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Skype Metro RTM release 1.0.0.128 available feature list - ThinkCentre, ThinkStation, ThinkPad, Idea Tablet, IdeaPad, IdeaCentre

Symptom

Skype Metro RTM release 1.0.0.128 is a limited feature version.  This is designed by Skype to not provide more features in the RTM version.  However, the user could upgrade to the GA version which will provide more functions as Skype commits.

Affected configurations

The above symptom is associated with, but not limited to, the following systems:

  • ThinkCentre
  • ThinkStation
  • ThinkPad
  • Idea Tablet
  • IdeaPad
  • IdeaCentre

The system is configured with:

  • Skype Metro 1.0.0.128

 

Applies To:

  • Microsoft Windows 8

Additional Information:

Available features in RTM version 1.0.0.128:

ARCHITECTURES X86
FORM FACTORS Landscape
LOGIN Skype ID
Login only
AUDIO 1:1
PSTN
Partial group participation
VIDEO 1:1
CHAT 1:1
Partial group participation
SMS 1:1
1 way
VIEWS Hub view:
-    Recent
-    Favorites
-    Suggestions
All history view
All people view
Conversation view:
-    Chatting
-    Calling
-    Favoriting
Dialer:
-    PSTN calling
-    Credit and subscription info
-    Recent calls
Me panel:
-    Edit mood
-    Edit presence
-    Link to account
NAVIGATION - Conversation switcher to quickly switch between chats
- In app call notifications for incoming and active calls

Additional features will be provided in a future GA version:

App Basics:

  • ARM
  • Accessibility

Microsoft Integration:

  • Microsoft account
  • Messenger chat
  • Snap support
  • Semantic zoom
  • Start live tile
  • Windows notifications

Skype Basics:

  • Add a contact
  • Emergency calling
  • Group chat and audio
  • Settings
  • Mic/audio settings (which to use)
  • Dynamically switch back/front cameras
  • Advertising
Solution

Skype will use a forced upgrade to provide a GA version to end users.

Limitations

The current limited feature version is by Skype design.

Workaround

The user can utilize the online upgrade to get the GA version.


  • Alias ID: SF12-D0197
  • Document ID: HT075086
  • Last Updated :25.9.2014
  • (c) 2014 Lenovo