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Skype looks great while you communicate (pictures)

Skype for iOS has all the interface features laid out so they're easy to understand, but the app still has issues.

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Jason Parker
Jason Parker has been at CNET for nearly 15 years. He is the senior editor in charge of iOS software and has become an expert reviewer of the software that runs on each new Apple device. He now spends most of his time covering Apple iOS releases and third-party apps.
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Dial just like a phone

The Skype app has a dial pad if you need to dial directly or just like the nostalgia of dialing yourself.
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Browse or add contacts

Touch the contacts button to swipe through your Skype contacts.
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Add contacts from other sources

To add to your contact list you can search the Skype Directory, save a phone number you tap in, or import from your iPhone contact list.
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Switch to voice or video

When you're chatting with a friend over Skype messages, you can easily switch to a voice or video call with the tap of a button.
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All your info

Tap the My Info button to go to your profile where you can add a picture, check your available Skype Credit for long distance calls, and toggle several options.

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