profile information to others.

read sync settings
Allows the app to read the sync settings for an account. For example, this can determine whether the People app is synced with an account.

read sync statistics
Allows an app to read the sync stats for an account, including the history of sync events and how much data is synced.

run at startup
Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.

record audio
Allows the app to record audio with the microphone. This permission allows the app to record audio at any time without your confirmation.

draw over other apps
Allows the app to draw on top of other applications or parts of the user interface. They may interfere with your use of the interface in any application, or change what you think you are seeing in other applications.

use accounts on the device
Allows the app to request authentication tokens.

control vibration
Allows the app to control the vibrator.

prevent phone from sleeping
Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.

modify your contacts
Allows the app to modify the data about your contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you've called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific contacts. This permission allows apps to delete contact data.

modify or delete the contents of your SD card
Allows the app to write to the SD card.

modify system settings
Allows the app to modify the system's settings data. Malicious apps may corrupt your system's configuration.

toggle sync on and off
Allows an app to modify the sync settings for an account. For example, this can be used to enable sync of the People app with an account.

receive data from Internet
Allows apps to accept cloud to device messages sent by the app's service. Using this service will incur data usage. Malicious apps could cause excess data usage.

activity recognition
Allows an app to receive periodic updates of your activity level from Google, for example, if you are walking, driving, cycling, or stationary.

Certificate

Certificate Issuer:C:GB, OU:Mobile Client, L:London, O:Skype, CN:Skype
Certificate Subject:C:GB, OU:Mobile Client, L:London, O:Skype, CN:Skype

Activities

com.skype4life.MainActivity
com.facebook.react.devsupport.DevSettingsActivity
net.hockeyapp.android.UpdateActivity
net.hockeyapp.android.FeedbackActivity
com.google.android.gms.common.api.GoogleApiActivity
com.facebook.ads.AudienceNetworkActivity
com.facebook.ads.internal.ipc.RemoteANActivity
net.hockeyapp.android.PaintActivity
net.hockeyapp.android.LoginActivity
net.hockeyapp.android.ExpiryInfoActivity
com.microsoft.office.lensactivitycore.OfficeLensActivity
com.microsoft.office.lensactivitycore.ProcessActivity
com.microsoft.office.lensactivitysdk.LensSplashActivity

Providers

android.support.v4.content.FileProvider
com.imagepicker.FileProvider
com.facebook.ads.AudienceNetworkContentProvider
com.google.firebase.provider.FirebaseInitProvider

Services

com.skype.slimcore.calling.RNCallingService
com.skype.slimcore.screenshare.ScreenShareNotificationService
com.skype.callmonitor.CallMonitorService
com.skype4life.syncadapter.AccountService
com.microsoft.react.push.gcm.MessageListenerService
com.microsoft.react.push.gcm.RegistrationService
com.microsoft.react.push.gcm.InstanceIDService
com.microsoft.react.push.PushHandlingService
com.microsoft.react.push.BackgroundActionService
com.microsoft.react.push.adm.ADMMessageHandler
com.microsoft.react.push.IncomingCallService
com.microsoft.urlrequest.RNUrlRequestService
com.skype.sharetoapp.directshare.DirectShareChooserTargetService
com.google.firebase.messaging.FirebaseMessagingService
com.google.firebase.components.ComponentDiscoveryService
com.google.android.gms.measurement.AppMeasurementService
com.google.android.gms.measurement.AppMeasurementJobService
com.google.firebase.iid.FirebaseInstanceIdService
com.facebook.ads.internal.ipc.AdsProcessPriorityService
com.facebook.ads.internal.ipc.AdsMessengerService
com.microsoft.tokenshare.TokenSharingService

Receivers

com.skype.campaignreceiver.CampaignReceiver
com.microsoft.react.push.LocalScheduledNotificationReceiver
com.microsoft.react.push.PushReceiver
com.microsoft.react.push.adm.ADMPushMessageReceiver
com.adjust.sdk.AdjustReferrerReceiver
com.google.android.gms.measurement.AppMeasurementReceiver
com.google.android.gms.measurement.AppMeasurementInstallReferrerReceiver
com.google.firebase.iid.FirebaseInstanceIdReceiver

Interesting Strings

http://
http://schemas.android.com/apk/res-auto
http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android
http://www.android.com/
https://
https://app-measurement.com/a
https://app.adjust.com
https://au.pipe.aria.microsoft.com/Collector/3.0/
https://de.pipe.aria.microsoft.com/Collector/3.0/
https://eu.pipe.aria.microsoft.com/Collector/3.0/
https://jp.pipe.aria.microsoft.com/Collector/3.0/
https://mobile.pipe.aria.microsoft.com/Collector/3.0/
https://oneclient.sfx.ms/mobile/ts_configuration.jwt
https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/gen_204?id=gmob-apps
https://pipe.int.trafficmanager.net/Collector/3.0/
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=%s
https://plus.google.com/
https://rink.hockeyapp.net/api/2/apps/
https://us.pipe.aria.microsoft.com/Collector/3.0/
https://www.facebook.com/adnw_logging/
https://www.google.com
https://www.googleapis.com/auth/games
https://www.googleapis.com/auth/games_lite

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