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  1. 694 votes
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      25 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add the Standard Edition Front End Role to Skype for Business 2019

      It was announced at Microsoft Ignite 2017 that there would be no Standard Edition Front End role in Skype for Business 2019. Enterprise Edition using a full SQL back end will be the only option going forward. While this is a clear pain point for many small and medium sized organizations, even very large organizations use Standard Edition server in branches and offices where survivable branch options do not provide enough functionality. I would like to see the Standard server live on to meet this smaller footprint need.

      404 votes
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      • Requesting entry and exit tones apply to all Conference participants regardless of modality

        Requesting entry and exit tones apply to all Conference participants, regardless of modality. This is to address gap in blended experience.

        547 votes
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          73 comments  ·  Meeting - Audio Conferencing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Keep the conversation history with one person in one conversation, stop creating different conversations while talking to the same person.

          Keep the whole conversation with the same person in one window, stop creating 100 different ones everytime a new conversation starts. It's so annoying to see 100 different chat conversations with the same person throughout the day.

          117 votes
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            2 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Disable edit previous conversation message in Skype client

            Originally, previous converation message in Skype client could not be modified but a user can modify previous message in Korean language.
            Although it does not apply to conversation history but user experience is not good by this problem.

            In my customer's case, a bad guy modified conversation message in his Skype client and shared it with other people using desktop sharing. Nobody think coversation history has been modified because he show his current conversation window (not image, not email message).

            I request "Disable edit previous conversation message in Skype client for Korean language" like other lanuages, English for example.

            104 votes
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              3 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • The most annoying thing about Lync and Skype for Business is the disjointed windows between the contacts window and the messaging windows.

              The most annoying thing about Lync and Skype for Business is the disjointed windows between the contacts window and the messaging windows. My suggestion here is that maybe we could have both in a tabbed window or slide out from the main window.

              You should be able to do everything from the one screen

              Thank you and hopefully my suggestion will get some ground from other users too

              51 votes
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                3 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • The Anger Emoticon is a blackface trope and should be updated

                The anger emoticon in Skype for business is a callback to blackface humour. Which when put in context is indubitably racist.

                There is very little difference between this video:

                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRuZkCfQUgw

                and the ‘anger’ emoticon in Skype 4 Business.

                I believe that what the skype emoticon was / should be going for is ‘ashface’ as described here:

                http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/AshFace

                Some perspective on blackface:
                http://metro.co.uk/2017/05/31/no-blackface-isnt-a-tribute-or-a-compliment-its-always-offensive-6675054/

                Need more perspective?
                https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jan/08/boglarka-balogh-blackface-offensive

                I would really like to be contacted about this issue, with anyone who has the ability to affect change.

                I would suggest perhaps a mushroom cloud or steam coming out of the ears.

                Thanks…

                23 votes
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                  5 comments  ·  Developer Platform  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Skype IM persistence should be instant across all device

                  Right now, Office tries to determine which device you're "active" on before messages are routed there for Skype IMs/conversations. This is supremely annoying and not productive. For example, I start a conversation on my phone, then switch to the web or a PC. my message doesn't exist everywhere... I don't see the history immediate on my Skype client on PC... and sometimes if Office hasn't determined I'm active on the PC, the next few responses may go to my mobile only without ever making it to the PC or the web. It's really frustrating. All IMs, ALL THE TIME, should…

                  91 votes
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                    5 comments  ·  Client - Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Mac : Keep conversations in same thread

                    Skype for business usability is BAD.
                    Keep the same behavior as regular Skype.

                    CONVERSATIONS
                    Keep the conversations on the same thread. Stop creating separate threads for no reason.

                    HISTORY
                    Keep history of the conversations. So we know what we were talking about when we open the chat again.

                    ADD PEOPLE TO CONVERSATION
                    As in Skype, adding people should create a new chat.

                    MESSAGE SEARCH
                    As in Skype, let me search my messages history.

                    That basic usability features anyone would want. If Skype can do it. Skype for business can do it was well.

                    DO IT GUYS.

                    215 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Appointment Reminder

                      I am into marketing and a lot of chats happen on Skype. Sometimes due to chatting with so many people, a promised chat or a skype appointment is missed. These missed appointments/chats, over a period of time, get pushed down and as a user I loose a lot of business sometimes. If we can implement a calendar on the chat windows to schedule a call or chat along with the subject, date and time then it would be great. Because a lot of publisher are not in the same time zone setting, an appointment though this calendar, should be in…

                      10 votes
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                        2 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Support Google Home Mini as a Speaker phone

                        Support Google Home Mini as a Speaker Phone for Skype for Business

                        68 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  Meeting - Room Devices  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add a client for Linux

                          Please add a client for Linux. Am unable to access Skype for Business.

                          127 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Enhance idle/away settings for Mac

                            Please allow Skype for Business for Mac users to adjust the amount of time it takes for the status to appear as "away" when the computer is idle, or to turn that feature off completely. Sometimes, my job entails reviewing hard copy documents. I may not be using my computer, but I am still working (and available). I would like to be able to adjust this setting or turn it off. It looks like this is an option for PC. Why not Mac?

                            50 votes
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                              2 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Mobile application has different accounts switch flexibility like gmail app has.

                              We should be able to switch different Skype accounts in the mobile APP. Like gmail account can be switch. I was working late night at my home, I forgot my Skype account login for my office account. I did all conversation on my personal account that is very unofficial.

                              Could you please provide this functionality?

                              7 votes
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                                2 comments  ·  Client - Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Allow to share files with drag and drop

                                Allow users to send files by dragging them and dropping them to the conversation.

                                In the new client it is not implemented:

                                Old ticket:
                                https://www.skypefeedback.com/forums/299913-generally-available/suggestions/9606960-allow-drag-and-drop-to-send-files

                                11 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Provide an SBA option in Skype for Business 2019

                                  At Microsoft Ignite, it was mentioned that there will not be a new Skype for Business SBA in the 2019 release. This is very concerning for our company since we really need a branch site resiliency option.

                                  Specifically, it was mentioned that the SBA will remain unchanged and will just use the 2015 version. This indicates that Microsoft is phasing out the SBA as an option and we still need that option.

                                  62 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Voice - Enterprise Voice  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • remove secondary UM extension using powershell

                                    Remove a secondary UM extension from a synced O365 mailbox.

                                    A secondary extension can be added using:
                                    Set-Mailbox -SecondaryAddress -SecondaryDialPlan

                                    However, there is no means to remove the secondary address after it has been added.

                                    The eum: address is added to the list of email addresses on the O365 mailbox only. The synced user objects does not have the eum: address. When you attempt to remove the eum: address from the O365 mailbox, you get an error that the object is not writable because it is synced.

                                    17 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Voice - Enterprise Voice  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Add Communication Credits in the CSP program

                                      Only Domestic of Domestic+International calling is available. Some users need to call International but not on a regular basis. Communication Credits is interesting then.

                                      27 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Voice - Enterprise Voice  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Screensharing from iOS device

                                        We would appreciate possibility to do screensharing of iPad/iPhone screen directly from SfB on iPad during skype for business meeting.

                                        33 votes
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                                          2 comments  ·  Client - Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • central management of Skype Groups

                                          Central management of Skype Groups: admins should be able to create adn push groups to their endusers. it would be ideal if the groups could be tied to Active Directory. so that if a user is in a certain OU or a member of a particular AD Group that they automatically were added to a group in Skype.

                                          74 votes
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                                            3 comments  ·  Manageability - Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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