Skype for Business (Lync) Setup

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Skype for Business (a.k.a. Lync) is the preferred method of internal communication. Note that Skype for Business is not the same as Skype. To facilitate this policy, please follow this guide to get Lync setup on your workstation.

For Mac:

  1. Navigate to http://download.microsoft.com/download/2/7/0/270a2926-6bd7-4cfc-bdb9-4981b33378dc/lync_mac_2011_all.dmg

Once downloaded, run the installer and follow the wizard. Login with your Fireminds account (flastname@fireminds.com).

For Windows:

Via Direct Link:

  1. Navigate to http://www.microsoft.com/en-US/download/details.aspx?id=35451
  2. Select language and click "Download"

OR Via Office 365:

  1. Login to portal.office.com in your web browser with your Fireminds account (flastname@fireminds.com). If prompted, select "Work account".
  2. Click the "Install" link near the bottom or navigate directly to https://portal.office.com/OLS/MySoftware.aspx.
  3. Click "Skype for Business" on the left-hand navigation pane.
  4. Verify the version is correct and click the "Install" button.

Once downloaded, run the installer and follow the wizard. Login with your Fireminds account (flastname@fireminds.com).

 

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