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    1. Support for Apple AirPods

      Skype does not support AirPods on Windows or Mac effectively. Users are reportedly either unable to speak to the other caller but can hear them, or unable hear the other callers but speak to them.

      1,445 votes
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        126 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • iOS Push notification should not be readable by Microsoft neither by Apple

        Push notifications are encrypted at the transport layer BUT when they reach Microsoft Notification Service in the Cloud they are opened and visible in clear before being sent to APNS on a TLS connection. The same occurs at Apple beofre the push notification is transmitted securely (TLS) to the Apple device. We consider this as a risk of data leakage at Microsoft and at Apple and ask Microsoft to extend their Push Notification method with the possibility to anonymize all or part of the content. The most critical content is the body of the IM as it is sent for…

        68 votes
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          5 comments  ·  Client - Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Enable Screen Sharing for iOS Skype for Business App

          Enable Screen Sharing for the iOS Skype for Business App for the iPad

          338 votes
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            19 comments  ·  Client - Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 3,002 votes
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              65 comments  ·  Manageability - Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Fix whatever causes the "We couldn't send this message" in the middle of a 2 way conversation. Obviously it was delivered.

              In the middle of a 2 way conversation you get the message "We couldn't send this message" but the person answers back so obviously it was delivered.

              208 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Bring the same "Black" theme to Skype for Business that you can get in Outlook 2016 (O365)

                Bring themes to Skype for Business to allow to change the color of the client. The new "Black" color in Outlook bring "dark mode" to outlook, now bring it to Skype for Business!

                2,429 votes
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                  134 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Enable sending large amount of Emojis in 1 message

                  Hi All,

                  When I was sending an entire message in Emoji's, I saw that the emojis are automatically blocked. Try it yourself, you'll probably come across the same issue.

                  E.g.: (car)(car)(car)(car)(car)(car)(car)(car)(car)(car)(car)(car)

                  The idea is to have enable the functionality to send more than 8 emojis in one message. This will allow for my team to send messages across. We use it in our daily meetings to rate each others performance, and to describe certain problems to each other.

                  Thanks for your vote and support.

                  18 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Sort options in the participants box

                    Sort options in the participants box for message, audio, video and presentation status. this would help identify quickly who is not mute with background noise, presenting, etc.

                    16 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Meeting - Meeting Experiences  ·  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?

                      391 votes
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                        11 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Turn Off Missed Conversation Emails

                        Allow users to turn off missed conversation emails or just fix them. You know there's a bug in the system.

                        19 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Keep history in conversation

                          keep all history in the conversation, as is done in gtalk

                          11,816 votes
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                            64 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Emoji support in groupchat titles

                            Have emojis show up in chatroom titles.

                            4 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Enable screen sharing on iPad..

                              Its an important feature to have meeting on the move.. Screen sharing on iPad is very handy feature to have...

                              20 votes
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                                2 comments  ·  Client - Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • department

                                Give Admin the ability to control Department field while searching for a user.

                                4 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Caller ID

                                  Caller ID showing as "noreply@skype.voicemail.microsoft.com" in Skype, but the Email sent to user has correct Caller ID on same call. Teams shows the same calls as the phone number of the last caller for all "noreply@skype.voicemail.microsoft.com" listed calls.

                                  2 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • file share

                                    I added 200 students to a Skype for Business chat and I had to delete and go to another app, because it doesn't have file sharing option on phones.

                                    4 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Client - Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Skake screen

                                      Sometimes it is really difficult to see an incoming skype message. Although the icon on the windows bar "flashes" a bit it is nothing you can clearly notice and some conversations can get missed. I am missing a more "visible" way to let someone know you´re writing to him/her. Years ago Sametime had a feature to "shake" the screen of the person you were writing to, which to me was not only "fun" but also very functional. It might be something like that.

                                      2 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Forcing only a single line message in "What's Happening Today".

                                        I want the feature to force Skype for Business desktop client to limit only a single line message in "What's Happening Today" field.

                                        Currently a user can enter multiple lines message in "What's Happening Today" field, however, others can only see the first line of the message in contact list by default. They have to take an additional action, clicking the down arrow and expanding message field, to see the whole message. I think most users only see the first line, hence it should be able to input only a single line and short message in "What's Happening Today" field.

                                        4 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • conversation list can become long - move current conversation to the top of the list to facilitate re-engagement

                                          during a typical day9s) my conversation list can become very long (the list of people that I am IMing) - it would greatly improve efficiency if when I was communicating with someone, it would move that current conversation to the top of the list to facilitate re-engagement. That was the most recent conversation are always on the top of the list...... and please - after I have audio conferenced with someone, please do not put their name at the bottom of the list.... (off screen in some cases) - also put it at the top when the conversation is done.

                                          5 votes
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                                            0 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                          • Add a setting to allow SfB to be set as default IM/Communication client

                                            We had a competitors communication tool installed and when we moved to Skype for Business there was no check or setting to switch the default comms client to SfB. After a few weeks of calls with MS support, we found a registry setting that fixes this: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\IM Providers.
                                            Why not add a check box in the "General" settings of SfB?

                                            3 votes
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                                              0 comments  ·  Voice - Enterprise Voice  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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