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  1. The conversations should load with the history automatically

    Like Skype for public, this app should load previous conversations in the same chat window. Currently we have to scroll through a list of chats maintained for each session. Instead, it should display conversations like Skype

    13,697 votes
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      79 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Ability to paste a screenshot directly into a conversation without having to save it as a file

      When the print screen button is used to take a screenshot, the ability to send this screenshot by pressing ctrl+v in the conversation. This is available in regular Skype but not in Skype for Business.

      13,615 votes
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        43 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Store the conversation history within the application, instead of requiring Outloook

        It's utterly bizarre that if I want to look back over previous IM conversations with someone - even if they were only a few hours ago - I have to use a separate client instead of having them right there in the IM window itself.

        It's even more daft, given that normal Skype has this capability, but Skype for Business doesn't. So the supposedly premium tool is missing a key function which the free tool does have.

        By all means, store the conversations at server level separately as well, so that we can access them independently of the client if…

        10,679 votes
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          119 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Keep history in conversation

          keep all history in the conversation, as is done in gtalk

          10,416 votes
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            41 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add screen capturing feature

            Copy/paste feature is a rather lengthy process. Adding a simple screen capture feature to the tools (such as attaching files, emoticons, etc) would be very helpful when needing quick discussions and actions.

            9,126 votes
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              85 comments  ·  Manageability - Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Continous Conversation / IM Roaming across devices

              Provide ability to continue conversations across multiple devices with chat/content history displayed.

              6,896 votes
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                144 comments  ·  Meeting - Meeting Experiences  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Remove the smiley face from the Skype for Business

                The smiley face in the "Business" software is not appropriate, at minimun. So can you remove this? Thanks.

                6,450 votes
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                  187 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                    249 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Combining Skype & Skype for Business client

                    Need the option to have business and personal contact come.together in 1 Skype interface at the client end. I don't want to have to run two instances to communicate with different groups. I also have a subscriptions linked to my private Skype account, which I'd like to be able to use to make calls to business contacts.

                    5,725 votes
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                      55 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Stop saving conversations in email. Save it in Skype where I need it. If I wanted the conversations in my email, I would have sent an email.

                      Stop saving conversations in email. Save it in Skype where I need it. If I wanted the conversations in my email, I would have sent an email.

                      5,502 votes
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                        18 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • User has read message

                        I love using SFB. But in my job, i need to contact people and when it comes to certain topics, people tend to ignore me and i have noticed i can not see whether they have read the message or not? (Unless they are typing).

                        If i could see whether they have read the message it would give me an idea of who is busy and those who are just ignoring you. (Whatsapp concept).

                        5,010 votes
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                          22 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add GIFs

                          Add option to save and send GIFs besides smileys and emoticons. Lotus Sametime has GIFs and it is one of it's best features.

                          4,965 votes
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                            26 comments  ·  Manageability - Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Cut and paste is stupid. Just copy what I have selected not names, dates and times

                            Cut and paste is stupid. Just copy what I have selected not names, dates and times

                            4,413 votes
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                              29 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Scroll down automatically when new messages are received

                              Even when chat window is open, and new message is received, it doesn't scroll down, I always need to press the three-dots button on bottom right to see latest messages, very counter-productive.

                              Please enable automatic scroll to prevent having to move my tired little mouse cursor always to chat screen.

                              4,267 votes
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                                98 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add a "Working from home" status

                                Add a "Working from home" or "Working remotely" status so we can indicate when we are working remotely so coworkers know we aren't at our desk even though we're online.

                                4,235 votes
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                                  7 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • The chat history is feature is awfull, it creates new history for every bit fo conversation instead of havinf one single history.

                                  The chat history feature is awfull, it creates new history for every bit of conversation instead of having one single history. When starting a conversaton on desktop and then carrying on mobile it loses part of the messages.

                                  4,228 votes
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                                    23 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • More emonitcons

                                    More emoticons needs to be added and needs to give option to add own emoticons.

                                    4,054 votes
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                                      24 comments  ·  Developer Platform  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Minimalist Mode

                                      The smallest window size for Skype for Business is almost 1/4th the screen on a 4:3 ration monitor. My names/contacts are only half the width. Additionally 1/3rd the height is to buttons/status that could be reduced as well.

                                      I would like to see a minimalist view and be able to shrink the menu/status bars as well.

                                      3,739 votes
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                                        71 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Be able to use .GIF's besides smileys and emoticons, like Lotus Notes :)

                                        Be able to use .GIF's besides smileys and emoticons, like Lotus Notes :)

                                        3,369 votes
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                                          8 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • when sharing screen, enable laserpointer from just like when in presentaions.

                                          when I share a PowerPoint presentation, the others can click the screen, an we all got a small laser dot with their name next to it, so we all can see where they click.
                                          That feature is disabled for anything else than PowerPoint,
                                          We want it for all presentations mode, especially when we just share the desktop.
                                          that would enable a lot better collaboration and quicker meetings :)

                                          3,336 votes
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                                            110 comments  ·  Meeting - Meeting Experiences  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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