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Skype for Business (Lync) Overview

Skype for Business (Lync for Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) and under users) is a Microsoft application that allows you to connect with others via instant messaging, audio and video calling, conferencing, and screensharing.

Instant Messaging

Skype for Business allows you to chat with others via instant messaging.

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Phone Calls

Skype for Business allows you to call other Skype for Business users. You may use Skype for Business to initiate audio, as well as video calls, depending upon your needs.

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Conferencing

Skype for Business allows you to set up conferences, and online meetings with other Skype for Business users. Attendees may make use of the instant messaging, audio, whiteboard, and screensharing features, and more, all within a single meeting session.

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How to Get Help

For technical assistance, you may contact the Technology Support Center at (309) 438-4357, or by email at SupportCenter@illinoisstate.edu.

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