I am sorry to hear about your troubles with Skype on iOS 5
The problem is known to us and we are currently trying to fix it. Unfortunately I can't offer you any workarounds at the moment.
Please accept my apologies for the occured situation.
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Looking forward for your App Store reviews on this.
I recommend to download the latest Skype and search first.
To get the most out of Skype I recommend Skype Premium.
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