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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.

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Hello Experts, I have Exchange 2013 CU21, with AD 2012 R2, on prem. We have Azure AD connect setup for synchronization of accounts to Office 365, and leverage pass-through authentication. We also have SFB 2015 on-prem and have setup SFB hybrid with SFB online. I would like to introduce Teams into the organization, but am having difficulty with the SFB and teams interoperability. When a user that has been migrated to O365 for E-mail and Skype, from their Teams, messages an on-prem SFB user, the chat message does not appear in their SFB client, instead the on-prem user receives an email saying someone is trying to contact them on Teams, and asks them to install Teams. I would like to have the message go straight to SFB client.

For the Teams Users, i have set the parameters as shown in attached pic: Capture1, and for the on-prem SFB user, i have set the parameters as shown in attached pic: Capture2, based on this Microsoft article: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/MicrosoftTeams/migration-interop-guidance-for-teams-with-skype

when the SFB user from on-prem messages the Office 365 user from their SFB client, then the O365 user receives it in Teams, and then they are able to chat with one another, but it seems that the Teams user cannot initiate the chat. However, if a Teams user from O365 Teams calls a user on-prem, then the calls comes in their SFB client which is good. but chat does not seem to be working as it should. Has anyone experienced this issue? Any guidance …
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I want a cheap 800 number service. 3 choices with prompts. All I want is voip. There is no call center. No forwarding to cell phones. Maybe just used for voicemail. A free 1 month trial and an expensive bill is expensive.
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In Skype for Business Server 2015, Is there a way to disable clients from retrieving location information from the LIS/Secondary LIS every time the client registers with the server? I want to prevent the client from performing a HELD request to get location information when it first registers to the server. Is this possible with the on-prem server?
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Is there a way to get a report on Skype response groups sign in/out.  We are running Skype for Business server 2015 and we have created response groups that users can sign in/out of.

Leadership would like a report of the Skype users who have signed in/out of a particular response group.
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What are some good quality but inexpensive Skype for Business headsets that I can use on my Windows 10 laptop that will plug into my USB port?
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We use Skype for Business for inner-office messaging.  Several users are experiencing a intermittent issue where their Skype pictures clear and appear as a generic "black" headshot.  Does anyone have any ideas what could be causing this?  Appreciate it.untitled.png
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Hello Experts. We have Exchange 2013 Cu21 with AD2012R2, Skype for business 2016 on prem. we have set up hybrid configuration with Office 365 for Exchange and SFB. We have started migrations of users to Office 365. I've noticed, if i migrate the users mailbox and cut-over the mailbox to Exchange Online first, then cut-over skype for business to SFB online...the users contacts in SFB are lost after cut-over of SFB to SFB online...which is not what i would like.

I receive an error message if i try to migrate/ cutover the users SFB to SFB online after their mailbox has already been cutover to office 365. I have to use the switch '-force' to cut over the users SFB to SFB online, then it is successfully able to cutover. but the user loses their contacts in SFB online, that existed in SFB prior to the cutover.

But if i cut over a users SFB first to SFB online, before cutting over the users mailbox, i do not receive any error message for cutting over SFB. then the users SFB contacts get carried over aswell, and they do not get lost. What is the reason for this. Has anyone encountered this issue with SFB migrations? How can it be resolved for users that i cut-over their email first before cutting over their SFB to Office 365? Please let me know, and thanks in advance.
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Business phone systems - looking to upgrade. What are the options people are currently using? For example if we go to an all cloud based system - what happens when we lose internet, does the system have a fall back adsl number that people can still contact us on? Also anyone used Skype for Business and if so - does it use much bandwidth? Can we have multiple numbers?

Thanks
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I have to install Skype for Business 2015 server for one of my client but for S4B Edge server there network team is not going to allow internal network IP to be assigned to Edge server's internal NIC placed in DMZ,. I want to know can we assign DMZ subnet's IP to both internal and external NIC of edge server? And then will allow communication between internal edge NIC and Frontend Server.  Will this work that way?
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I have a customer that wants to always have Skype for Business log in with the credentials of the logged in user.
They dont want the end user to type username or password, but grab it from Windows.
They run Windows 10 and Office 365.
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How can I connect skype on a tv that isn't smart?

What is best way to connect a webcam?

Use a streamer ? or a stick computer?

it has to simple for use.
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Hi Everyone

I was asked to look into a Task which I'm not sure if it's possible. I have a Lync Server 2013 Enterprise.

Is there a way to set a few users with a specific policy which will allow them to Contact internally only certain users, and Block to Contact anyone else.

This Solution can contain a new Pool in Topology or I'm wondering if there is an option I can achieve them under one Topology.

Also Would be there options like that in Later Skype For Business version.
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We need to disable the ability to create and host meetings in Skype, including the Outlook plugin.  We do not want to remove any other functionality such as screen sharing, chat or phone dialing.  


Is there any way we can disable create and host meeting Skype, Including the Outlook plugin?




Thank you,
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We have recently moved to office365 hybrid environment. We are looking in audio conferencing option. We have taken licensing for audio conferencing and business essentials. I am able to schedule a call and join using a phone. I am looking for a option to just join a static conference ID so if I want a conference on the go I can do it from phone.
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I have a client using an old Vista laptop and a year-old version of Skype.  When someone calls him he cannot hear the caller.  

Details:
1. In Options, both incoming and outgoing audio tests pass (he can hear audio for sure in the test).
2. He can hear audio when he uses Windows Media Player.
3. It's not an issue with the caller, because he cannot hear any caller at all.
4. The caller can hear him fine.

Anyone have any idea?
Thanks.
Dave
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In Skype for Business Server, we have 3-digit extension dialing set up. This is working just fine. The issue is that there are certain 3-digit numbers (not the least of which is 911) that we need to have go outside the local system. I'm having a difficult time getting this to work. I don't know where the issue lies, but I can't get the system to dial out to save my life. Here's what I've done:

1) Added a dialing rule for 911 and moved it to the top of the list. I have it translating to 411 for now (so as not to bombard 911 with test calls - once it works, I will make one test to 911 dispatch and ask them to confirm the caller ID and location).

Dialing Rules
2) Configured the route to match 411 and 911 (to send to the external trunk)

Voice Route
3) I even ran a Voice Routing Test Case to be sure that the result is what I expected. It is.

Voice Routing Test
However, when I dial 911 (and it gets translated to 411), it always rings our internal receptionist response group, and I can't figure out why.

Can anyone help me figure out what else I need to change to make this work?
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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?
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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
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We are transitioning to Skype for Business from an older product called Spark.  With Spark it is fairly easy for each user to populate their own
groups with contacts that are saved and used to IM thru skype.  How can we populate groups without adding them one user at a time. We have some fairly large
groups
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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:-

Equipment
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.


Jon
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After the renewal of the Skype certificate we cannot have conversations with more than 2 participants.On the Skype client the error message we are having is the following
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Good afternoon, we have trouble creating a conversation with more than 3 people. The Skype version is 2015.
Can you help us?
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I currently have a Skype for Business 2015 server that in on prem and accessible to our internal users only.
No mobile clients or outside meetings can be hosted via the config as its internal only
I have been tasked with enabling our config so we can host meetings with outside users and have all our mobile clients connect also
I have a 2016 server setup and have the server iso ready to go
Can anyone point me to a good article or tell me from a best practice point of view how to start this installation
Can I just install the required components and then add the server to the topology?
Thanks in advance!!!
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Hi,

We am looking for a camera to buy for our conference/ meeting room which will be used with Skype for business.

The conference room includes a conference table which seats 4-6 people (2 on right of table and 2 on left) and a 55 inch display mounted on a TV stand beside the wall about 4 foot from the table.

We may also need a microphone on the meeting room table for the Skype calls.

1. What would you recommend as the best camera to buy for this room?

2. Is there any other products you would recommend to use with the camera you recommended?

Thanks,
Robbie
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We recently installed a Polycom  RealPresence Trio 8800 in one of our conference rooms.  We are currently on Office 365 with Skype For Business.  We created a generic conference room 'user account' that we have logged into the device.  The generic account has an Office 365 E3 license assigned.  However, when using Skype, we cannot access the global directory to invite other users.  Even if I log in as myself I only get my Skype Contacts but cannot get out to the Global directory.  What are we doing wrong?
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Skype

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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.