Office Insider releases for Skype for Business on Mac

For members of the Office Insider program, get the latest information about security fixes and improvements in Skype for Business on Mac.

January 19, 2017

Version: Build 16.3.200

  • Duplicated contacts and contact’s email are shown at same time when users search a contact. Now users will only see one contact by using the workaround of deleting the sign-in info:

    1. Log out of Skype for Business on Mac.

    2. Delete any sign-in info.

  • Certified generic HID devices for the following functionality: accept/end incoming call, end ongoing call, mute/unmute, hold/resume.

  • Fixed issue of desktop sharing from Windows users is shown very small.

  • Fixed clicking on the contact card of a user to start a new chat does not always populate the chat window with the contact.

  • Fixed notifications for past messages should not be sent/displayed.

  • Fixed issue with users unable to transfer calls.

  • Fixed issue with users not receiving A/V invitation from IM window.

  • Fixed issue with creating a "New Group."

  • Improved messages in the UI.

  • Fixed additional crash bugs.

January 10, 2017

Version: Build 16.3.121

  • Fixed duplicated contacts and contacts' email, which were shown at the same time when users searched a contact. Now users will see only one contact.

  • Fixed “0+” indicator, which was shown after users answered a 1:1 audio/video call.

  • Fixed contact status, which did not update when users changed from "Away" to "Off Work."

  • Fixed numerous crash issues related to Group Video Calling (GVC).

  • Fixed numerous issues related to accessibility.

  • Fixed an issue where Microsoft Auto Update channels were being overwritten by the client.

  • Implemented improvements to CPU performance when viewing shared screens over Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP).

  • Fixed an issue where contact group expanded/collapsed state would go out of sync.

  • Implemented numerous UI improvements.

December 7, 2016

Version: Build 16.2.143

  • Fixed an issue where notifications were persistent. Users can change their settings in the notifications panel.

December 6, 2016

Version: Build 16.2.140

  • Implemented improvements to desktop sharing while in person-to-person calls.

  • Implemented improvements to UI in chats.

  • Fixed crash bugs.

December 7, 2016

Version: Build 16.2.144

  • Fixed an issue where notifications were persistent. Users can change their settings in the notifications panel.

  • Implemented improvements to desktop sharing while in person-to-person calls.

  • Implemented improvements to UI in chats.

  • Fixed crash bugs.

See Also

Known issues - Skype for Business on Mac

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