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    1. 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.

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        0 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Make "New and Improved Skype for Business Windows Notification" available for Mac

        In 2016 a new feature was added to Skype for Business in Windows updates. We use this feature heavily at my job, as all employees receive calls to multiple lines and there is a hierarchy of answering different lines. When I work from home on my Mac, I'm not able to take calls at all because I can't see what line the calls are coming into, where on my Windows PC at work, I can.
        https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Skype-for-Business-Blog/New-Skype-for-Business-2016-on-Windows-Notifications-look-and/ba-p/39885

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          0 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Skype for Business on Mac - record meetings

          Skype for Business on Mac need to record of meeting

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            0 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Double-Click to Send IM on Mac

            In Skype for Business 16.16.102 for macOS, double-clicking contact in "Members" list (right pane) does not start IM, unlike "All Contacts" list (left pane). Instead, must click contact's icon or right-lick name and select "Send Instant Message." The default action for both lists should be to start a new IM.

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              1 comment  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Proper support for Mac and iOS clients

              I am appalled at how much functionality is left out of the Mac client. As a Skype for Business user, I expect simply to be able to exchange messages, make calls, record calls, share my screen and give or take control. The fact that so much is missing from the Mac client tells me Microsoft is not serious about multiple platform support. This is something you better rectify quickly, or alternatives will start to pop up. The Mac client must be totally equivalent to the Windows one, feature by feature.
              All the same applies to all mobile clients, especially the…

              10 votes
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              • 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.

                458 votes
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                  4 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?

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                    8 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow syncing of personal contacts on Outlook to SfB

                    SfB does not currently allow syncing of personal contacts on Outlook - it only lists contacts in active corporate directory. For this reason I have to use both SfB and normal consumer Skype.

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                    • Cannot send files via Skype if you have a Apple-device

                      I use a Windows-Notebook with Skype for Business. A lot of my collegues use a Macbook with Skype for Business. Unfortuanately it is not possible to send dem files via Skype if the use a Apple-device. They are not able to send files to anyone (with apple or windows-device)

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                        0 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • No Option for Presentation sharing on SFB for Mac

                        During Skype call using Mac, there is no option to share the powerpoint application to present the slides to other participants. Only Share screen is available.

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                          0 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • ADD BETTER EMOJIS

                          ADD BETTER EMOJIS

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                            0 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Disable "Switch to display port"

                            I'm getting the "Switch to display port" as soon as I do anything in Skype and it is really annoying. Make it go away since there is no speakers or mic connected to any display port.
                            Using OS X 10.13.3
                            Skype B 16.14.163

                            13 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • The possibility to set your "Contact Picture" over an "URL-Link" like Skype for Windows "Show a picture from a website"

                              The possibility to set your "Contact Picture" over an "URL-Link" like Skype for Windows "Show a picture from a website", because you only have the chance to set your "Contact Picture" over Exchange Online in the Skype for client.

                              9 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • make skype for business for mac better

                                SFB on Mac is so horrible. Just scrap this entire horrific program and make it like windows!! conversations are not working properly, MAKE ONE CHAT PER PERSON. How hard can it be?? Who came up with the ****** idea to have several different conversations for the same contact??? So stupid. Not to mention the connection issues I have, E V E R Y day. Now I cant even sign in. SFB for windows is working fine, I have no idea why it should be so hard to create a working program on mac. Jesus christ, put some effort into delivering…

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                                • Support for Zeplin links

                                  Currently zpl:// links are not highlighted as links, making it impossible to share Zeplin app links in the team. It would be useful if they become clickable.

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                                  • Search with the Windows NT-Account (like in SFB for Windows)

                                    Im always switching to Outlook to search for the NT-Account to see who the Account belongs to.
                                    Would it be possible to search with the NT-Account in Skype? That would be great!

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Make SfB Mac SAME or at least SIMILAR as SfB Windows

                                      SfB Mac its horrible and full of bugs.

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                                      • Call merging not possible for Skype for Mac Client

                                        It is currently not possible to merge two separate calls to a conference.

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                                        • Mac Users would like to be able to find Skype Free users online when using an Skype for Business account on mac

                                          Mac Users would like to be able to find Skype Free users online when using an Skype for Business account on mac

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                                          • minimalist UI is confusing for screensharing and conferencing

                                            The user interface (UI) which has items dissappearring/appearing on mousover makes usability very confusing and frustrating. It is designed to be minimalist and tries to follow Windows 10 cues, but fails at actual usability. Not well design for conferences and screen sharing.

                                            7 votes
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