UPDATED 11/15!! How to get Skype 2.8 to work once again [Guide]

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by gavinstubbs09, Aug 12, 2014.

  1. iModFrenzy macrumors 6502a


    Jan 15, 2015
    Lead The Way!
    Just wanted to mention this, this trick also works on older iPhones using outdated versions of Skype. Tried it on my 2G which wouldn't sign in normally and it then started to after applying the hack.

    Oh and it seems Skype is still working fine in 2016 :) -iBook G4
  2. DouglasCarroll macrumors newbie

    Dec 27, 2016
    My skype stopped working on my powerbook g4 the other day but I found this post elsewhere on the internet and it solved my problem. I'll paste it here if anyone else has the same issue, and sorry if this info is already here somewhere else that I didn't see....

    Try taking the following steps:

    1. Quit Skype
    2. Go to Applications Folder in Finder and Right Click on the Skype icon
    3. Select “Show Package Contents”
    4. Click on Info.plist
    5. Scroll Down until you locate Locate these 3 lines:


    Replace with:


    6. Then go to File and click on Save, or press Command+S
    7. Re-open Skype
    8. If that doesn’t work, then uninstall Skype as instructed by the creator of this thread and then Download
    from a safe website Skype Version 6.15 for Mac.
    9. Install Skype by double clicking on the downloaded file and dragging the Skype icon to the
    applications folder and Repeat steps 1-7 in this comment.
    10. Then go to Applications, Open Skype and Log In.

    Hope that helps [​IMG]

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