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  1. 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.

    126 votes
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      1 comment  ·  Client - Mac  ·  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

      4,329 votes
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        17 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  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?

        21 votes
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        • Display mute status in menu bar with toggle option

          Please display the mute status in menu bar. For long calls, Skype is often minimized and it’s important to be able to see mute status (and quickly toggle it). I can’t always have the mini viewer on screen, so it would be nice to have the mute/unmute option in the menu bar.

          15 votes
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          • 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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            • ADD ABILITY TO PAUSE SCREEN SHARE WHILE PRESENTING!!!

              PLEASE ADD THE ABILITY TO PAUSE SCREEN SHARING WHILE PRESENTING. THIS IS A CRITICAL FEATURE WHICH CISCO WEBEX/JABBER, ZOOM, AND ALL OTHER PROGRAMS HAVE. THIS IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT.

              4 votes
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              • 16 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Deleate all and rewoark all your softw

                  Skype for business for mac is the worst app in the history of IT.

                  When I writing on chat "A", if an other person write to me in the same time, Skype open chat "B" and i continue to write on it... it'CRAZY!!!!!!!! HOW is possible think so crazy IDEA?!!!

                  I have one milion of chat of the same person in my list....

                  The App stop to work to much times!!!! I have a Macbook pro 2016! All people in my Factory hate this program!

                  Please, I wait your feedback.

                  13 votes
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                  • Mac client should have the same Join Meeting Audio options as PC client.

                    1. Use Skype for Business (full audio and video experience)
                    2. Call me at: [select from list]
                    3. Don't join audio

                    All three options should be available on Mac! Today, if a host dials out to to their Skype meeting and enters their host PIN, the user will be booted from the dial out audio conference when they join the meeting at the Mac client (which moves the audio over to Skype audio on the client). There should be a Don't Join Audio function like there is on the Mac to give the user the option to keep the audio…

                    51 votes
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                    • 8 votes
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                      • Animated emojis in Mac client

                        Please add the same animated emojis like the Windows version has. In the mac version, they are not animated.

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                        • Support VBSS on Mac

                          Please add support for VBSS on Mac clients using on-premise SfB servers. Now a SfB meeting is falling back to RDP when a Mac client joins a meeting/call.

                          3 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Give and take control of a sharing session

                            If you want another meeting participant to change a file, help you present, or demonstrate something, you need to grant control to that person. This is a normal feature in the Windows version of Skype, called "Give control/Take back control".. Please give us this feature in the Mac version as well.

                            12 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • shutdown skype bcs its ********

                              just shutdown it u are not devs to create such app, my god u low

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                                2 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • There should ABSOLUTELY be a way to add and remove contacts in Skype for Business when you have a Lync 2013 server

                                Adding and removing contacts is the most basic feature of Lync/Skype for Business and without it makes a messaging system WAY more clunky and troublesome. You can add contacts in S4B 2016 for PC.
                                You can do it on the clients for iphone and android. For some reason you have decided to remove this feature. It's like having a 2013 Exchange server and telling people with Outlook 2016 for MAC that you cannot add people to your address book.

                                You have delayed the release of a more recent version of S4B (last one was Lync 2011.. uggg), you have not…

                                207 votes
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                                  4 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Improve notifications on Mac

                                  Notifications on the Mac are more annoying than helpful. Don't notify me if I'm in the client and actively responding to a conversation. If I respond to a message in the client, the notification should automatically disappear. The notification needs to have a "mark as read" button so I can just dismiss it without getting the stupid "missed conversation" email message. Basically, make it act like the native "Messages" app notification which is intuitive and behaves the way you would expect.

                                  6 votes
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                                  • can't search skype directory

                                    Skype for Business on Mac - Cannot communicate with external skype users via chat. Option to add an external contact is grey out. Would like this option to see available on Macs

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                                    • Please, give up.

                                      Completely garbage.
                                      It doesn't works.
                                      Give up.
                                      Don't try to fix it.

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Specify how long Mac Skype for Business updates ones status

                                        Would like a way to specify how long Skype for Business should wait before changing your status to Away / Inactive on the Mac version?

                                        6 votes
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                                        • 4k

                                          we want Skype to provide the capability to stream 4k! ASAP, please!

                                          3 votes
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