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  1. Add the Standard Edition Front End Role to Skype for Business 2019

    It was announced at Microsoft Ignite 2017 that there would be no Standard Edition Front End role in Skype for Business 2019. Enterprise Edition using a full SQL back end will be the only option going forward. While this is a clear pain point for many small and medium sized organizations, even very large organizations use Standard Edition server in branches and offices where survivable branch options do not provide enough functionality. I would like to see the Standard server live on to meet this smaller footprint need.

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    • Enable the option to customise skypename

      As skype had earlier before it joined microsoft, users can get ltheir custom skype name,
      This can help to contact worldwide people wethout sharing personal email address.
      By keeping mails away from others we can protect it from spam.

      21 votes
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      • Inplace Upgrade

        Please keep the option for in place upgrade from 2015 to 2019. Most smaller business do not have the dollars or infrastructure to have two environments in place during this timeline. The inplace upgrade path from 2013 to 2015 was amazing.

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        • Microsoft Teams

          Would be nice if you would not use Us are you Beta testesr. Please have the product working correctly before deploying it. Spent the last week talking to India to no avail. Cannot not add external users to MS Teams, could 2 weeks ago, cannot now. People where using now its broke and we are purchasing slack. My idea is how about hiring some competent developers and quit outsourcing.

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          • Branded URL for Skype Meeting Broadcast

            Allow organizations to set up a custom URL for users to go to when they want to use Skype Meeting Broadcast. We'd like the ability to create a CNAME record so our users can go to something like broadcast.contoso.com, and they'll be redirected to broadcast.skype.com.

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            • Create a sound box we can all scream into at Microsoft when we can't find help

              Again I am wasting hours of time as Microsoft has changed something and I have lost my old skype account with my skype name. I have lost my contacts and my conversaitons and my skype credit. I can find no way of logging into it as I use the same email address for both SfB and Skype.

              If you create a scream box we can all vent our fury and you can get a senseof how well things are going out here. then, you could have a love and laughter box.

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              • Enable Microsoft teams for Government E3 customers.

                Company: Florida Department of Corrections

                Our Management is interested to use Microsoft Teams. We have Government E3 and F1 licenses. It would be nice if we can avail the feature.

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                • Office 365 user should be able to access consumption billing without having a SfB calling plan

                  Consumption billing should be available for users who are not on a SfB calling plan.

                  For Example, One of our users in in the office on only 2 afternoons per week. We want them to be able to use a phone whilst in the office however, to do so, they need to have a Cloud PBX subscription and a domestic calling plan. This users need to use the phone is limited but we still need a full subscription.
                  It would be better if they could participate on a pay as you go basis by using the consumption billing to cover…

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                  • How do we set audio\video and record options to disabled by default for any new provisioned S4B user ?

                    We have bandwidth limitations so would like to disable audio & video and the ability to record by default for any new provisioned S4B user. We only want them to be able to use the IM feature. How do we do that without having to run a Powershell script on a regular basis ? Is there a 'plan' or template where these setting can be maintained and inherited by new provisioned accounts ?

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                    • You shouldnt be able to sign into multiple devices simultaneously.

                      You shouldn't be able to sign into multiple devices simultaneously.

                      Currently I am logged in on my development surface, my workstation in the office and on my phone. Sometimes I get a message on my cell phone but not on my desktop. Or if I see the message show up on my phone and I try to respond on my surface the end user says it just sends them emails and not an I'm. Also skype calls ring where it wants and not on the device I'm actually using.

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                      • Multi-Tenant CCE

                        Allow CCE to support multiple 365 tenants

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                        • skype-for-business should comunicate with regular skype users, without the hassle of having to register with Microsoft office365

                          skype-for-business should communicate with regular skype users, without the hassle of having to register with Microsoft office365

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                          • Allow test broadcast for future broadcast without closing out the meeting

                            We tested the meeting, but now it's ended and we can't use again. We already sent out links, so now we'll have to retract.

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                            • Azure deployments of Skype for Business deployments

                              Until we are able to fully move to Skype for Business online, we need the ability to have a supported deployment of Skype for Business hosted within Azure. At the very minimum a single Persistent Chat pool for the rest of the on premise deployments to connect to.

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                              • "Working Elsewhere" Status according to Calendar

                                For people on the road (especially consultants), the "working elsewhere" status in the calendar will default Skype for Business as "Available". However, working Elsewhere does not necessarily meant that you are available. It would be great to add another status to Skype for Business to represent the "Working Elsewhere" properly.

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                                • OK

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                                  • Web scheduler info to be viewed on Desktop software

                                    I have to schedule video conferences via the web scheduler, it would greatly assist if the desktop software show these meeting in the "Meetings" tab. The desktop software is normally open where the web scheduler is a hassle to get into.

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                                    • 6 votes
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                                      • Give me the Skype for Business and I will turn it into the best client in the world!

                                        I'll send you my resume. You hire me and I'll make Skype the most awesome screen-efficient, communication solution on the planet.

                                        4 votes
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                                        • Skype name

                                          The new laws and terms that Microsoft created for Skype will lead to the destruction of the Skype.

                                          One of them is "Skype name"

                                          Microsoft Co. thinks sign up with E-mail or Phone number are easier than old sign up way; He thought wrong.

                                          Many of users need Skype account with Skype name, they don't want to share their E-mails or Phone numbers, Skype did the same thing earlier. Many of small businesses and startups need a Skype name to connect with their customers but now, they can't.

                                          Although this option is unavailable now but we want to enable again.

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