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Lync “Unanswered calls wil go to” problems

I'm impelemnting Lync telephony for an organization with 450 users, where telephony is crucial. However i experience an issue that really seems like a bug, or bad design (IMO) By default we setup ...
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One phone number shows up hundreds of times in OWA

Our company just switched to Lync for all of our communications including VOIP. At some point I tried to add my wife's number to my contacts in Lync (I'm running Lync 2011 under OS X 10.9). Now in ...
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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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Outlook notification doesn't show when Lync status set to “Do not disturb”

The title says it all. Outlook notification pops up if I haven't started Lync or set Lync status to "Available" or "Away", but no notification after I set Lync status to "Do not disturb". Is this ...
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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 ...
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Lync ringtone decreases on incomming call

When i receive a Lync call the ringtone volume automatically decreases even though i put it on 100% before receiving the call. Look at this video: http://videobam.com/LAbIG I have specifically set ...
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Lync sets my presence to “Do not Disturb”

Lync 2013 on Windows 7 automatically sets my presence to "Do not Disturb" virtually every morning, within an hour or two after I log in. This always seems to happen during a period of time when I'm ...
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How do I install Lync?

I just installed Office 2013 for Home and Business On Windows 7. However Lync didn't get installed. How do I install Lync? I tried this but I don't have an Office 365 account.
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How to change Lync status based on outlook categories

I use Lync with Outlook 2013 in an AD/Exchange environment. While Lync's status changes depending on my free/busy availability in Outlook, I was looking for something more granular. Specifically, I ...
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Install lync server on standalone server? [closed]

In an attempt save resources I'm attempting to install Lync server 2013 on a standalone server I have just installed. I've just installed Windows Server 2012 Standard on a machine and am now I've been ...
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Creating a “Subgroup” within a Group of Contacts?

Is it possible to have a group inside of a group in Lync? I cannot seem to find a way to do it. For example, I've got 5 groups, Project A, Project B, Project C, Project 1, Project 2. Projects A-C ...
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Lync 2013 Does Not Maintain IM Window Size Or Position

I am using Windows 7 64-bit and I just upgraded from Lync 2010 to Lync 2013. In Lync 2010, after you closed an IM, the next IM opened would be the previous IM's size and position. From my ...
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How do you limit Lync 2010 Contact Search to only added contacts?

In Lync 2010, the 'Find a contact' box searches our entire network address book. Is there an option anywhere to have that just filter my added listed of contacts, with an option to do something like ...
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When controlling a remote computer in a Lync presentation, my local keyboard layout is ignored

When remoting into a computer using RDP, GoTo Assist, Bomgar, and most other assistance tools the local keyboard layout is properly translated to the remote computer. However, when taking control of a ...
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Chrome copies address bar contents as a link

When I copy URL of current page from address bar Chrome doesn't copy it as a plain text. As a result when I have to send it on Microsoft Lync, the link is pasted twice. Below is the screen grab of ...
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Mac Lync 2011 will not connect to my Office 365 account

With valid credentials that work on a Windows Lync client, I am able to log in, but not using Mac Lync 2011. The error I get is that credentials are invalid.
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Does Lync 2013 support multiple instances?

I want to use Lync within my organization's network, and also I'm connected to a VPN, and I'd like to have another instance of Lync for handling the uers of the other network. My colleagues currently ...
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How to view configuration Lync 2013 - Impossible?

I was wondering if there is a way to view the automatically configured connection settings? Basically, I'm just trying to figure out which servers are being connected to on my windows laptop so that I ...
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Lync under high contrast theme sending black text with black background

I use Lync at work a lot. I recently switched to a high contrast theme when my eyes started hurting from looking at a white screen all day. For some reason when I now type in Lync I send black text ...
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How to use Lync with multiple exchange accounts?

Here's the skinny: My company uses Exchange and people within the company communicate via Lync. So far, so good. Client A with whom we're working is switching from an old instant messaging system to ...
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Can multiple Lync users all share their screens simultaneously?

It is clear how one may share a single screen among multiple users in a Lync meeting, but is it possible for every user in a Lync meeting to share their screen simultaneously, wherein the presentation ...
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Live Meeting, Office Communicator, Lync Server clients

We don't host any of the above systems so don't have in-depth knowledge of them. However, our users do access web conferences hosted on the above and therefore we need to provide the various clients ...
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How to set out of office status in Lync/Outlook without auto reply?

In our organization Lync statuses appear in Outlook next to the contact name. When someone sets an out of office reply, a little asterisk appears at the corner of the status, showing he is out of ...
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How to sign in to Lync 2010 using a different account?

I have AD credentials to another domain and a valid account to this domain's exchange server and I then need to log into this domain using Lync 2010. I can change sign-in address and external server ...
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Lync discards hyperlinks?

I don't know if it is my Lync configuration or corporate enforced policy but Lync seems to discard hyperlinks. For example if I copy the "formatting help" link on the sidebar here and paste it in a ...
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How to mute someone?

Every morning Alice and I have a Lync conference call with Bob and Charlie from the other office. I sit next to Alice, so when she speaks, I can hear her twice—through the air and with a delay through ...
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How to make Microsoft Lync instant messenger open reliably?

Often I try to open Lync 2010, but nothing happens. On inspection in task manager, there are several communicator.exe processes in task manager. How can I stop this happening, so Lync window opens ...
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Share screen to multiple users on lync?

Is it possible to share my screen with multiple users on lync ? I'm able to do this one-on-one but I can't initiate a screen share with 2+ people. Any suggestions/reasons ?
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Is it possible to give standing permission to screen share in Microsoft Lync 2013?

My company has been happily using Google Apps for almost a year now. However, we have a few remote computers that we periodically need to access - for that, we have been using the free version of ...
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How do I pin certain contacts to the taskbar?

I am using Lync 2013. There are certain contacts (or groups of contacts) that I talk to all the time. How can I pin those to the taskbar, so that I can just click on the icon and type? If it's ...
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Can an employer read all messages sent through Lync?

With Microsoft email and messaging, Microsoft servers used to be located onsite, so it allowed employers to query the data sent by employees there. Does Lync in its cloud version offer any way for ...
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How to prevent Microsoft Lync adding startup entry in Windows?

Microsoft lync makes my laptop boot very slowly and if I disable it from startup, the laptop boots fine and quick. However the issue is, if I start lync again, it puts an entry to startup. So I end up ...
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From within a bash, bat, or powershell script is it possible to get the last IM message sent to you within Lync?

I use Outlook and Lync 2013. I have msys bash installed, and I have a script that runs a while(1) loop that sends Growl notifications whenever an IM is sent (it reads the ugly Lync log files). I'd ...
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Accessing Lync from outside the domain

After working with my internal IT department, they've determined that the simple reason I cannot get to the Lync server from my home computer is because it is not a member of the domain. There are ...
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Is it possible to have scripts that trigger whenever an IM is received in Microsoft Lync?

I've just upgraded to Lync 2013, and I'm considering using it instead of Pidgin+SIPE. One of Pidgin's many nice features is Growl integration... and I would miss that. There are no Growl plugins for ...
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Turn off auto complete /auto correct on Lync on Mac

We use Microsoft Lync as the chat application in my work place. Recently we migrated to using macs and I am seeing this problem which i didn't see on the windows version of lync which was the auto ...
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VOIP (Skype, Lync) 'stutters' with my ISP. How can I prove it?

When I am on VOIP calls (Skype or Lync) most of the time the calls suffer quality issues where the person on the other end cuts out. 4 perfect seconds, then 1 to 1/2 a second of what the other person ...
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How to stop Lync from appearing in frequent application list

I have Microsoft Lync 2010 installed on my Windows 7 computer and it is set to start when Windows starts. This setting causes Lync to get in most frequent used application list in the start menu. ...
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Lync for OS X: group order

Is there a way to change the order in which groups are displayed in the Lync contact list? I am using Lync 14.0.2.
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notification when a user comes online

Is there a way to configure Microsoft Lync 2010 to produce a notification when a specific user comes online? Or becomes available? For example, I want to be notified when John Doe logs into Lync or ...
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Lync for IT support - problems with UAC prompts

I want to do IT-Support with Microsoft Lync Desktop sharing. Only problem, I have to disable UAC, because if UAC is enabled I get a black screen and the user has to click to accept, what I want to do. ...
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How can I paste space-formatted tables in Lync without losing the formatting?

Multiple spaces are replaced by a single space character. Too bad when doing things as such: |#|Name | |-+---------| |1|John Paul| |2|John | |3|Robert | |4|Jimmy | Edit: This kind of ...
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Can Microsoft's Lync VOIP functionality be scripted?

My employer uses Lync for all of our desk phones, and one of the features of Lync is that you can set your phone number to forward to another, say your cell or home phone. To do so, you have to ...