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Lync is an enterprise-ready unified communications platform. With Lync, users can keep track of their contacts availability; send an IM; start or join an audio, video, or web conference; or make a phone call—all through a consistent, familiar interface. Lync is built to fully integrate with Microsoft Office.

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Skype tabbed conversation navigation panel narrow out, how can I resize it?

Not sure if it's only within this company, but whenever I have multiple conversations tabulated on a left navigation panel, and if I resize skype window, that navigation panel Skype tabbed ...
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Lync 2013 - When I close 1 window, all windows close

When an IM conversation is finished, I close the conversation. Formerly, only one conversation window would shut down but now all of them close when I click on the x to close one. I have looked at the ...
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What does a light blue Lync presence indicate?

When viewing a user's Lync presence in Office applications, we sometimes see a light blue icon instead of the normal colors. Since I know that white is what happens when the presence isn't available, ...
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Why Microsoft Lync/Skype for Business creates a different chat each time I have to chat with a person?

I have been using Lync for about 2 years now at work however this thing where it creates a new chat each time I wanna communicate with same person is horrible. It makes searching something in it seems ...
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Calendar icon is went missing in Skype for Business 2015

calendar icon is missing in Lync AKA Skype for Business 2015. Windows 7 64bit enterprise. Part of Office 2013. Steps I tried: Cleaned Lync cache "C:\Users\Username\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Office\...
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Intermittent error message in Skype for Business

I am getting an intermittent error message when running Skype for Business and Outlook at the same time. The diaglogue is titled "Microsoft Outlook" and the content is "We're sorry, but Microsoft ...
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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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Lync 2013 no audio device without webcam

Hope someone has a solution to this. Let me describe the issue, I work at a company where we have Cisco MX300 G2 meeting room screens, those screens has built in speakers and works fine with the ...
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How to share desktop automatically?

Every morning we use Lync 2013 (recently rebranded Skype for Business) to join a meeting (in the calendars tab). Always I want to share my desktop and use my webcam. Right now this takes about 10 ...
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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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How do I change the sound Lync makes when a new message comes in?

I'm using "Skype for Business (Lync)" at work for communications. I went to its "Ringtones and Sounds" options page, which has a button labelled "Sound Settings". I go there, and set a new sound for "...
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SIP address for group chat in Lync

For opening the chat window with Microsoft Lync, we can call either Lync SIP:user@company.com or SIP:user@company.com However I am looking for single command for open a group chat. It can be ...
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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 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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Convert Lync meeting to regular meeting

How can I convert a Lync meeting to a regular meeting in Outlook 2013? If I remove the "join lync meeting" link the meetings remains as a lync meeting. The button in the ribbon för joining lync ...
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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 32-...
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Missing attendees/contacts from Outlook calendar and mail (Office 2013)

At some point, the attendees/contacts section of my outlook 2013 are no longer present. As far as I know, I have not changed the view (this issue is present in both the meeting dialogue and the ...
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Show presence information in Outlook 2013 from lync instead of jabber

I use lync messaging and it integrates with Outlook to show the presence information. But, since I installed jabber, outlook is now showing presence info from jabber. How do I change this back to lync?...
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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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Lync Contacts Not Syncing from Outlook Contacts

I have a user that has external contacts that she has added to Outlook and communicates with through Lync. All of these contacts have numbers and email addresses. The user recently changed a number ...
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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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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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Schrodinger's Contacts in Lync

Often times I find that many (sometimes, it seems all) of my contacts will appear as offline or away, and therefore automatically left in the "Away and Offline Contacts" section, until I actually view ...
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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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Lync Meetings - Can I convert an Appointment on my MS Outlook Calendar to a Lync Meeting?

Lync Meetings - Can I convert an Appointment on my MS Outlook Calendar to a Lync Meeting? I have over twenty people attending several meetings that now need to be Lync meetings. Do I have to delete ...
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How to record Lync 2013 call in one to one meeting not a group meeting?

When using Lync, I can record the group meeting call (with a group of at least 3 attendees); though, I can NOT recrod the call if I call one-to-one with another person. So my question is how can I ...
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How to get better video quality in Lync?

I want to use a ConferenceCam from Logitech to stream talks live via Lync. When I view the RAW webcam image via VLC, the quality is very good (but the latency is high because of buffering). However, ...
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Lync 2013 client escaping special characters

Our organisation recently rolled out Lync 2013. Some people (myself included) are experiencing certain characters being escaped in a conversation but only for outbound messages. For example, if I ...
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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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Is there a way to make Microsoft Office Communicator / Lync save conversation histories more frequently?

Autosaving conversation histories is enabled on the PCs at my company, but the autosaving seems to occur irregularly and infrequently. I'll randomly see a message about "this conversation" being saved,...
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How to edit message in the Lync that was already sent?

Is there a way to edit a message text for a message that was sent in the conversation? In Skype, for instance, one can right-click the message body and choose to edit the message.
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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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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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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 to show names in a Lync 2013 conversation with more than 1 person?

If I have a Lync conversation with 1 person I see their name in the tab as well as in the header of the conversation next to their picture. If I have a conversation with more than one other person ...
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Lync 2013 Most Recent or Most Frequent contacts

How can I get Lync 2013 to show me a list of my most recent and most frequent contacts? I know that you can organize your contacts into groups and favorites. I would like to have a way to view my ...
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How can I record a desktop sharing session in Lync?

When I have accepted someone's request to share their screen with me using Lync 2013, it displays their screen in the staging area as you would expect. How can I use Lync 2013 to save the screen ...
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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 ...