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Skype is for doing things together, whenever you’re apart. Skype’s text, voice and video make it simple to share experiences with the people that matter to you, wherever they are.

With Skype, you can share a story, celebrate a birthday, learn a language, hold a meeting, work with colleagues – just about anything you need to do together every day. You can use Skype on whatever works best for you - on your phone or computer or a TV with Skype on it. It is free to start using Skype - to speak, see and instant message other people on Skype for example.

Is there a way to customise the format of the Skype Meeting request text that appears when setting up the meeting in Outlook.
I would like to separate the text and clean it up a bit.
Toll Number:        +61nnnn
Conference ID:     61216546

At the moment, it includes the phone number and conference ID in a single string, as per below.
Current Skype Meeting format
I have an Office 365 Skype for Business phone number that is loaded onto my iPhone X using the Skype for Business iPhone X app.

I would like to make it so that whenever I call someone from my iPhone X my Skype for Business phone number (and not my iPhone X phone number) will display on the caller ID screen of the person I am calling.

I want everyone to be calling my Skype for Business phone number and not my iPhone phone number.

I am the Office 365 Global administrator for my Office 365 domain.

How can this be done? Where do I need to go to enable this setting?

I have been presented with a problem. I have been requested to add a custom Active Directory attribute value to all Lync contact Cards. A large number of managers that have Active directory accounts have the custom attribute "secretary" along with the value OU location to their secretaries Active Directory Object. . Can that Active Directory custom attribute (called secretary) be updated in Lync Server 2010 and reflected on the Skype for Business contact Card? Can the ABS Configuration Tool be used for this task can a custom attribute be added to it.
I am having a problem with Skype for business. it seems my evaluation copy is expired. how can i activate the full licence?  I was told to do this "run  msiexec.exe /fvomus server.msi EVALTOFULL=1 /qb



on the Front-End and Edge Server.

but how can i point it to server.msi? i cant find the file. I need help
I am running the newest version of Skype on my Windows 10 PC.  I need to contact someone (I have their Skype name), but when I try to connect I get the following message:

Skype Error
I don't use Skype often, and tried to find a setting or other evidence of the problem, but can't.  Can you help?


With Skype for Business/Exchange Online, and a conference room that has a Polycom group Series, how do you logistically use that for Skype Meetings?
Is the Polycom supposed to “be the room” and this you name it the name of the room?  
Or do you create a room for the “room” and create a second “resource” for the Polycom Skype device?  
Further, when you schedule Skype meetings, would there ever be a need to send FROM the top or FROM the Polycom Skype Calendar, as in manually creating the event on the calendar. Or does a Meeting Organizer always simply add the Room and/or Skype enabled Polycom device AS an additional “recipient” in the meeting invite?
Skype and Microsoft office 365 stopped working on Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.  365 still works on EDGE.  I originally thought it was password related, but passwords work when on Microsoft Edge.  It literally seems like authentication only works on EDGE and Skype doesn't work unless in 365 on Edge.  Please help
We have been using Skype for Business (formerly Lync) for IM and video conferencing but are thinking about using Skype PSTN as a replacement for our current PBX.

We are in the process of organising a trial for some users to pilot Skype for Business as their only phone option.

One of the things we need to do is gather some data once their trial has finished and I am looking for help identifying test criteria for the new system.

If you have any thoughts about the sort of questions we should be asking users to assess the suitability of Skype for Business, then please let me know.

Thoughts so far:-

Which microphone device do you normally use for S4B phone calls?
Which amplification device do you normally use for S4B phone calls?
Frequency of use
In a typical day, how likely are you to make a phonecall using S4B
In a typical day, how likely are you to receive a phonecall using S4B
Sound Quality
How does the sound quality compare to landline
How does it compare to mobile

Any questions / comments appreciated.

I have Exchange Hybrid setup so we use AAD Sync. We are looking to use Polycom RealPresence Group Series 700 with Skype Online in O365 but we don't have a PBX.
Should we create a mailbox (which includes ad account) on-prem for it, and then sync/migrate it to Exchange Online. Then from there, assign the skype license and configure/convert?

We have had Skype for a few years.

We are interested in purchasing Skype for Business and installing on a Windows 10 PC.

Before we do so, we would like to know:

- What are the differences between Skype and Skype for Business
- How much does Skype for Business cost
- Where to buy Skype for Business
- Can a person with Skype for Business call someone using Skype and vice versa
- Can the same Skype for Business account be used on any Windows PC in different locations
- Do we need an Office 365 account or can we use Skype for Business without it
- Can Skype for Business be used in a location with low bandwidth

We appreciate your support with the above.

When I call my cell phone using skype on my windows 10 computer
I see the caller id that I selected on skype.com
I am spoofing my phone number to display another phone number that I use but am not currently using because I am calling from a computer.

But when I call a big business the number that shows up is not mine and can not be called again.

How do I purchase the caller id system that a big business has.
Caller ID that does not work with a spoofed phone number.
Current State:
1 Forest/1 Domain
AD Connect to Office 365 (syncing password hashes)
All on-premises Lync and Exchange servers have been decommissioned in the environment

Most users have attributes like this populated - looks like this from old on-premises (However, many are synced to 365):

Q: Can I clear the above attributes without issue?

The reason I ask is I would like to clear the above attributes when I implement the following changes (which is the actual project at hand):

UserPrincipalName attribute    
from foo@contoso.com to foo@fabrikam.com

Mail attribute    
from foo@contoso.com to foo@fabrikam.com

ProxyAddresses attribute - the PrimarySMTPAddress
from SMTP:foo@contoso.com to SMTP:foo@fabrikam.com

ProxyAddresses attribute - the old PrimarySMTPAddress will become the secondary
from SMTP:foo@contoso.com to smtp:foo@contoso.com

ProxyAddresses attribute - the SIP Address
from SIP:foo@contoso.com to SIP:foo@fabrikam.com
automatic call recorder pro android.
I plugged in mic/audio cable and phone call did not record

I know that amolto call recorder for windows skype stops recording when mic is changed

Is this standard among recording apps/programs to stop recording if mic gets unplugged and then plugged in again.
We use Skype for Business but we're currently unable to review the chat logs and receive mobile updates (for instance, updates to a group conversation) on our mobile devices.  At my last place of employment I was able to do both.  My question is, are there some changes to our environment we would would need to make in order to enable both features?  For instance, will these features ONLY work if there's some sort of VPN client running on the mobile device?  Does the customer have to host Skype internally?

If there's a URL that describes the requirements I'd be glad to review them.

SIP and Primary SMTP domains do not match. Skype for Business 2015 client displays EWS not deployed.
Hello, I have an Exchange 2007 and Skype for Business 2015 Server on-premise solution deployed.
Originally, functioning fine with SAN certs using <company>.org domain for required certs on mail server and SfB 2015 Standard Edition solution (Standard, Edge and WAP servers).
Primary SMTP domain was <longcompanyname>.com  (domain NOT included in the SAN certs) and everything functioned fine including Conversation History and Calendar synch between Outlook (2007-2013) and Skype for Business 2015 client.
Fast forward a few years and....
New domain purchased and Primary SMTP for each user changed to <shortcompanyname>.com
NOW, Conversation History and Calendar do NOT synch with Outlook anymore.
Research appeared to state I can have this circumstance without issue after running 'Set-CsClientPolicy -DisableEmailComparisonCheck $true'
Ran the powershell command on the SfB Standard Edition server, rebooted test client and SfB solution. STill Outlook Integration Error and EWS not deployed in SfB client Configuration info.
Users are being forced to upgrade to latest skype client, currently v8.25, but from what i can see the user is not able to increase the chat text size.   This is troublesome and a backwards step for particularity elderly people using 1080+ screens.  

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Does anyone have a hack/workaround for the text size?   If Microsoft have not built the setting into the initial design I can't imagine they will be adding it anytime soon.

can't add delegate into skype

Trying to add user as a Delegate to skype for meeting setup but when I try to select the user Mark Doe, the OK button is greyed out. If I try  anyone else then it works. User is on a Windows 10 machine using Office 2016.

Any ideas?

SFB infrastructure with multiple FE servers, Exchange 2016, client is mixed Outlook 2013/2016, SFB client
Skype for Business - you are driving me mad! Following on from advice from here about recording Skype meetings, I went to set up a Meet Now with someone in my contact list. She was online and the message I got was :  "cannot invite X to to join this meeting". The person is using a messaging programme that does not support more than two participants"..WTF?
So what's the problem? I could do this with Pamela no problem in the old Skype? Thanks.
Working on transitioning our employees to be remote workers.  We want to have a virtualized office experience where we see and hear each other.  I tried that with Skype with on user and the video was awesome and sound was great...then after 10 minutes it crashed her computer.  So much for Skype.  Then we tried FaceTime using our phones, but the image was super grain-ey and blur-ey and sound was in and out.  

What suggestions do you guys have?  We would like good video and audio and have it done in a way that doesn't impact our workstations or tie up our office phones.

I had looked into this:


It's a little pricey and I don't think we need the robot maneuverability.

Anyway, I wonder about the bandwidth issue, or will that become an issue?  I am not sure what crashed her, but I assume Skype was hogging the internet bandwidth while she was VPN connected on her laptop and that somehow mucked the OS?
I have Skype for Business. I want to use it to record calls. When I follow the instructions as per Microsoft I don't have a "Start Recording" option as per their article. I have tried different settings and it's still not available. Any suggestions? Thanks

We have a Skype account for our company.

We sign in with our company email address to access our Skype account on our Windows 10 Pro PC.

For people to get in contact with us, they usually request a Skype ID.

Our Skype ID displays as something like the following: live:" "_(numbers)

We would like to change this as it does not look professional.

How do we change the Skype Name/ID for our Skype account?

We are aware we can change the display name for the account but the Skype ID is needed for people to search for our company on Skype.

I have deployed an on-premise Skype for Business server in several steps. First, I got our in-house Skype working with IM, screen sharing, and phone calls both inside and outside. Then I set up federation so we can Skype with users on our clients' networks. The client is using Office 365 Skype so I moved our on-premise users to Office 365 so we can communicate with the 365 users. Here is where the problem comes in: when I move our users to 365 they lose the ability to make outgoing calls from Skype's dial pad. We can still IM, video chat, and call the other Skype users from their Skype contacts, but can't call our own cell phones for example. We have our own PBX that we want to continue to use for making calls, but we want to integrate it back into Skype so it works like it did on-premise. Do I need a license for Phone System to do this? Is there another way to get Skype to work with the other domain besides moving users to online? I spent a couple hours on the phone with Microsoft the other day and even they don't know what licenses i need.
Hi Experts,

I have a troublesome PC emitting an Error attempting to install Camera "error code 32"

Under device manager the camera is show with exclamation mark unable to update the driver I have installed this camera on anopther PC for testing and it worked so camera is fine

Camera is a Microsoft Cinema,  I can get the audio to work with Skype but Webcam is not detected... anyone come across this one?

Exclamation mark on Camera & both  DVD's that are installed on this PC, there are a few so called fixes I have been through without success...

Any suggestions please?

when I call Santander bank using skype
"welcome to skytel system"

but I can call using a cell phone

Please explain why you think I am blocked
Is there a way to set Skype, when on auto start-up, to start minimised.
To the System tray rather than having to be minimised at splash.






Skype is for doing things together, whenever you’re apart. Skype’s text, voice and video make it simple to share experiences with the people that matter to you, wherever they are.

With Skype, you can share a story, celebrate a birthday, learn a language, hold a meeting, work with colleagues – just about anything you need to do together every day. You can use Skype on whatever works best for you - on your phone or computer or a TV with Skype on it. It is free to start using Skype - to speak, see and instant message other people on Skype for example.

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