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    1. Open Office, we go crazy people talking very loud when using Skype/SfB and Headset. A blinking red button when loudness is over average.

      Open Office, we go crazy people talking very loud when using Skype/SfB and Headset. Because they don't hear themselves.
      A blinking red button in Skype/Skype for Business would be nice when the Headset Microphone is detecting that the voice loudness is above average.
      This would save the life of people working in a open space office.

      72 votes
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      • how to remove message send in skype for business which is not available currently

        Need functionality to remove message in skype for business which is already available in consumer skype also need functionality to check files sent through skype for business under conversation history

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        • We've just moved to Skype for Business, and it's not good.

          We needed to move to Skype for Business for a number of reasons, GDPR and user management being two of those.

          Unlike regular Skype, chats are a complete and utter disaster, bits and pieces of conversations end up everywhere, full conversations might happen on one device and only some or none of it appears on the user's other devices. Users want to see their actual chats let alone having the option of one endless chat (which is a highly requested feature). People are missing messages from each other which is outrageous and unacceptable.

          You cannot search in chats in SfB…

          9 votes
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          • Make broadcast.skype.com API publicly available

            Currently there is no public API available for creating/updating/deleting meetings with the broadcast.skype.com website.

            However, there seems to be an API for it already, but it is not public.

            Can you please make it public so everyone can use it, to create/update/delete meetings via external applications?

            4 votes
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            • Chat session, have the ability to turn off flashing icon when chat is updated from participant.

              Essentially, chats in the background, the icon flashes, beeps when your not actively in the chat instance. I would like the ability to disable the Flashing icon on the Task bar, or least disable the beeping noise per chat instance when the a chat is updated by one of the participates.

              9 votes
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              • Ability to react to an emoticon

                I tried to react to my buddies emoticon where it gives you the finger, but was unable to. It would be useful to be able to give this a thumbs up or something.

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                • The Anger Emoticon is a blackface trope and should be updated

                  The anger emoticon in Skype for business is a callback to blackface humour. Which when put in context is indubitably racist.

                  There is very little difference between this video:

                  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRuZkCfQUgw

                  and the ‘anger’ emoticon in Skype 4 Business.

                  I believe that what the skype emoticon was / should be going for is ‘ashface’ as described here:

                  http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/AshFace

                  Some perspective on blackface:
                  http://metro.co.uk/2017/05/31/no-blackface-isnt-a-tribute-or-a-compliment-its-always-offensive-6675054/

                  Need more perspective?
                  https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jan/08/boglarka-balogh-blackface-offensive

                  I would really like to be contacted about this issue, with anyone who has the ability to affect change.

                  I would suggest perhaps a mushroom cloud or steam coming out of the ears.

                  Thanks…

                  40 votes
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                  • Chat list order by name

                    In the older Skype it was possible to order the list by name.
                    In my work I use 10+ group chats, and 50+ private chats and it is really difficult to find the correct one because the order is always changing according to the time/unread state... That is bad. And a search is extremely laggy and slow and buggy.

                    Please add back the order by name option.

                    3 votes
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                    • How to use Skype for Business in Ubuntu 16.04?

                      How to use Skype for Business in Ubuntu 16.04?

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                      • Enable screen sharing between Skype (consumer) and Skype for Business

                        Enable screen sharing between Skype (consumer) and Skype for Business

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                        • Skype getting blocked and suspended for no reason

                          Hi there, it has happened to me 4 times this month, everytime I come back from the weekend or a holiday and I try to log into skype my skype is either blocked or suspended, there is a bug in the system that determines the reasons for suspension and blocking an account, I haven't done anything in the past few days and my account was suspended for no reason, this happens only in skype accounts recently opened and not in the old skype accounts of 4 years ago. please fix this very annoying bug

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                          • Add Play Menu options at Holidays

                            It would be very handy to Add Play Menu options at Holidays so that after the holiday voicemail is played a menu option to redirect the call to the service shift for example is given. (Same as the after working hours options)

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                            • Provide the option to separate DND function for audio and IM. (Allow DND to be applied for audio calls but not IM chat and vice versa)

                              As Enterprise voice gets more adopted ,PCs are more apt to ring. We have a lot of requests to be able control when the PC rings. Ideally, users could decide to temporarily block phone calls but still receive IMs. The use case is when someone brings their PC to a meeting.

                              3 votes
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                              • Handle SIP CANCEL messages properly to prevent spurious missed calls

                                When using single number reach and an incoming call is picked up on a desk phone, the mobile client shows a missed call. The call manager is correctly sending a SIP CANCEL with cause=200 (call completed elsewhere) but Skype for Business ignores this. Please correctly interpret these SIP messages and avoid generating spurious missed calls on the client.

                                https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/lync/en-US/f1111e1b-4eca-46a3-861f-5ac4e62f94d0/lync-2010-dual-forking-with-cisco-call-manager-and-missed-call-notifications?forum=ocsvoice

                                6 votes
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                                • peer to peer file transfer block per domain

                                  It would be great to block file transfer with external federated domains individually.
                                  Case #618022791168100

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                                  • Indication that the receiver has "SEEN" the message.

                                    Indication that the receiver has "SEEN" the message.

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                                    • Allow splitting the contacts window from the conversation window (as was possible in earlier Skype versions)

                                      Allow splitting the contacts window from the conversation window (as was possible in earlier Skype versions.

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                                      • Skype for Business online user presence reports

                                        Skype for Business online user presence reports, Daily online, busy, away status of each users

                                        Sr # 617100691302141

                                        14 votes
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                                        • load up your own emoticons.

                                          loading up own emoticons. would be really helpful for culture topics in communication. A lot of clients are interested in this. living activity....

                                          3 votes
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                                          • Make phone app and computer program status independent

                                            At the moment if I set invisible on phone it sets computer status also to invisible.

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