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  1. 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.

    225 votes
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      44 comments  ·  Meeting - Audio Conferencing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 1,834 votes
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        17 comments  ·  Manageability - Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • There should be a way to leave message when someones not online

        When someone is not online you should be able to message them

        4,246 votes
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          17 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Indication that the receiver has "SEEN" the message.

          Indication that the receiver has "SEEN" the message.

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            13 comments  ·  Developer Platform  ·  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.

            39 votes
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              3 comments  ·  Manageability - Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Possibility to point on presenters screen

              When discussing a drawing for example, it would be helpful that also the clients can point on the screen and their mouse position is shown.
              This will give a Feedback to all participants above what detail the client is talking.
              Mouse is shown only if the client press the mouse button. Each client has its individual pointer (name, colour).

              609 votes
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                4 comments  ·  Meeting - Meeting Experiences  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Make Skype for Business accessible for deaf people

                According to Action on Hearing Loss, 70% of deaf people in the UK feel that their deafness prevents them succeeding in the workplace while it's been found that deaf people earn on average £2,000 a year less than hearing people. Skype for Business with Translate would enable us to enter the corporate world with more confidence, armed with the tools to help us interact with global teams and enter jobs otherwise out of our reach. It would be life changing for people like me, who have stayed in lower jobs for the 'safety' of it. I recently pushed myself out…

                79 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Manageability - Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Stop screen share automatically when the voice call ends.

                  When I end a voice call where I've been sharing my screen I'd like the screen share to stop, or at least Skype to alert me that it is still sharing. There is a very serious risk of the previous caller seeing something sensitive or confidential because the screen share is still running.

                  1,617 votes
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                    16 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Bring back "Contact's Local Time" feature for All Skype Clients - Show contact time / time zone in individual/group chats & contact profiles

                    Please bring back the "Contact Time" / "Local Time" / "Time Zone" for Contacts feature for at least one-on-one chats for Skype for Desktop, as well as all other versions/platforms for the Skype client.
                    Also, as others have requested, please show this Contact's Local Time on the Contact Profile page, as well as next to each user's name in Group Chats.

                    I - like *many* other users, as detailed below - was very unhappy to see this feature removed in recent versions of Skype for Desktop.

                    Now, before contacting someone, I end up having to check the user's profile, and…

                    95 votes
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                      3 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Ability to pull PSTN usage report data from PowerShell directly for Skype Online

                      Having the Ability to pull PSTN usage report data from PowerShell directly for Skype For Business Online instead of using the SFB admin portal and using the 'export to excel' link.

                      56 votes
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                      • Stop bringing in text formatting on paste!

                        Stop bringing in text formatting! I always want to just paste in plain text. copy+paste from emails with white text are invisible, eg

                        1,159 votes
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                          6 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Bring Unicorn Emoji back

                          Please bring back to the running unicorn emoji. I miss using this emoji on my chats... I have to go onto my iPhone and use my Skype app to add Apples emoji of the unicorn to my conversations. PLEASE BRING BACK THE PINK UNICORN.

                          16 votes
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                            2 comments  ·  Developer Platform  ·  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.

                            21 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Resolve the issue with SFB on Windows 7 crashing when a USB headset is unplugged

                              There is a known issue with SFB when running on Windows 7 which has occurred since a recent Office update. SFB crashes whenever a USB headset is inserted or removed.
                              I have been through Microsoft support and they have provided a DLL file which resolves the issue however I would like this to be included in an official MS product update. They have advised that I need to log it on here in order to try and get it resolved.
                              Links to post about the issue;
                              https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/lync/en-US/baee964c-84ad-4485-a6c3-0db1fc0bc523/client-crashes-when-usb-headset-ist-unplugged?forum=sfbfr

                              https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_sfb-mso_winother/skype-for-business-crash-when-disconnecting/04336260-75a3-44b9-9610-ab9fbb0dc68f

                              36 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Skype For Business Awful Feedback

                                We did a company poll and Skype For Business was one of the topics surveyed. We received some very negative feedback. I spoke with your support department and the directed me to here. I will share some of our feedback.

                                Skype for Business often shows other members of my department as offline when they are in the office, and sometimes others do not receive messages I try to send through Skype. The previous system we had was much more reliable.

                                Skype for Business does not always work. It logs off and signs back on in the background a few times…

                                21 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • The Skype for business for Mac client MUST support WIA enabled ADFS authentication

                                  The Lync 2011 for Mac client supported ADFS servers in SSO configuration for 3rd party browsers such as Mozilla.

                                  Now, the NEW Skype for Business client on the Mac does not.

                                  I was told by support that we either need to roll back our ADFS configuration to NOT support SSO or go back in time and use the antiquated Lync 2011 client.

                                  This is a crippling step backwards for us.

                                  138 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Camera switching Skype for Business 2016

                                    Looking to have a camera switch added to the call/meeting Window for devices that have multiple cameras. Similar to the phone app but targeted for Surface Devices. Link below to more information.

                                    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_o365admin-mso_sfbonline-mso_o365b/switching-cameras-in-skype-for-business-with/ebb7b89a-b609-4471-8cec-66474ad1765b

                                    13 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  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!

                                      431 votes
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                                        7 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Jazz Hands Emoji

                                        I echo all of the people who want more emojis but ESPECIALLY would like a jazz hands emoji! Please and thank you!

                                        23 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Developer Platform  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • The ios Skype for business client (Phone and ipad) does not play videos embedded in PowerPoint. This has been confirmed by Microsoft support

                                          ios Skype for business client (iPhone and ipad) does not play videos embedded in PowerPoint. This has been confirmed by Microsoft support. Please can this be fixed

                                          9 votes
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                                            0 comments  ·  Client - Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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