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Tag a contact to notify for any status change in Lync 2010

Is it possible to tag a contact for any status change (Away, Busy, Offline) and not just limited to when a contact becomes available? To elaborate, Lync to notify even when a contact status changes to ...
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Is there a way to clear the chatbox in lync (skype for business)?

Is there a way to clear the chatbox in lync (skype for business)? So that messages cannot be seen anymore?
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What are the settings for Instantbird's Office Communicator and Lync?

We have Office365 Business and I am trying to hook up Instantbird (beta: 1.6a1pre, which has the new protocol) to use for chat (rather than Skype for Business, a.k.a., Lync). (Incidentally, here are ...
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How to disable Outlook 2016 Skype-for-Business auto-join meetings

In my corp, we have Outlook 2016 with a the Skype-for-Business 2016 plugin, which lets me create and meetings from outlook meetings. Recently, I noticed that whenever a skype-enable meeting arrives, ...
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Skype for Business - Disable “ESC” Keyboard Shortcut

Someone asked this question already but regarding CTRL+ENTER shortcut (OR Ctrl+Shift+Enter). (Post here) I wanted to follow up on there but i don't have enough reputation, so here goes: In Skype for ...
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How to disable instant messaging in OWA?

I use both OWA (Outlook Web Access) and Lync on a Mac. Problem is that instant messages popup in the OWA window whenever it is open, which interferes with any threads I have open in Lync. I'd rather ...
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Skype for business group calls (HD and non HD) possible with online plan 1?

I think about using Skype for business in our company. After comparing their licensing models I came across one feature which is called "Group HD video calling" which is obviously not possible with ...
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Is it possible to answer a Skype for Business call from the locked screen?

Is it possible to answer a Skype for Business call (or Lync, as they are closely related) directly from the lock screen of Windows 10 (on a PC)? This would be similar to the functionality available on ...
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Disable Server Check for Metro Lync with OCS 2007 R2

Is it possible to disable server check with the Metro version of Lync from the Windows Store? I have Lync 2010 and 2013 Desktop clients where the registry keys work, but not with the Metro Lync. I ...
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Skype for business: is there anyway to make chat rooms function more like Slack?

Is there anyway to set up chatrooms in Skype for business (previously Lync) so that they are sticky (always open) and will notify all the members when a new message is written? Something like writing ...
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Using Skype for Business (Lync) for screen sharing

In the past I have used Google Hangout or Mikogo for remote assistance and video conferencing. Now my company is switching to Office 365 which includes Skype for Business. I have tried Skype for ...
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Lync 2010 screen share is too small when sharer has multiple monitors

I'm running Windows 7 Enterprise with three monitors. If I'm in a meeting with just my laptop (single screen), sharing my screen in Lync works perfectly -- the sent display fills the stage and viewers ...
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Check installed MS Lync version from the registry

To check the version of outlook that is installed, we have a nice 'centralized' registry key: HKCR\Outlook.Application\CurVer = "Outlook.Application.XX" By 'centralized', I mean that the key's path ...
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Skype for Business & Lync 2010 Compatibility

I am looking at upgrading to Skype for Business (which is part of Office 2016) with my MSDN license at work. Currently we are using the 2010 version of Lync Server. Will Skype for Business connect to ...
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Prevent Lync 2010/Skype for business from auto muting me when joining conference call

So my headset at work has an inline switch to mute the microphone, which I've gotten into the habit of using to talk when doing conference calls. My employer has switched all conference calls to ...
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Difference between Lync Basic and Lync Regular when upgraded to Skype for business

I have 10 workstations that had Lync Basic, and 10 workstations that had the full Lync client. Now that I deployed patches, they are both Skype For Business. Is there any difference between the ...
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Duration of status alert changes in Lync 2013

When I turn on the status change alerts in Lync for one of my contacts and then their status changes, the alert pops up for only a few seconds and then disappears. If I am away from my computer for ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...