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    1. Skype for Business on Mac - record meetings

      Skype for Business on Mac need to record of meeting

      69 votes
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        3 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Skype for business meetings from MAC client support VBSS content sharing when Audio/video sessions are not joined.

        VBSS does not seem to function correctly with polycom room systems if you do not join the audio/video on a mac client. it gets laggy and unworkable

        42 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Just make the Mac version have the same options as the Windows

          My coworkers keep stating features on windows that I cannot find in the Mac. You should be able to change all the same settings as window and see all the same functions. It is time to make them the same.

          16 votes
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            3 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Bring Privacy Relationship to the mac Client!

            I'd like to change the privacy relationship of several teammembers so that they can contact me even when I am on «do not disturb». Works on windows, but not on a mac.

            15 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Fix whatever causes the "We couldn't send this message" in the middle of a 2 way conversation. Obviously it was delivered.

              In the middle of a 2 way conversation you get the message "We couldn't send this message" but the person answers back so obviously it was delivered.

              172 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Multi race options for 'people' emoji's on Skype. And not a default of Caucasian!

                Why are all of the Skype 'people' emoji's Caucasian? Shouldn't it be a given to have a mixture of race options and not a white default? I am Caucasian and I find it offensive that a person of color has to no option that represents them in the Skype communicators. It absolutely baffles me that I even have to ask/suggest this.

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                  1 comment  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Make "New and Improved Skype for Business Windows Notification" available for Mac

                  In 2016 a new feature was added to Skype for Business in Windows updates. We use this feature heavily at my job, as all employees receive calls to multiple lines and there is a hierarchy of answering different lines. When I work from home on my Mac, I'm not able to take calls at all because I can't see what line the calls are coming into, where on my Windows PC at work, I can.
                  https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Skype-for-Business-Blog/New-Skype-for-Business-2016-on-Windows-Notifications-look-and/ba-p/39885

                  28 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 7 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Notify when specific person send a message on a group.

                      We have a Skype group for all employees. HR of the company occasionally posts important message in the group. All the other time this group is noisy with jokes typical social interactions. I want to mute all other conversation except notified from HR.

                      3 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • We need the ability to Set Status options in Skype for Business for Mac users - increase the time to change automatically

                        We need the ability to Set Status options in Skype for Business to increase the time before it changes automatically to idle or away. Five minutes is too little and is unpractical

                        For Mac users

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                          0 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Private Relationships and Profile Picture

                          Can you please add the feature similar to PC to have privacy relationships so that if you want "urgent interruptions only" from a select group of people you can get those? Also, can you please allow for Skype to share the updated profile picture or be able to easily allow you to change your picture when need be?

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                            0 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Proper support for Mac and iOS clients

                            I am appalled at how much functionality is left out of the Mac client. As a Skype for Business user, I expect simply to be able to exchange messages, make calls, record calls, share my screen and give or take control. The fact that so much is missing from the Mac client tells me Microsoft is not serious about multiple platform support. This is something you better rectify quickly, or alternatives will start to pop up. The Mac client must be totally equivalent to the Windows one, feature by feature.
                            All the same applies to all mobile clients, especially the…

                            22 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Add support for Lync Server 2010 to Skype for Business

                              Lync 2011 is 32-bit and will be unsupported after macOS Mojave. Skype for Business Mac will not work with Lync 2010 back-end server, but Skype for Business Windows does. Company has no immediate plans to upgrade back-end server so support for Lync 2010 server is going to be an issue shortly.

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                                0 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • make skype for business for mac better

                                SFB on Mac is so horrible. Just scrap this entire horrific program and make it like windows!! conversations are not working properly, MAKE ONE CHAT PER PERSON. How hard can it be?? Who came up with the ****** idea to have several different conversations for the same contact??? So stupid. Not to mention the connection issues I have, E V E R Y day. Now I cant even sign in. SFB for windows is working fine, I have no idea why it should be so hard to create a working program on mac. Jesus christ, put some effort into delivering…

                                7 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Joining a VMP by number (dialpad) - no video option

                                  1. In Skype for Business for Mac, click Calls and on the phone keypad, type/click in the phone number for your VMP, and Call.
                                  2. Try to access the video option.
                                  OR
                                  1. In Contacts, type in the phone number for your VMP.
                                  2. Right-click the numeric result and try to choose Start Video Call.

                                  Video calling is not available. However, it is on Windows when you do it this way.

                                  You need to locate the VMP in the GAL, and then you can access the Video Call option.

                                  This should be fixed.

                                  3 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Double-Click to Send IM on Mac

                                    In Skype for Business 16.16.102 for macOS, double-clicking contact in "Members" list (right pane) does not start IM, unlike "All Contacts" list (left pane). Instead, must click contact's icon or right-lick name and select "Send Instant Message." The default action for both lists should be to start a new IM.

                                    3 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Option to block ESC key from deletting your message without UNDO...

                                      Please add that option.. Losing long message when incidentally hit the ESC button is real pain...

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                                      • Make it usable for external users on any device

                                        This is a policy rattrap not a technical problem. With modern authentication tools like OAUTH2 a user should not need to have a Microsoft account to use Skype for Business or SharePoint on-line. And the whole business of requiring specialized software for business conferencing is destructive. Regular Skype should suffice. If you don't want real world customers using your software just tell us. Don't wait until we sign up as a small business looking for a usable business communication solution with customers and vendors. Don't wait until we embarrass our relationship with these customers and vendors because your software just…

                                        4 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Enhance idle/away settings for Mac

                                          Please allow Skype for Business for Mac users to adjust the amount of time it takes for the status to appear as "away" when the computer is idle, or to turn that feature off completely. Sometimes, my job entails reviewing hard copy documents. I may not be using my computer, but I am still working (and available). I would like to be able to adjust this setting or turn it off. It looks like this is an option for PC. Why not Mac?

                                          253 votes
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                                            10 comments  ·  Client - Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                          • Allow us to mute join/leaving alert noises during Skype for Business meetings.

                                            Don't know if it's an option in Windows but in Mac there doesn't seem to be a way to fix this. And it's stupid. Sick of hearing presentations while a hundred giant beeps happen every minute.

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