Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [skype-for-business]

Skype for Business Online is a communication service developed by Microsoft that features instant messaging, audio and video calls, online meetings, and sharing, all in one app. Conversations are protected by authentication and encryption.

0
votes
1answer
16 views

How to find my ID in Skype for Business?

I would like to invite someone external to my organization to be part of a Skype for Business meeting which I am setting up in Outlook. I sent him a connection request using the Skype ID he gave me, ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Skype for business via Remote Desktop

I'm using skype for business via remote desktop. In order to make audio calls I use these settings: It works fine for the firsts minutes of the call. But then seems my Microphone stop working. Both ...
0
votes
2answers
353 views

WINDOWS 10 how to stop “Skype for Business” from starting

A couple weeks ago, "Skype for Business" started popping up when I logged in. I opened its settings and unchecked Tools > Options > Personal > [] "Auto start when I log on to Windows" and it stopped ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

How to keep chat open with all participants after disconnecting call on skype for business?

Anyone know why I am facing this issue? Let's say I am on a Skype for Business (Windows client) call with five people. If I hang up by clicking the "Red" button, I should still have all five ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Force Skype for Business on OS X to use a single conversation per contact

I'm using Skype for Business (16.23.64) on OS X Mojave. It has an annoying habit of not grouping conversations: The List View has a similar "feature". Is there a setting that will stop this?
0
votes
1answer
12 views

Skype for business - how to change the received files default path?

How to change the default path of the Skype for business's received files. Where can I find the settings to change the default path?
0
votes
0answers
58 views

How can I install the PowerShell module for SkypeforBusiness?

Trying to install the PowerShell module called "SkypeforBusiness" The PowerShell module is installed on the server where Skype is currently running but I want to install the module on a different ...
0
votes
2answers
71 views

How to uninstall Skype for Business from Office 365 package?

I have installed on my Windows 10 PC, Office 365 Pro package for students (https://products.office.com/pl-pl/student/office-in-education). With this package on my PC in addition to Word, PowerPoint ...
1
vote
0answers
76 views

Skype doesn't show audio/video devices after installing Office365 + Skype for business [closed]

Skype desktop doesn't identify my microphone/speakerswebcam - audio/video options say "no device found". Skype desktop used to work, until I replaced my Office 2016 with Office 365, which includes ...
2
votes
1answer
264 views

Edge won't connect to internet, Skype for business won't screen-share, Windows Store won't update apps after Windows 10 version 1809 installed

I ran into a problem after upgrading Windows 10 October 2018 to version 1809. After the Windows update I noticed the following problems with Microsoft applications: Microsoft Edge could no longer ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

MS Teams: How can I view time and duration of audio calls or the chat history?

In Skype for business (SfB), there is a neat feature that made it easy to track audio calls at the end of the day. It shows the time and duration of calls in the chat history like this: The SfB chat ...
2
votes
1answer
106 views

Skype Room Systems cannot join external SfB meeting when invitation is forwarded

We run Exchange Server 2016 on-prem. The hardware in our rooms is Lenovo Thinksmart Hub 500. We have an issue when the room devices are sent a forwarded invite to a Skype meeting. The device doesn't ...
0
votes
0answers
112 views

Skype for Business on Mac disconnects with screen saver action

I am a corporate user and our Mac IT team has not been able to solve this very long-standing and frustrating issue with Skype for Business (S4B). My normal configuration is two external monitors ...
0
votes
1answer
244 views

Unable to resize “Skype for business” contact list

Yo, I am unable to resize the contact list. When I hover over the divider line the cursor changes to the "Horizontal resize" cursor (the double ended arrow), but when I drag side to side it only ...
1
vote
0answers
104 views

Can I Share Host Applications From Skype For Business Web App In A VM?

I am using Ubuntu for development but I can't share my screen in meetings because Skype For Business doesn't support Linux. Even the "web app" doesn't work on Linux because it requires a native binary ...
2
votes
1answer
150 views

Unable to cast COM object of type System.__ComObject to IRibbonUI. IID 00c03a7-0000-0000-c000-000000000046 TYPE_E_LIBNOTREGISTERED 0x8002801d

After applying Microsoft .NET patches or upgrade and then subsequent downgrade of Microsoft Office, I am getting an error: Unable to cast COM object of type System.__ComObject to IRibbonUI. IID ...
0
votes
0answers
448 views

Skype for Business client on a Virtual Machine can't connect external inbound calls

I am running the Skype for Business 2016 client on a Windows 7 guest VM on a Linux Mint host. The VM sees the network via VirtualBox NAT. Everything works, except that when I receive a call from an ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Always on Top for Conversations in Skype for Business 2016

I have lost the ability to keep a Skype conversation window on top of other windows after upgrading to Windows 10 with Skype for Business 2016. Previously if you right clicked the top of a ...
1
vote
1answer
28 views

Skype for Business links for Teams meeting

In the company I work for we have conference equipment based on Logitech SmartDock devices which support Skype for Business conferences. You send a meeting invitation to a conference room resource and ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Configuring MetaData fields in Word 2016

The template I have made has the "Author" field however our Word accounts are synced with our Global "Outlook Contact" so when the person is signed opens it, they pull in the Email address instead of ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

How to send strikethrough text in Skype for Business?

I'm trying to send a message with strikethrough text in it, and came across this question and its answers, but it doesn't seem to work for Skype for Business. I've tried: ~text~ The keyboard ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Skype for Business asks for passwords at weird moments

On my Windows box, I have Skype for business 365 (I will henceforth call it Lync, after the name of the executable). In the system tray, the icon says "Signed in (Available)". I have not opened it in ...
0
votes
1answer
373 views

How to assign all Skype for Business users to a specific policy in Powershell?

So, I need to assign all users to a specific policy. I know how to do this with individual users using the -identity. I have tried using the below: Get-CsOnlineUser | Grant-CsClientPolicy -PolicyName ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

How to Join Skype for Business (Lync) Meetings as a Guest using MAC?

I received a Skype for business meeting (meet.lync.com) request and I don't have a business account in Skype. My operating system is Mac. I clicked on the meeting and a new opened which said your ...
0
votes
1answer
702 views

How to create a skype for business meeting from IBM Notes Calendar?

I need to integrate the Skype for business meetings button into IBM Notes calendar Is there a Skype API that I can use to programmatically do this Thanks Thomas
1
vote
0answers
144 views

How do I prevent Skype for Business from blinking the taskbar?

I have set HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop\ForegroundFlashCount to 1 and ForegroundLockTimeout to 0. Yet, Skype for Business still flashes the taskbar button many times whenever a message is ...
1
vote
0answers
252 views

Any Way To Auto-join Skype Meetings When They Start (MacOS And Windows)?

Is there a way to auto-join Skype-for-Business meetings when they start? I'm hoping to find a solution for both MacOS and Windows. Outlook is an option. This similar question has one answer, though ...
1
vote
0answers
114 views

Skype tabbed conversation navigation panel narrow out, how can I resize it?

Not sure if it's only within this company, but whenever I have multiple conversations tabulated on a left navigation panel, and if I resize skype window, that navigation panel Skype tabbed ...
0
votes
1answer
130 views

SfB Mute Individual Chats

I understand this question has been asked before, but I believe I may be using a separate version of Skype than the rest of those asking and being answered. I would like to mute new message alerts ...
0
votes
1answer
594 views

Tag for status change alerts in Outlook 2016/Skype for Business no longer works

My employer uses Outlook/Exchange and Skype for Business. I can open a user's contact card, click on the ellipses next to the Add and choose Tag for status change alerts This used to work great. ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

How to change status colours in Skype for Business 2016

I'm colour blind, and find it impossible to tell the difference between the colours for 'Available' and 'Away' in Skype for Business 2016: Is there any way to change these, on a per-client basis? I'm ...
0
votes
1answer
152 views

Send Skype for Business message to online users at a specific IP address

I do a lot of remote support work for a client and occasionally need to ask somebody to power-up a laptop (WOL is not consistent) that's on a desk either powered off or suspended. I currently send a ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Bose 35 Headphones Losing Sound in Skype For Business

When I'm on Skype for business call and I do something on my PC that plays a sound, the person talking, no longer plays through my headphones. Once the sound has played, I start to hear the person ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

Skype for Business 2016 [duplicate]

Anyone know a simple explanation why a Skype for Business user who is on a one-to-one video call cannot add another participant? Nor can the other person on the video call?
0
votes
0answers
452 views

Recording Isn't Getting Created

I had a Skype meeting and thus recorded it. Now, it’s over 12 hours and my PC was on, and still the status shows as “Creating 100%”: Why is it taking so long to finish?  What can I do at this point?
1
vote
0answers
252 views

Easier attendance method to Skype for Business meetings?

Our organisation uses the native desktop Skype for Business 2016 client. When I want to have meetings with external users I send them the standard Outlook invitation created by the S4B add-in. This ...
1
vote
0answers
3k views

Skype for business recording shows a status of Warning

For the past 2 days, I am having problems with my recordings done with Skype for business, Windows 10. They show a status of Warning (Runtime Error) and when viewed, I can hear the audio, but the ...
1
vote
1answer
544 views

Conference call combining regular Skype and Skype for Business callers

If you use Skype for Business, apparently it is not possible to have a conference call and include regular Skype callers. I would like to be able to include both Skype for Business and regular Skype ...
0
votes
2answers
223 views

Skype business call equivalent to 'sip' for message

I have an hyperlink in my mail signature to launch a Skype IM (sip:mememe@company.com); I would like to add one to a Skype call, not a call to a phone but a Skype to Skype call; I tried callto:...
2
votes
1answer
601 views

Trouble with default app registrations in Win10

I have used the info in this post Can't change tel protocol handler in Windows 10 The results have been good on the registry side, but the tel: and callto: hyperlinks still try to open Skype (...
1
vote
1answer
148 views

Skype for Business on Mac no main menu

I am essentially trying to change the font and font size for chat in Skype for Business on a Mac. As of now I don't have a main menu screen so there is no option or tool tab to get to where you ...
0
votes
0answers
848 views

Skype for business large file recording

I used Skype for Business during a training session to record audio and screen sharing to document a process for about a 3-hour session. After the training was over and stopped recording, it took 3 ...
1
vote
1answer
122 views

Skype Conference call to skype for business

I've just tried to set up a video conference call using skype for mac. Before the meeting, I skyped in a number of my skype contacts and had a 4-way video call with no problems. When it came to the ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

How can I have Skype for Business automatically join meetings planned in the Outlook Calendar?

I'm on a Windows 7 Enterprise computer. My company uses Microsoft products like Skype for Business, Office 365, etc. I have meetings on the calendar throughout the day listed in my Outlook calendar ...
0
votes
0answers
6k views

Conversation history folder is not showing in outlook

I know that you can activate "converation histroy" in skype for business to log incoming and outgoing calls and messages. But although I activate the converation histroy in skype for business, ...
1
vote
1answer
325 views

Skype sound alarm until I read the message [closed]

I need a way (could be a software) that makes some noise when I receive a message on my Skype (desktop). Sometimes I'm away from my computer and I can't listen to the regular sound when I receive a ...
6
votes
1answer
2k views

How to use Skype for Business (full client) after upgrading to Firefox 52+?

I have a client with whom I frequently communicate using Skype for Business meetings. The common use case is that they sends me an invitation to a Skype meeting (hosted on their system), which I open ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to create skype meeting request from Office 365 Web outlook?

How to create skype(skype for business 2016) meeting request using Office 365 Web outlook? I could not able to install conference add-in for outlook web access(OWA). Please help
2
votes
3answers
4k views

Pasting hyperlinks with spaces into Skype for business

My company uses Skype for Business (predominately on Windows 7 machines) as our primary internal instant messaging tool, and I have a problem pasting network share locations (files and folders) when ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

How to unblock Skype for Business in Chrome

I have Skype for Business installed with Office 2016. Originally I had no account so I had to use the WebApp (so I can join as Guest). Eventually I clicked on the "Block" button so Chrome does not ...