Lync is Microsoft's Unified communications Solution. Providing IM & Presence, Video conferencing, Enterprise voice, Office integration and Mobile apps as clients (iOS, Android, WP7, Symbian).

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(Windows 8.1) Launch a specific software if IP address is 192.168.49.*

I know there's is a way to launch an executable when specific condition are met, but i'm not familiar with programming. Is there a way to launch a software, in my case Skype For Business if my local ...
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How do I join a Lync/Skype for business online meeting without a microphone?

The meeting is a presentation rather than a conference call and therefore no microphone is needed to provide feedback. Joining the call results in a Lync/Skype For Business error that there is no ...
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Add a language to spellcheck in Lync

I'm working with Lync and I quite often write message in French & English. My messages are spell-checked well in French but I can't do the same for English. Is there a way to add a language for ...
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How to find the Skype for Business command line options? [closed]

I want to open a 'chat' window in "Skype For Business" in an automated way (from a Powershell-script or BAT/CMD file). However, Googling for this only gave me: the command line options for Lync ...
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Default encoding for Lync 2013/Skype for Business

My company uses Lync 2013 for its intra-office messaging system. I work on service tickets and often interact with those who file the tickets through Lync. Part of my job is documenting the ...
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How to set default phone?

I have Lync 2013 (15.0.4701.1000), not Skype for Business. We don't use Lync to call outside the company, we have phones for that. I have my phone configured in my phones inside: Options => Phones ...
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Screensharing between Skype for Business and older versions of Lync

Microsoft's Lync messenger is being replaced by Skype for Business. Skype for Business is supposed to be a seamless, backwards compatible transition and is often referred to as Skype for Business ...
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UCWA return different presence under different logins

I use UCWA in my project to get presence information from Lync (Skype for business). The problem is, when i use one login to get access to UCWA, I get all the presence info I get when a using Lync ...
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Lync 2010, Group Chat deployment doubts

We currently support Microsoft Lync 2010 infrastructure. We are considering deploying Group Chat in order to provide persistent chat. Can not simply add the Group Chat services to the existing Lync ...
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How to force Skype for Business as a front-end?

I use (as an end-user) Lync 2013 with a Lync 2013 Server infrastructure. A recent Windows update brought Skype for Business as a replacement/alternative for the Lync 2013 client front-end. I ...
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Hiding “speaker gallery” in Skype For Business?

Now that Microsoft have forcibly "upgraded" Lync to Skype For Business, it looks like I can no longer hide the "speaker gallery" when I'm on a voice call. I get a list of big pictures of the people ...
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Is there any way to get around incompatibilities for Microsoft Lync without uninstalling other Microsoft software?

I need to install Microsoft Lync. I am using a 64-bit Windows 8.1 system, and I have tried installing both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Microsoft Lync Basic 2013. When I try to install the ...
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Change Mac phone call defaults

I have Lync for Mac installed on my machine. When I try to make a phone call from the Mac messages application , it routes me to the Lync to make the calls and fails. How can I change this setting to ...
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How To Get Chrome To Open Skype For Business When Clicking On A Lync Url

Just got switched over to "Skype for Business" today. I have a standing meeting with an external client that I connect using a standard Lync meeting url: ...
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How can I change the default conference number that lync provides?

Lync 2013 Client - Lync 2010 Server When I create a meeting in Lync 2013 and navigate to Meeting Options -> Meeting Entry Info, the dial-in number I see is for a different country. Is there an easy ...
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How to remove toast notification for Lync on OSX?

Whenever somebody sends me a Lync message when Lync doesn't have focus, I get a toast notification in the lower right side of the screen. I really only want a badge icon and a single bounce, not a ...
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How to watch Lync 2013 presentation in full screen?

How can I watch a Lync presentation in fullscreen? This is using Lync 2013. By default it does 'three quarter screen' which makes text difficult to read. My colleagues and I use Lync presentations ...
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How to send nice links over Lync?

When I email and intend to send over an URL, I always go CTRLK and type in what's to be seen and what's to be linked. It creates a lot less insanity in the readers' minds. How, attempting to do the ...
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Deploying webcams with Lync via RDP

I am currently working on an IT project for my internship regarding the implementation of webcams and Lync via RDP on thin-clients. The goal is to let users, who are logged in on a thin-client via ...
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Lync 2013 can no longer archive converstations

I have Lync 2013 installed on my Windows 7 work machine, which I believe was installed on my machine from day one. A few weeks ago I upgrade the rest of Office to 2013, I believe it was at 2010 ...
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Can Lync switch audio device for a call in progress?

Microsoft Lync allows to select the primary communication device so I can switch between my USB headset and PC speaker/mic. But the settings is used for new calls only. Is there a possibility to ...
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How can I remove Lync Web App Plug-in

I'm trying to remove Lync Web App Plugin from add-remove programs, but when I try uninstall I get the following message: The feauture you are trying to use is on a network resource that is ...
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Why won't Lync 2013 connect when I am on an office network, but if I tether it to my iPhone, it works fine?

If I connect to the network via the office network (either office Wifi or ethernet), Lync 2013 will not connect. It states: However, if I connect my laptop to either the Wifi network from the ...
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How to auto save conversation in MS office communicator 2007 R2 like in Lync?

I am using MS office communicator 2007 R2. Every time when i do chatting from this tool all previous communication history not gets available. I have used Lync previously which auto store all the ...
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How to setup Lync 2013 so that messages are delivered to both the iPhone and the Desktop?

We have Lync 2013 at work, messages that I get on the desktop when Lync on my phone is off, I get on my desktop, but not on my phone; but when my phone is on, I get the messages on both my desktop and ...
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Lync Contacts on Skype not found via AppleScript

When I run the following AppleScript my Lync contacts (added to Skype and visible in my contacts list) are not returned, only native Skype contacts: tell application "Skype" ...
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Lync saves conversation multiple times

I am using the Lync feature that saves conversations in the "Conversation History" folder in Outlook. During the time that a conversation is open, it gets saved several times, each saved conversation ...
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How to disable the merging of information between a Lync client and Outlook (on the client)?

I use Lync and Outlook 2013 in an enterprise environment. The information visible in the user card on Lync is a merge between the information from AD and the ones from my personal contacts in Outlook. ...
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enabling the notification when you are removed from lync group chat

Is it possible to get a notification when removed from group chat similar to group chat invite notification ?
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Can I get Lync to save all conversations

Lync does not save the conversations by default as normal IM applications do. Once the window is closed, the conversation is lost and cannot be recovered, unless one has saved it using Ctrl+S at some ...
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Lync multiple sign in with virtual desktop, missing notifications

We use Lync for company communications and I've recently been switched to working via a virtual desktop (VMWare). I'm now having issues where new message / conversation notifications are only being ...
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Get email address of current logged in user

On my machine (windows 7) I want to set a registry key with the current logged in user email address (e.g. firstname.lastname@mydomain.com). Basically I want to install LYNC silently and predefine the ...
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Did Microsoft remove the option to send a file with Lync 2013?

Until recently we used the Lync option for sending files to transfer big files between our work team members. Today I was looking for this option to send a 30MB file to my colleague, but could not ...
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Lync keeps dropping because of D-Link DIR-601 router. How to configure firewall to fix this?

I saw this article, and it's exactly my problem, but my settings are a bit different and nothing seems to have fixed it so far. Why does my D-Link Router keeps dropping my Outlook and Lync ...
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Office 365 Lync Startup

I am trying to get Lync 365 to open on our users computers during Start up, as of yet i have not found a solution to my problem, i have seen some solutions for Lync Server, We have around 20+ ...
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why Microsoft Lync presentation(sharing) is not available from my partner window

the following is the screen shot i see but i want my partner in chat share with me her screen , but she says this buttons are not available for her. I am using Lync 2013 . what would be case?
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How to send a shake, nudge, or buzz in Lync?

I have tried do some search and also configure it in Lync but it still doesn't work. Does anyone know how to send someone a shake, nudge, or buzz in Lync? Thank you
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How to break Lync / Cisco IP Softphone interaction when placing a call from Lync?

I have the following VoIP configuration on my Windows 8.1: a Lync 2013 client (connected to an OCS server) Cisco IP Phone (for PSTN calls) a speakerphone (speaker & microphone, namely a Jabra ...
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Devices showing only as “Other Device” and “Custom device”

I'm using Lync 2013, alternating between 2 devices: Headset - Microsoft LifeChat LX-3000 "Speakerphone" made out of: My computer's speakers (Realtek High Definition Audio) Microphone of my ...
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Disable control+enter when typing a message in Lync

Is it possible to disable or re-configure the control+enter keyboard shortcut that starts a video call to the user I'm chatting with? I've used this keyboard shortcut to send messages in other ...
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how can I have a persistent group chat on lync?

I want to create a group chat just like we can do in skype. I open a chat to one person, then click on 'invite by name or phone number' and add each user one at a time. Then we can have a group ...
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Can I stop Lync 2010 from automatically adding contacts to my frequent contact list

Is there a way to stop Lync from adding contacts automatically to my contact list when I talk to a certain person a couple of times? There's a person I need to remove from my contact list from time to ...
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How can I disable the smiley faces Lync generates?

In a conversation recently I tried to paste a code sample into a Lync window to send to a colleague. Something like: $env:PATH += ";C:\Your\Path\Here" Unfortunately, Lync interpreted :P as a ...
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Lync call volume always set too low

I noticed that the calls on Lync 2013 for Windows are always much lower than audio in my other apps. When I look at Windows' Volume Mixer I see that the volume for Lync is always set much lower. If I ...
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How to retrieve all messages from someone using lync

How can I get all messages from a person I have lync-ed, please?
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Lync Juniper Split tunneling

How do you create a Split tunnel on Juniper VPN, what IPs do you block?
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Lync 2013 (in VDI) Audio Issue

We have a Citrix VDI environment where users log in using Citrix Receiver on their VDI. In their VDI (Windows 7,) Lync 2013 does not play notification sounds for incoming messages. I have checked the ...
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Lync 2013 | Open Lync window shortcut key how to change

I was using Lync 2010 for a long time... but now I have switched to Lync 2013 recently. The key to open Lync 2013 is changed to Win+Y from Win+Q...Is there any way to change this to old key as it was ...
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Pressing Ctrl + Shift aligns text right in Outlook and Lync

I'm used to switching languages with Ctrl+Shift, but whenever I press Right Ctrl+Right Shift in Outlook or Lync, all my text gets aligned right and there's no way to revert the effect but Ctrl+Z out ...
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Is it possible to 'Paste Without Formatting' in MS Lync?

I use a Dark Theme in Visual Studios, and if I copy a snippet of code and paste it into Lync it saves the formatting of the font itself-- so I get a bunch of white font on a white background. I have ...