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    1. Create a mechanism that would periodically check and sync meetings and options between Outlook and Skype's DB

      It would be awesome if there was a mechanism that would periodically check and sync meetings and options between Outlook and Skype's DB. This would allow meeting options to be changed without Skype being open and logged in. It would also address any corruption issues in the Skype DB.

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      • Join Conference call in Skype Desktop app by only having the conference id

        Sometime there is no link available because the email with the skype meeting was formatted from html to text. You then only have the conference ID. The only way then to join is via phone but the screen sharing capabilities are not good because of the small screen.
        There should be a way to join a conference via the skype desktop app only having the conference ID ready.

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        • SFB Meetings: Call Me At feature - Goes to Voicemail

          When people use the Call Me At feature and then don't answer their phone, it rolls into their Voicemail, disrupting the meeting going on.

          I understand that in some cases, all attendees should be muted, however, in collaborative meetings this isn't possible.

          Is there any future plans to add in a feature, similar to other Teleconferencing solutions, where when utilizing the Call Me At feature to join a meeting audio would prompt the user to Answer, and then select 1 or # or something, before they are connected to the meeting?

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          • Time on a broadcast meeting CSV report to be the same as the timezone of the meeting

            At present if you download the CSV meeting report after a Skype broadcast meeting has taken it place it downloads with UTC timings which means it isn't accurate the timezone the meeting took place in. Please alter this so that the report details the time information for the timezone the meeting occurred on.

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            • Multiple organizers for skype meetings.

              Need multiple organizers as an option for skype meetings.

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              • Incoming Call and message notification

                Make the center of the screen an option for incoming call and message notifications. Limiting the to only the corners causes then to often get missed. (This is what regular Skype does)

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                • Skype Meeting Broadcast Registration

                  Anonymous attendees is really about having an unsecured meeting. We would still like to capture the names of attendees. It would be nice to have pre-registration or at the time of joining capture of the attendees name and email.

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                  • Add one (1) minute snooze reminder.

                    Now skype has five minute and zero minute reminders. Five minutes is too early but "now" is too late. One minute should do the trick.

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                    • Restrict end meeting

                      We often meet for "office hours", where all attendees are intentionally presenters, so that they can share their screens and show us their issues or ideas. Unfortunately, sometime folks click " ... | End meeting" when they leave, which closes everyone out, forcing others to rejoin.

                      We would love to have a way to restrict the End Meeting function, or at least prompt someone hitting it that they are ending the meeting for everyone. (Perhaps another design choice would be to display "Name has ended the meeting", so at least we could educate them.)

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                      • Ability to add non SFB participants during a meeting

                        issue is to add someone to a Skype meeting that is already running. I am told the person needs to have a Skype and will need to have accepted the invitation. For users that are external and have Skype for Business they will still need to be added to your contacts. You can’t add a non-Microsoft person to a meeting in that way, they would only be able to join online using a meeting invitation. There are no settings that would need to be updated because your Skype is working as it should.

                        This is a big issue as many…

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                        • Audience 'laser pointer' during screen sharing

                          When a Presenter screen shares... and I need to provide instant feedback - I'd like to interact with the Presenter's screen in a read-only / visual only manner... like a 'laser pointer'.
                          Use case: Customer is sharing their screen and I need to direct them where to go... words can't always describe exactly where to 'click'... but a laser pointer can be a leap of an improvement.

                          9 votes
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                          • There should be some notification as to who has put on hold or is trying to connect to another number

                            Its a lot of convenience when someone puts the conference call on hold and we are not able to figure out who has done that .... also if someone tries to connect someone by conferencing from thier end the IVR of the company is heard a couple of times... who did this cannot be figured out and the call has to be disconnected and another line has to be used or rescheduled.

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                            • Display a message when you click on the "Share Content" button to remind people that the desktop sharing features are only available if yo

                              Display a message when you click on the "Share Content" button to remind people that the desktop sharing features are only available if you are the current meeting presenter. It's very confusing if someone else sets up the meeting but one of the attendees is actually doing the presentation. When the attendee clicks on the share button the desktop sharing links are absent. Often the meeting organizer is not very familiar with SFB and many minutes are wasted trying to work out what is wrong. I've had many Skype meetings abandoned at this point as the attendee-presenter does not have…

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                              • Not integrate to Teams

                                I think it's not a good idea to integrate Skype 4B with Teams, since each of these applications has a very particular and useful purpose. In particular I think Skype 4B although it had a slow start, and has been adopted by users of companies, universities, which have identified with it as the medium for chat, for meetings. Integrating it into an application like Teams, which is very good, would confuse these users and potentially reduce their use.

                                6 votes
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                                • request to have a feature to disable or turn off popup preview message at the right lower corner

                                  would like to have this feature in next new release due to some of confidentiality conversations on skype business to be able to turned off and its is annoying especially during a meeting/sharing the desktop content.

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                                  • Allow better recording resolution. Options show 720p and 1080p, but upon playback it is VGA quality.

                                    When running Set-CsConferencingPolicy, it shows the following two options:
                                    Parameter- MaxVideoConferenceResolution

                                    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

                                    Indicates the maximum resolution for meeting video. Allowed values are:

                                    CIF. Common Intermediate Format (CIF) has a resolution of 352 pixels by 288 pixels.

                                    VGA. VGA has a resolution of 640 pixels by 480 pixels.

                                    The default value is VGA.

                                    3 votes
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                                    • HAve a Notification when someone is waiting in the lobby; and to be able to preview Who he/she is.

                                      Currently, if you have a windows above the meeting windows, you may miss one or several people waiting in the lobby. It would be great to have a sound notification like every 20 sec when someone is waiting.

                                      Another point would be to be able to view Phone number or Name of the persons in the lobby prior acception.

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                                      • Ability to Hide dial-in attendees Phone Numbers

                                        To have the ability to hide phone numbers from Attendees in the meeting workspace and participants list. This would be helpful in a multi-party presentation, where parties from multiple companies would attend. They can currently see all dial-in attendees phone numbers, which is not usually desirable.

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                                        • The annoying "grant control" tab on desktop presentations

                                          I am a help desk analyst and we use Skype for Business for remote assistance.. when we access the user computer, that tab "presenting at the moment" where user can grant access to control the mouse is extremely annoying, for both sides. I think this interface can be better.

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