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Skype for E71

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Forget Nimbuzz, Fring, iSkoot and Skype-lite... The E71 full Skype client is finally here

The full skype client is now available in a beta release for the E71. You can get it here at the Skype developers forum:


We're pleased to announce that we are ready to release a limited beta of our upcoming Symbian phones client, Skype for Symbian.

This beta release of Skype for Symbian supports more than ten different handsets, with the production release planned to be compatible with even more phones.

Skype for Symbian supports:
* Free Skype-to-Skype calling
* Call phones with Skype credits or subscription
* Receive calls on your Online Number
* Instant Messaging
* Group conversations
* File sending and receiving
Skype for Symbian works over Wifi or 3G data connection. We recommend having a unlimited data plan when using 3G connection.

We would like to get all your feedback on this beta release. Did you like it? Did we miss anything? Did you have any trouble using it? Did you have any technical issues?

Let us know about it on our forums.

Please remember that it is a beta release, which means that the quality is not up to our usual high standards. If you experience any bumps during the usage of the client then please let us know.

Supported phones and download links:
* Symbian S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 1 devices
* Nokia E71
* Nokia E63
* Nokia E66
* Nokia N82
* Nokia E51
* Nokia N95
* Nokia N95 8GB
* Nokia N81
* Nokia N81 8GB
* Nokia E90

* Symbian S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 2 devices
* Nokia N96
* Nokia N85
* Nokia 5320
* Nokia 6210 Navigator
* Nokia 6210 Classic
* Nokia N78
* Nokia N79

Some usage notes:
* Install it to the phone memory (needs 6mb of free space)
* Install over the air or via Nokia PC Suite, or just send the application file to phone over bluetooth

Please see list of the known issue on our Skype for Symbian Wiki page and read the full user guide.
Registered Member
Posts: 1

Re: Forget Nimbuzz, Fring, iSkoot and Skype-lite... The E71 full Skype client is finally here

I am using Nokia 5200, please advise if nimbuzz supports this unit. I've downloaded nimbuzz but it wont let me access, i am getting a "testing your connection" messgae but never get in. Please advise on how can i use my nimbuzz. Thanks!
Registered Member
Posts: 1

Re: Skype for E71