What is Skype for Business?

Overview

Skype for Business allows you to connect with colleagues or business partners in your company or globally.

  • Initiate conversations with IM, voice, or video calls.
  • Check when your contacts are available online, in a meeting, or presenting.
  • Define industrial-strength security for meetings.
  • Broadcast online to a massive audience.
  • Present your screen during meetings or delegate management to others.
  • Use Skype for Business in other Office programmes to talk, call, or enter a meeting with just a click.

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Quick start guides about Skype for Business

Do I have Skype or Skype for Business?

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Skype for Business on Windows

Quick Start 

Download and install

Set up

Chat

Share and schedule

Set up your mobile apps

Learn more

Beginner

Meetings with Skype for Business

Join

Join a Skype for Business meeting

Call into a Skype for Business meeting on your mobile or other phone

Start a Skype for Business conference call

Find a local number to join a Skype for Business meeting

Let the Skype for Business meeting call you

Video: Join a Skype for Business Meeting

Set up

Set up a Skype for Business meeting in Outlook

Mute or unmute your microphone in a Skype for Business meeting or call

Start an impromptu Skype for Business meeting

Set up a Skype for Business meeting on behalf of someone else

Switch the meeting audio to your phone

Change participant settings for Skype for Business meetings

Skype for Business meeting help

Learn about the Skype for Business meeting window

Video: Schedule a Skype for Business Meeting

Change your dial-in conferencing settings

Meeting Update Tool for Skype for Business and Lync

Share

Present PowerPoint slides in a Skype for Business meeting

Play a video in a Skype for Business meeting

Add a file to a Skype for Business meeting

Preload attachments for a Skype for Business meeting

Take a poll in a Skype for Business meeting

Use the whiteboard to collaborate in a Skype for Business meeting

Have a Q&A session in a Skype for Business meeting

Present programmes in Skype for Business

Who can look at content on their own?

Use shared and private notes in a Skype for Business meeting

Co-author in a Skype for Business meeting or conversation

Video-based screen sharing in Skype for Business

Set File Saving options in Skype for Business

Video: Meet and share using Skype for Business

Troubleshoot OneNote file sharing in Skype for Business

Record

Record and play back a Skype for Business meeting

Skype for Business recording, save, and publish

Recording Manager save and publish

Skype for Business recording location and resolution

Skype for Business Recording Manager

Set Recording options in Skype for Business

Broadcast

What is a Skype Meeting Broadcast?

Join a Skype Meeting Broadcast

Best Practices for Skype Meeting Broadcast

Skype Meeting Broadcast help

Schedule a Skype Meeting Broadcast

Manage a Skype Meeting Broadcast event

Record and post a Skype Meeting Broadcast

Add Microsoft Pulse to a Skype Meeting Broadcast

Add a Yammer feed to a Skype Meeting Broadcast

Add a Q&A session to a Skype Meeting Broadcast

Add a custom URL for troubleshooting and support to a Skype Meeting Broadcast

I get a certificate error when joining a Skype Meeting Broadcast

Make calls with Skype for Business

Make and receive calls

Make and receive calls using Skype for Business

Use your desk phone to make a Skype for Business call

Make and receive a video call using Skype for Business

Transfer a Skype for Business call

Video: Make a call in Skype for Business

You were added as an agent for a response group

Intermediate

Manage calls

Set Call Forwarding options in Skype for Business

Call forwarding and simultaneously ring

Check Skype for Business voicemail and options

Set up TTY (text telephone)

Manage calls as a delegate for a Skype for Business user

Chat in Skype for Business

Conversations

Send an IM in Skype for Business

Find a previous Skype for Business conversation

Use stories in Skype for Business

Set IM options in Skype for Business

Presence

Change your presence status in Skype for Business

Control access to your presence information in Skype for Business

Video: Presence and IM in Skype for Business

Use offline messaging in Skype for Business

Contacts in Skype for Business

Add a contact in Skype for Business

Search for people in Skype for Business

Find info from a contact card in Skype for Business

Set Contacts List options in Skype for Business

Tell me when someone’s status changes

Set Alerts options in Skype for Business

Video: Add a contact in Skype for Business

Expert

Settings

Skype for Business, Skype for Business Basic, Skype for Business for Mac, Skype for Business Online.

Set Personal options in Skype for Business

Set General options in Skype for Business

Change my phone number for Skype for Business

Edit phone number

Announce your name when you join a Skype for Business meeting or call

Set Ringtones and Sounds options in Skype for Business

Customise your location info in Skype for Business

Set options for online meetings and conference calls

Reset your PIN (Personal Identification Number)

Learn more about work hours in Outlook

Change your work hours and days in Outlook

Set Audio Device options in Skype for Business

Set Video Device options in Skype for Business

Set Advanced Connection options in Skype for Business

Set Advanced Phone Integration options

Give feedback about Skype for Business

Troubleshoot problems with Skype for Business

Troubleshoot audio and video in Skype for Business

Troubleshoot connection issues in Skype for Business

Turn on error logs in Skype for Business

Uninstall Skype for Business

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