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  1. When entering a meeting you should be able to see the history of the chat

    When adding people to a meeting conversation, they should be able to see the history of the conversation, when I add people it's blank for them

    3,012 votes
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      15 comments  ·  Meeting - Audio Conferencing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow presentations to be viewed and listened to without requiring a Mic/Webcam, and instead allow speakers only.

      Allow presentations to be viewed and listened to without requiring a Mic/Webcam, and instead allow speakers only. There are situations where a presenter needs to present to several end-users, and they only need to listen to the presentation, so to require a mic or webcam be present stops that from happening. Could a change be made so that if speakers are present, they could still listen?

      507 votes
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        8 comments  ·  Meeting - Audio Conferencing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Provide a test call endpoint, like the echo123 service from Skype

        Would allow users to test their audio setup in advance of a call, in a much friendly way than stabbing through the Audio Devices pane under Options.

        173 votes
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          7 comments  ·  Meeting - Audio Conferencing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Push to talk option and keymapping for Skype for Business.

          Have a push to talk option for Skype for Business audio meetings. This would allow people to chew/drink without the entire meeting full of people hearing it.

          Likewise add a key mapping feature for this option. This way any keyboard key could be used to toggle talk on and off. Talk would be off by default and would be toggled on with the keyboard key. A double tap could lock the talk feature on or off depending on it's previous state.

          167 votes
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            8 comments  ·  Meeting - Audio Conferencing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Skype for Business Meetings should provide an easy option to add the ability for participants to call a local skype landline 4 conferencing

            Instead of engaging third party conference call providers, Microsoft should add an easy option to any Skype for Business Meeting to allow participants to call a Skype local landline in their country to join the audio conference. This would ensure reliability of the audio quality.

            91 votes
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              5 comments  ·  Meeting - Audio Conferencing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 62 votes
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                7 comments  ·  Meeting - Audio Conferencing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Show audio levels so that user has awareness of "hot mic"

                Show the audio level of my voice in the UI. Some sort of meter that gives me real time feedback on how high my current input levels are. This would help:
                1) Let me know that my sensitivity is at an appropriate level
                2) Let me know if my mic is hot and help me avoid breathing/coughing into the mic

                In the latter case, its far too often that I'm in a conference call and we have to police each other for hot mics since inevitably someone left themselves unmuted. There should be a more obvious indication in the UI…

                56 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Meeting - Audio Conferencing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Mute Users only for You and Not Call

                  Sometimes we have meetings where two of us might be in the same room but need to use our headsets. It would be nice if I could mute the guy behind me in the call so I don't hear him twice. If I go to mute him now, it mutes him for everyone in the call. You should be able to mute people and it only affect you.

                  43 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Meeting - Audio Conferencing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Ease of viewing phone number and access code in meeting invites

                    When I set up a Skype meeting in Outlook in Office 365, it pops up the automatic information shown like what's shown below:

                    Join by Phone
                    Toll-free number: 8663842989
                    Toll number: +1 (810) 893-7590
                    Find a local number

                    Conference ID: 4950649416

                    For people joining via a normal phone (e.g., all my clients), it would be far easier, in my opinion, if the toll-free number had parentheses and hyphens like the toll number.

                    Additionally, the it's hard to read and enter in the conference ID when there are 10 digits all in a row. Adding some sort of hyphens there could…

                    41 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Meeting - Audio Conferencing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 38 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Meeting - Audio Conferencing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • When someone calls into a Skype Meeting, I think it should make a beep on the call so you know someone joined.

                        When someone calls into a Skype Meeting, I think it should make a beep on the call so you know someone joined.

                        28 votes
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                          3 comments  ·  Meeting - Audio Conferencing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • There should be an option to always start with muted microphone

                          When you use Lync in a conference room with more people on Lync to communicate with people outside the conference room there is a risk of high acoustic noises when a new person "enters" the meeting until he/she mutes the microphone.

                          25 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Meeting - Audio Conferencing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Show what speaker and microphone hardware is being used front and center when connected to a meeting

                            People continue to connect with PC Speakers & Microphone reducing overall call quality and meeting quality. Most times they are completely unaware. The tool should show you, while connected, very clearly, what devices you are using for sound/microphone.

                            25 votes
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                              2 comments  ·  Meeting - Audio Conferencing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Conference EntryExit Announcement Type - Use AD PhoneticDisplayname or Exchange UM recorded name

                              The current settings allow for a tone or displayname to be used in the CsDialInConferencingConfiguration. To be honest our company displaynames are horrible and sound horrible when played in a high profile Executive meeting. Options to make this sound better would be to take an example from Exchange UM and use the recorded name or if one wasn't recorded use the AD Phoneticdisplayname. Even just using just the AD Firstname would be a great improvement.

                              25 votes
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                                2 comments  ·  Meeting - Audio Conferencing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Save the call me back number when joining Skype conference calls

                                When joining Skype Audio Conferencing, one of the choices is to "Call me." I have to enter my telephone number every time. It would be great if it stored the history so that I could just click on a recent entry.

                                24 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Meeting - Audio Conferencing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Voice conferencing controls from Dial in phone

                                  Voice conferencing controls from Dial in phone. So far you can type *1 and get help that tells you you can dial *6 to mute and unmute your line. Also need other typical conferencing controls like *# to list the number of participants etc. 00 Operator assistance -- individual

                                  *1 Dial-out to a participant

                                  *2 Begin/End recording of conference

                                  *3 Change entry/exit method (recordings, tones, silence)

                                  *4 Private roll call

                                  *5 | #5 Mute | Unmute Group (all lines except organizer's)

                                  *6 | #6 Mute | Unmute Individual

                                  *7 | #7 Lock | Unlock conference (incl.organizer)

                                  *8 Allow | Disallow…

                                  24 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  Meeting - Audio Conferencing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • In pstn conferencing please add to the location or subject field smartphone friendly dial in..

                                    In pstn conferencing add smartphone friendly dial in numbers i.e. +1 (312) 757-2503,,,7211234#

                                    22 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  Meeting - Audio Conferencing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Sharing audios and videos

                                      Hello, I am language teacher and I use Skype for Business for online teachiong, so I recommend to develop the sharing audios and videos with high quality,because now I am sending the links to the students , each ones from youtube , for example ,please, Many Thanks . I love Microsoft solutions

                                      21 votes
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                                      • Mute Notification for Users in a Call

                                        Notifying users when they are speaking while being muted.

                                        20 votes
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                                        • Ability to configure conference IDs

                                          Customer expect their conference IDs to be short and easily memorable for users dialing in to conferences. The potential solution should allow for conference IDs to remain short, decrease the administrator manual interaction, and improve the end user experience to correct existing meetings with long conference IDs.

                                          20 votes
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