Skype has announced an update for their Windows Phone 8 app designed to improve reliability and stability.
The main change in version 2.5 of the client is to make Messenger notifications for Messenger buddies always-on by default.
Other fixed issues include:
|Stability||Skype crashing on startup for some users who signed in with Microsoft Account|
|Notifications||Message notifications sometimes had contact names separated with 20% instead of space.|
|Calling||Video call button was disabled straight after accepting incoming contact request|
|Video Calling||Full screen local video preview was stretched sometimes|
|Video Calling||Incoming 720p video on portrait mode was zoomed in|
|Audio on HTC 8X||Users on HTC 8X who have not updated their phone to latest firmware will experience muted microphone on audio calls||Update your phone using the in device over the air update capability|