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Hi Experts,

One of our partner raised the below query:

 

Is there a way to set Dynamic Conference IDs on MAC client for SFB using outlook?

 

Please assist. Many thankns.

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Is this for SfB Server or SfB Online? The reason why i ask is SfBO supports dynamic conference ID's by default now. This is a server side driven, tenant wide setting thou... Read More

C8fjiiDXgAEGVqLSo I have SfB 2015 on prem and Exch O365.  All was working fine until the latest update.  I go sign in and put in the correct details and it just drops out to sign in again.  Anyone else see this issue?

 

 

 

 

 

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please provide update for this issue as we have 25 users with the same results.

we are rolling out the full S4B to all users soon....

I am Still experincing the O365 Excahnge calendar sign in...We have S4B Server on Prem.

Currently running S4B client 16.9.3

I was able to change the Exchange address on the

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I have the same issue but have never had a working Meetings or automatic status update from calendar since switching from Lync 2013 to Skype for Business 2016. When I ent

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I have the same issue. And the client does not save any conversation history.

Same here, but i didn't open a ticket untill now.

I have a few Mac users that have issues joining a Skype meeting from the client. It appears if they click "Join" or the hyperlink in the email it fails to join them into the meeting. It keeps ringing on the computer but never actually hops into the meetin

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I am also having similar issue as well, users can login to Skype but when they try to join a meeting the call window just continually rings trying to connect. All other a

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Can you provide me with the location or a link to to the 16.9.18 download?

It appears that the Office Update on Mac keeps trying to reinstall the same version of Skype for Business over and over. This happens even when the application has instal

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We received many feedbacks from you about the Single Window mode.  We made some changes in 16.2, currently available for Insiders, to simplify the mode.

 

• Single Window mode will be available for all users (SFB Online, SFB Server 2015 and Lync Server 20

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8/2/17. Still no progress on these issues. I've looked on other posts and at least for file transfer we were supposed to see it implemented Q2CY17. Well, we're halfway th... Read More

It's 2-May-2017 now...

 

Any news on when Single-Window UI will be available for users with EnableAutoIMArchiving disabled by group policy? 

 

We are unable to change ours fo

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Any news on when we can expect an update that will allow Single Window mode for people where Group Policy has dictated AutoIMArchiving is disabled? 

this is working for me now, but the client does not seem to remember the preference setting. Each time I start it I have to go to preferences and uncheck the option in or

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@Kam Foo Aw How can we find out if enableimarchiving is enabled or disabled?

 

I checked the SfB log file and I could not find a property in it with that name. What does se

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Hi,

 

I see Build 16.9.3 has introduced the pop up like the PC client - finally - thank-you!  When will the pop up have the "Do not Join Audio" option available?  This feature is required for anyone joining a meeting who wants to just view content - for ins

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Yep, done so many times. :-)
Interesting enough, it is not showing this for me (build 16.9.3). In preferences under calls I do have it selected to ask me which device to use before joining a meeting.

I may have posted this in the wrong place yesterday (attached to a version release announcment). Proabalby better as its own post:

 

I have a long standing problem and wonder if others have same problem. In the Chat list (of past chats), chats with the same

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I'm seeing the same thing. Windows does not have this issue.

What is your retention period for chat? We have retention turned off, which terminates the chat if not read soon enough, and this can cause the issue you see. A record of

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Rob-

 

This is something that I frequently see as well. 

 

I'm not sure why this is different than the windows version or the old version of Lync. 

 

Thanks

 

-Ben

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Hi,

Admins can not scedule meetings on outlook on behalf of the boss this feature is enabled in Outlook Mac Insider fast and slow for these versions.

Insider Fast 15.36.608+

Insider Slow 15.36.702+

 

Outlook for Mac release notes: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/outlookformac/2017/05/25/insider-fast-release-notes-15-36-170524/

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I have not seen this in the Fast Insider builds - please point me in the direction where SFB (on prem) and Outlook clients exist that support delegation.
The feature is available in the Outlook Insiders. It will be available soon.
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We are using O365 and for SfB on Mac, all of our Mac users are not able to have their status change when they have a meeting on their calandar and they are shown as Busy.

 

This works for Windows SfB Users, and for Lync 2011 on Mac.. But does not work at al

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Still looking for a resolution on this?  When will it be fixed???!!!!!

Any update on this?  Don't understand why this does not work.

In my case it seems that status in SfB on MacOS randomly resets itself. I have my status set to "busy" (not automatic) but I will randomly end up as "away" or even "avail... Read More
Has there been any udpate or fix on this? I have SfB v.16.2.156 and Outlook 15.30 and my status does no update when I am in a meeting, I have to remember to change it. It... Read More
Hi David, I've been in contact with the SfB Beta Technical Support team regarding this since mid October. They are currently actively working to resolve this issue. My mo... Read More
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We have released a new Insider build to both Fast and Slow channels with 3 important bug fixes.  Please try it out and let us know your feedback!

 

Improvements

  • Fixed issued related to users not being able to sign in due to URL format.

  • Fixed memory le

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I have a long standing problem and wonder if others have same problem. In the Chat list (of past chats), chats with the same person get broken up into many small chats, e

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There is no way of sending an attachment/file through Skype for business on mac. 

Mac OS (10.11.6). 

 

Please help. 

 

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Clarification: 1:1 file transfer is support in SFB Mac for Skype for Business Online users. Support for SBF Server 2015 and Lync Server 2013 users is currently being work... Read More

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Any news on this? Seems really poor that this feature has been dropped!! I work in IT and rely on being able to send colleagues screenshots through SFB on my

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Problematic not to have file / attachment capability. Trying to get users to stay within the 365 environment is difficult when other platforms have such basic features.

I was shocked to find out today that you can't send attachments through Mac's Skype for business client. How does this not top the list of features? Having a mixed enviro

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This feature alone is a huge factor in our organization holding back on implementing SfB for Mac.

I'm getting emails about missed conversations in sfb for Mac even though my sfb is connected.  When this happens, I try to send someone a chat message and it doesn't throw an error, but the message is not received.  I have to restart sfb for those message

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I'm having the exact same problem!

Hi all,

 

Am I the only one who experiance nearly all the time the lack of a "zoom" or "bigger" window when someone else is sharing the entire screen?

 

As you can see attached even if I have the SfB window on full desktop size on my 15" MacBook Pro 2016, the

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I have the same complaint.

Hello fellow Users,

with all the missing amenities in the app I am wondering whether this one is intentional or just my set-up problem: the only contacts the SfB client will find when searching contacts are my colleagues. The Outlook address book and the i

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Searching for Outlook contacts is not supported in SFB for Mac yet.  It is in our backlog.  SFB Mac is still catching up to SFB for Windows on the feature parity.  We hav

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Hello Experts,

in our office I am using a Mac and all other users are working with Windows systems. Our CRM is (unfortunately) running on a Windows Terminal Server thus making it necessary to work "in a Windows environment". Our Microsoft package is OFFICE

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Well thanks but that's NOT going to happen

With this setup this won't work, a combination of Citrix XenDesktop/XenApp and the HDX RealTime Media Engine for Microsoft Skype® for Business is at the moment the only w

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Hi - Any idea of roadmap timing for when the Skype for Business Mac client will support joining an external call native in the app, like the PC,  vs calling out to the SfB Web App?

 

I see that a Fedrated meeting is currently native - although kludgy join m

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Hi Matthew, Anonymous guest join is now supported in Insider Fast. Please install the latest Insider Fast build 16.8.170 and let us know if you have any feedback! Thanks,... Read More
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Anyone care to reply? Is this a bug? Do you have a time line of other features not existent in the Mac client vs PC client that you can share please. I have 1200+ Mac use... Read More
So what's the hold up on matching the presence indicators with Outlook? This has been requested for months.

I piece of feedback I can give you is to make the touchbar buttons bigger. You have the whole touchbar (right and left) and we have these 4 buttons right on top of each o

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Hi,

 

We have released build 16.7.172 to Insider Fast channel.  This build includes the fix to a bug where we were showing chat as disabled before an IM reaches the remote participant.  Please install the latest build and let us know if you run into any i

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 Hi Chermaine,

 

Several of our users are reporting seeing the chat disabled issue again after upgrading to 16.7.184. 

 

Here's a video of it occuring

 

Please let me know if

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I am not able to record Skype for Business meeting from mac. Please help me with the procedure of recording Skype for Business meeting from Mac?

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Get a Windows PC instead :-)

 

Recording on a Mac has never been available, and I've not come across any road-map items that says it will be in the future either.

 

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn933896.aspx

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Hi, 

We are having more than 50% population on Mac OS X.

Last I heard that Skype for Business Mac client tagging traffic however apply OS X not honoring that.

Is there any update on it..

 

thank you.

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We're using an on-premises Skype for Business environment, when Windows or Mac clients try to send a message to a Skype for Business Mac client, the sender usually receives 'We couldn't send this message' while the message is delivered. It probably has so

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Sorry I meant to say CLIENT policy, not voice.
This was resolved for us by changing the following parameter in the voice policy assigned to both the sender and recipient of the IM: IMLatencyErrorThreshold We set this ... Read More

Version: Build 16.5.172

Improvements

  • Fixed a false warning about Conversation History availability when the computer resumes.

  • Fixed an issue about users not receiving an error message when trying to sign in to Skype for Business on Mac on a network th

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can you provide me the download link for this build?

I only were able to find the release notes but not the file.

 

~Auggie 

Hi,

 

I was wondering if someone could clarify this for me, we are using Skype for Buesiness as many of our clients are using so I though it would be nice to get the Outlook online meeting feature working however i always get this message with a loading bar

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Hi, we would like to know your feedback on your mute experience.  Is it clear to you when you are muted in a call or conference?  Do you find it easy to unmute yourself?  Or have others unmute you?  Please share with us your feedback.  You can also go to 

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I am having issues in where after I mute and un mute myself a few times I can no longer do so. Version 1.0.00.13152

I started my own thread for this but then this thread was highlighted after posting.  As of 16.3.240 every time I start a voice conversation my headset automatically mute

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Mute works. If you have a headset with a mute button, the mute icon in teams does not change when you mute from the headset.

I have had issues in previous builds where after I mute and un mute myself a few times I can no longer do so. I have not yet tested this in 16.2.143

 

I also think the icon

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I find the current microphone state reasonably intuitive and consistent. I would not like to see it change after all the effort some of us went to to get it to this state

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