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    1. Support for Apple AirPods

      Skype does not support AirPods on Windows or Mac effectively. Users are reportedly either unable to speak to the other caller but can hear them, or unable hear the other callers but speak to them.

      1,445 votes
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        126 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Bring the same "Black" theme to Skype for Business that you can get in Outlook 2016 (O365)

        Bring themes to Skype for Business to allow to change the color of the client. The new "Black" color in Outlook bring "dark mode" to outlook, now bring it to Skype for Business!

        2,429 votes
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          134 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Enable sending large amount of Emojis in 1 message

          Hi All,

          When I was sending an entire message in Emoji's, I saw that the emojis are automatically blocked. Try it yourself, you'll probably come across the same issue.

          E.g.: (car)(car)(car)(car)(car)(car)(car)(car)(car)(car)(car)(car)

          The idea is to have enable the functionality to send more than 8 emojis in one message. This will allow for my team to send messages across. We use it in our daily meetings to rate each others performance, and to describe certain problems to each other.

          Thanks for your vote and support.

          18 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Keep history in conversation

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

            11,816 votes
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              64 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Emoji support in groupchat titles

              Have emojis show up in chatroom titles.

              4 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • department

                Give Admin the ability to control Department field while searching for a user.

                4 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Caller ID

                  Caller ID showing as "noreply@skype.voicemail.microsoft.com" in Skype, but the Email sent to user has correct Caller ID on same call. Teams shows the same calls as the phone number of the last caller for all "noreply@skype.voicemail.microsoft.com" listed calls.

                  2 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Skake screen

                    Sometimes it is really difficult to see an incoming skype message. Although the icon on the windows bar "flashes" a bit it is nothing you can clearly notice and some conversations can get missed. I am missing a more "visible" way to let someone know you´re writing to him/her. Years ago Sametime had a feature to "shake" the screen of the person you were writing to, which to me was not only "fun" but also very functional. It might be something like that.

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                      0 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Forcing only a single line message in "What's Happening Today".

                      I want the feature to force Skype for Business desktop client to limit only a single line message in "What's Happening Today" field.

                      Currently a user can enter multiple lines message in "What's Happening Today" field, however, others can only see the first line of the message in contact list by default. They have to take an additional action, clicking the down arrow and expanding message field, to see the whole message. I think most users only see the first line, hence it should be able to input only a single line and short message in "What's Happening Today" field.

                      4 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • conversation list can become long - move current conversation to the top of the list to facilitate re-engagement

                        during a typical day9s) my conversation list can become very long (the list of people that I am IMing) - it would greatly improve efficiency if when I was communicating with someone, it would move that current conversation to the top of the list to facilitate re-engagement. That was the most recent conversation are always on the top of the list...... and please - after I have audio conferenced with someone, please do not put their name at the bottom of the list.... (off screen in some cases) - also put it at the top when the conversation is done.

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                          0 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • When sharing Desktop - Enable presenter to play video files with audio track to attendees

                          Our presenters need to share their Desktop with attendees during Skype meetings because they need to switch between presenting PowerPoint slides and demonstrating a system regularly and fluidly using Alt+Tab.

                          With our previous virtual meeting solution, presenters were also able to play video files to attendees and attendees could see the video via Desktop share and hear the associated audio for the video via the audio connection. This is not possible in Skype with Desktop sharing - the video plays to attendees but they are unable to hear the audio.

                          The "solution" that MS have since put in place is…

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                            0 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • populate all contact of skype users of organization automatically

                            add all contact of skype users of organization automatically

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                              0 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Let Skype change Precense Color based on Categorie in Outllook

                              I want that Skype Change my Presence Status to "Do not Disturb" wenn i planned in Outlook an hour for Scripting. I Catorgorised my Calender with collors for diffrent type of meetings and Scripting.

                              For Example, i want Skype set to "Do not disturb" or "busy" wenn i have a planned a block for Scripting

                              1 vote
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                                0 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Quickly add phone contact through search box as in old Skype

                                In the old version one could type in or paste a phone number ie: +1-555-5555-5555 and call it right away or add it to the Contacts list and name it. 8.x versions don't find anything under search, so the way to do it is too long.
                                Go to Dial Pad, dial the number, then find it in the call log, Edit this Contact (it is a contact already) and rename it (give it a proper name)

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                                  0 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Chat history Like SLACK on chat window its very very frustrating when we have to search it in history in outlook

                                  Chat history Like SLACK on chat window its very very frustrating when we have to search it in history in outlook

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                                    0 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Tag for status change alert - autodisable when presenting desktop

                                    I'd like for Skype to auto-disable my alert-tags when presenting my desktop just the same as how they auto-disable messaging alerts, then re-enable it automatically when I exit desktop presentation mode.

                                    It's happened a couple times where I'm presenting my desktop to a whole team of people, and then the status alert pops up and of course they think I'm "watching" everyone, which is not the case!

                                    I want the feature ON, but it should be disabled while I'm presenting my desktop, otherwise other people can see that I have this feature on and the last thing I need is…

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                                    • Performing Administrative Tasks in a Skype for business Shared Desktop Session, is by design behavior. Please remove this limitation

                                      Performing Administrative Tasks in a Skype for business Shared Desktop Session, is by design behavior. Please remove this limitation as we are using SFB to troubleshoot the end user issues and it is stopping at Task manager, Add/Remove programs, Services.

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                                      • Add the ability to upload a recording for voicemail.

                                        Add option to upload a recording for voicemail.

                                        3 votes
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                                        • Synchronizing skype and teams status

                                          Synchronizing skype and teams status will help user to have the same availability status on all apps / services of Microsoft.

                                          382 votes
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                                            16 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                          • Option to change color/theme

                                            Option to change color/theme

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                                              39 comments  ·  Client - Windows Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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