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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.

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Windows 10, Skype for business

Have tried reinstalling skype for business, have done a clean install of windows. Still coming with same error, user can sign in other PC. Tried a working account, same error. Skype account has no ...
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Recording System Audio using WASAPI and Port Audio doesn't record Skype but records others

I have developed a program that records my system audio in Python using PyAudio. However, I notice that it records everything except for Skype call audio (and that is really the audio I want to record)...
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Is it possible to tell Windows not to lower the volume of the Skype for Business 2016 client when a call is detected?

Whenever I either receive an incoming call or make an outgoing call through the Skype for Business 2016 Windows desktop client, I've noticed that no matter whether I answer or reject the call, Windows ...
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Skype for Business shows missed conversation notification while it does not list any

For a long time, Skype for Business has been showing a “You have 1 missed conversation(s)” notification like this: However I don't have any missed conversation when I scroll the list of conversations ...
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Unable to record on Skype when more than 2 attendees

I can record a Skype meeting with 2 attendees, when we invite a 3rd attendee the recording stops, along with the ability to record. Does anyone know why this happens and how to fix the problem?
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See when someone was last online. Skype For Business

On skype most the time I can see when someone was last online, as their status will say Offline 14 hours However this morning I went to see if a certain person was in work, and if not when were they ...
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disable all auto-corrections, mistyping correction, and spellchecking in all microsoft applications

Microsoft applications have by default a lot of auto-corrections, spellchecking, etc enabled. Those are sometimes difficult to find (as it changes with each versions, and it is sometimes hidden behind ...
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How to give Screen Recording permission to Skype for Business on MacOs Mojave?

I'm using Skype for Business on MacOs Mojave 10.14.6. When I try to do Screen Sharing, I get message that I need to give permissions to Skype. From what I could gather, I'm supposed to select Screen ...
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Unable to remove OnlineVoiceRoutingPolicy from CsOnlineUser in PowerShell

In PowerShell after having added a VoiceRoutingPolicy to a CsOnlineUser, I have not been able to remove it again afterwards, this prevents me from deleting the VoiceRoutingPolicy. According to ...
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Outlook 2016 Skype Plugin

I am dealing with a couple of laptops where the Skype for business plugin for Outlook has stopped responding completely. When the plugin is removed it can't be added again. I've tried opening the ...
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How can I reassign keyboard shortcuts for Skype for Business 365?

I recently upgraded to Office 365 from Office 2013. In the previous version, I was able to use win+Y to open Skype for Business. In the latest version, this shortcut doesn't work. Instead, I'm ...
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SIP address for group chat in Skype for business

i searched a lot for the URI syntax of SIP address for group chat in Skype for business, i found answer only for a individual chat so i want to is there any syntax for group chat or chat with ...
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Skype call microphone audio doesn't work while working on remote PC using MSTSC

I connect to my work PC remotely through remote desktop application(MSTSC) on Windows. Both my home and work PCs are running Windows 10. I'm using Skype for Business for Office 365 MSO 32-bit. Skype ...
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Recover the missing Skype meeting URL of a Skype meeting invite

I created a new recurring meeting invite using Outlook. I converted it into a Skype meeting invite. So it added all the meeting URL and dial in details into the meeting description. Then I realized ...
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How to keep speaker muted on a MacBook Pro (2018) when joining the Skype for Business conference?

I sit in the offline meeting and joining parallel the same meeting per Skype for Business, because I need to present for online participants. Despite of speakers being muted, my MacBook Pro (2018) ...
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Always join Skype for Business meetings with desktop client

Our organization uses Skype for Business in a way so that links to meetings have the following form https://lync.co.<tld-of-company>/meet/<user-id>/<identifier> When clicking on ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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How to uninstall Skype for Business from Microsoft 365 package?

I installed on my computer Microsoft 365 Pro package for students (https://products.office.com/pl-pl/student/office-in-education). With this package in addition to Word, PowerPoint etc. Skype for ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 shortcuts ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 for ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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:...
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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 (...
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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 ...
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