Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Update – June 2018

Our May client update took us to 15.0.5031.1000, and now Kb4022170 increments us to 15.0.5041.1000 – but there’s a trick to this one: see “Before/After”. What’s Fixed We have just one update this month, but it’s a doozie and surely a Godsend for some of you: Kb4294971 Skype for Business 2016 or Skype for Business …

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Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Update – April 2018

What’s with the monthly client update cadence at the moment? No complaints here though: I personally benefit from possibly two of these fixes! The March update took us to 15.0.5015.1000, and our early April update (Kb 4018334) adds 8 builds to hit 15.0.5023.1000. What’s Fixed This update fixes the following issues: Kb 4095404 A call …

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Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Update – March 2018

The February update broke us through through the FIVE THOUSAND BUILD mark to hit 15.0.5007.1000, and our March update (Kb 4018290) nudges us higher to 15.0.5015.1000. What’s Fixed This update fixes the following issues: Kb 4089881 Outlook freezes when creating a Skype meeting in Skype for Business 2015 (Lync 2013) Kb 4089880 File transfer is …

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Lock your SfB meeting to prevent unwanted newcomers

Hosting back-to-back meetings is at times unavoidable, and if you’re not careful you run the risk of people joining your second meeting before the first has concluded. This potentially awkward scenario arises when you’ve used the same conference ID for both, and your newcomers blissfully join not realising the virtual meeting room is already (still) …

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Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Update – February 2018

The January update took us to 15.0.4997.1000 and this week Kb 4011678 pushed us through the FIVE THOUSAND BUILD mark to hit 15.0.5007.1000. Phew! What’s Fixed This update fixes the following issues: Kb 4076534 Skype for Business client crashes when working with external contacts in Outlook Kb 4076533 Can’t input messages until clicking participants list …

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SfB user can’t add Delegates or Team Call members

In the process of deploying an SfB installation or maybe in the early days of go-live it’s not uncommon for users to report a problem where they’re unable to add people to their Delegates or Team-Call Group list. It’s less common to see this in established installations, but there are genuine reasons why this might …

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Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Update – January 2018

Happy new year! It’s barely January and we have a fresh update to the client – albeit a relatively small one, but with what looks like a doozie of a fix. Our December update took us to 15.0.4989.1000 and today Kb 4011638 nudges us up a few builds to 15.0.4997.1000. What’s Fixed This update fixes …

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Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Update – December 2017

Our November update took us to 15.0.4981.1000 and today Kb 4011284 nudges us up a few builds to 15.0.4989.1000. What’s Fixed This update fixes the following issues: Kb 4054669 Can’t set the maximum number of contacts for a Skype for Business 2015 (Lync 2013) user Kb 4054671 “The requested operation was blocked by policy” error …

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Lync 2013 / SfB 2015 Client Update – November 2017

Our October Security update took us to 15.0.4971.1000 and today Kb 4011255 jumps us up 10 builds to 15.0.4981.1000. What’s Fixed This update fixes the following issues: Kb 4051054 Phone number instead of contact name is displayed for an Active Directory contact in Skype for Business 2015 (Lync 2013) Kb 4051055 A contacts group is …

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