How do I set up a Lync meeting in Outlook 2013?


  1. Start Outlook.
  2. On the Filemenu, click Options.
  3. In the navigation pane, click Add-Ins.
  4. On the Managemenu, click COM Add-ins, and then click Go.
  5. In the COM Add-Ins dialog box, select the Lync Meeting Add-in for Microsoft Office 2013 check box, and then click OK.

How do I use Lync for meetings?

Join the meeting with Lync

  1. Make sure to Set up and test Lync audio.
  2. Then do one of the following: In your Outlook meeting request, click Join Lync Meeting. Or: In the Lync main window, click the Meetings icon, then right-click the meeting and click Join:

What is Skype Speaker view?

76.54, Microsoft is introducing a brand new feature called speaker view for group calls. When you turn on this new feature, Skype will now display the person currently speaking and when someone else starts talking the call screen will automatically switch to the new person.

How do I integrate Lync with Outlook?

How to enable Lync Addin and create Lync Meetings using the Outlook 2013

  1. Open the outlook and click New meeting, Check whether you can see the Lync Meeting option.
  2. Go to File options.
  3. Select Add-Ins.
  4. Look for the “Lync Meeting Add-in for Microsoft Office 2013 (UCAddin.

How do I setup a Lync call in Outlook?

To set up a Lync Meeting in Outlook

  1. Open Outlook, and go to your calendar.
  2. On the Home tab, click New Lync Meeting or New Skype Meeting.
  3. Set up the meeting as you typically would, that is:
  4. In the meeting area, type an agenda.

Is Lync 2013 the same as Skype for Business?

Lync was renamed Skype for Business in April 2015. Along with a new name came some new features and a fresh new look. It’s pretty cool, and you can read more about it at Explore Skype for Business.

What is a Lync meeting?

Lync Meetings bring together traditionally separate components of desktop video, audio, and web conferencing, content sharing and room-based video conferencing solutions into a single, unified experience.