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  1. Enable Communications Credits for Office 365 GCC tenants

    Currently Office 365 GCC customers are unable to use communications credits in order to leverage Pay-per-Minute Toll-Free audio conferencing for Teams or SfB even though Microsoft does have an Audio Conferencing Pay-per-Minute GCC $0 SKU available to O365 GCC customers. Please enable the use of Communications Credits so that GCC customers can leverage Toll-Free pay-per-minute audio conferencing as part of their Unified Communications strategy.

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  2. Option "Register Teams as the chat app for Office (requires restarting Office applications)" not kept

    This option in TEAMS Parameters is always flagged when TEAMS is started. So no way to set LYNC as default IM instead of TEAMS. You always have to start TEAMS, unflag this parameters before starting OUTLOOK if you need IM integration with Skype for Business.

    19 votes
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  3. PSTN conferencing UAE dial-in number

    PSTN conferencing add dial-in number for uae

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  4. User to see IM sent to them when off-line

    When a person sends an IM to a contact who is offline, the message is not sent anywhere. When the off-line contact becomes available they don't know a message was sent to them. Regular Skype and other IM programs show messages received while off-line. My users are hesitant to consider Skype for Business because it's missing this feature.

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  5. More conferencing policies to be accessed via the SfB admin portal UI.

    Many of my customers have requested the ability for more client conferencing policies to be accessed via the SfB admin portal UI. For example the ability to enable/disable screen sharing rather than using PowerShell.

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  6. common area phones to support voicemails in teams

    common area phones to support voicemails in teams.
    The feature is not available.

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  7. I need to able to block phone calls based on country prefix in Skype For Business

    I need to able to block phone calls based on country prefix in SFB for a specific response group.
    This would help protect back office agents from malicious calls. For example if you do business with country A, and are harassed by calls from country B, you should be able to block those.
    Thank you

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  8. Ability to drill into Call Quality Dashboard Poor Quality Calls

    In Call Quality Dashboard you can see a site had a number of poor quality calls in a time period. But there's no way to see exactly WHICH calls went into that graph plot. The bottom line it's important to be able to map poor aggregate data with individual reports of poor quality. And there's no way to do that at present.

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  9. Better Call Reporting for Cloud PBX Phone System Calling

    Since switching to Skype for Business Phone System for my organization I have been needing some comprehensive call reports but I find the data is not available with the current dashboard reporting options. Here are some data points I would need to have better call reporting.

    Total Calls Received
    Total Calls Made
    Call Duration
    Ring Time before call answered
    Total calls not answered
    Total calls placed on hold
    Total Hold time
    Total Calls Transferred
    Transferred to where?

    14 votes
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  10. skype for business online 911 call alert email to administrator

    It would be nice and helpful if when someone is using Skype for Business Cloud PBX and calls 911 that an email notification can be sent to an specified email address when a 911 call is made. Our current phone system has that feature and is very helpful as someone can go check on that user while waiting for emergency services to be onsite.

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  11. Skype for Business tag for status change alerts enabled for all contacts by default

    End user's contacts in Skype for Business are all being erroneously and automatically selected for "tag for status change alerts". There is currently no way to disable this or remove this setting globally. Each user needs to deselect their contacts from the alerts to remediate.

    This command used to push a global deselect, but is no longer supported:
    Set-CsPrivacyConfiguration -Identity Global -AutoInitiateContacts $false

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  12. Ability to update Organization Profile including Country/Region

    Inadvertently the engineer who setup the account mis-configured the country/region when setting up and we need to change it. I gather the only option is to migrate to a newly created tenant and there are lot's of challenges associated with it. Instead for genuine cases like us, Microsoft should put in place a process to validate and change the region without need for migration to new tenant hassles. The services and subscription on account are basic/common which are available across all regions.

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  13. Allow On Premises Skype For Business to use Office Web App on Office 365

    in hybrid enviroment of skype for business and Lync online to the On premises server to use the office 365 Office Web App

    See discussion here https://community.office365.com/en-us/f/172/p/411408/1022205

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  14. Allow shared mailboxes to apply to Skype for Business

    My IT team has just implemented Skype for Business. We would really like to be able to allow people to send a skype for business message to Helpdesk@ourcompany.domain and have it reach our help desk team as a whole, with the current login they are already using. that way the first available tech can grab the response, video call etc.

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  15. Activate calling plans in Philippines

    Activate calling plans in Philippines. Want to call landlines from Skype for Business. For accomplishing these needs we need Skype for Business (Plan 2), Phone System and Domestic or International Calling plan. Calling plan is not applicable in Philippines

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  16. Request to add SRV records hosted on Microsoft Office 365 cloud side

    Since we have the choice to set up personal domain and add DNS records hosted on Microsoft Office 365 cloud side, we request to add all the SRV records hosted on cloud side. But there is no options to do that. Please improve the products and make it possible to verify all the DNS records hosted on Office 365 side but not public DNS host provider side. Thanks.

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  17. Allow CSP admins to connect to CSP customers skype service

    with:
    New-CsOnlineSession -Credential $Cred -OverrideAdminDomain
    choose CSP customer domain & CSP admin account

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  18. Skype for Business 2015

    Skype for Business 2015 - Alphabetizing Groups can be done manually. It would be nice if a place existed to do it by a click not drag n drop.

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  19. Skype for Business- can't hear audio while share video either "share desktop" or "embedded in Presentation"

    Hi,

    I am having an issue with Skype for business while share video in the meeting. Audio does not work.
    I tried different ways to share video's but still have same issue. Audience can't hear audio.
    1. While i am presenting meeting, i play a video and share my desktop with audience, they can't hear audio but they can see video is playing.
    2. I checked online different solution, where you can embed the video in presentation but skype for B didn't support that feature either. When i go to video slide in ppt, it black out with message "Feature…

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  20. Fix issues with simultaneous ring/forwarding settings to ring another user with incoming call

    Simultaneous ring feature within the forwarding options does not work consistently. Often it rings the delegate who has been selected to receive the simultaneous ring, but it does not ring the original user.
    Please fix this feature of Lync, or fix the feature on Skype for Business app. With the latter, the software does not allow you to select the name of a fellow user to simultaneously ring.

    Additionally, when call-forwarding turned off, often the user hears the call ringing but does not see the pop-up window appear to answer the call, then it flashes briefly without enough time to…

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