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This is the first episode in our new video series on getting the most out of Microsoft Lync 2013. Using screen capture, it show you how to use Lync. This segment is on presence, the ability to let people know if you are available and where you are.
This video shows users what they can do to connect Lync and Skype. If you want to connect Lync and Skype, it requires a little work on both ends. Skype users have to merge their Skype account with a Microsoft account, so they can sign on with a Microsoft user name and be seen by Lync users. Lync users have to add Skype users to their contact lists in a particular way. Both of those processes are demonstrated here, and we also provide the URL to Microsoft’s guide, which includes what to do to the Lync 2013 server.
Here’s all you need to know about transferring files using Lync instant messaging!
This video shows you how to set up a Lync meeting (including one with yourself, which is good for rehearsing). It then shows you how to share your screen, a program, a whiteboard, a PowerPoint, and a poll.
This video will show you how to do most of the basic Lync 2013 phone operations, including answering calls, forwarding them to voice mail, checking for missed calls and replying, transferring calls, putting people on hold, calling somebody’s voice mail, and interacting with automated call attendants.
Lync How-to Videos from Microsoft
Microsoft has an excellent playlist of short how-to videos on YouTube. They are all available here, or click on each title, below.
Get familiar with Lync’s new look and controls and see where you’ll do what.
Learn how to swap out your default contact picture for one you like better.
Set up Lync 2013 to keep copies of your IMs (or not).
Test and adjust your audio settings.
Check to see that your video camera is ready to roll.
Quickly start populating and organizing your contacts list.
See how Lync presence can help you reduce interruptions and control your schedule.
Start sending and responding to IMs now.
Find detailed contact information quickly.
You’ll set up Lync Meetings in Outlook, just like regular meetings.
Learn different ways to join a Lync Meeting, no matter where you are.
Show your entire desktop or a single program to your meeting participants.
This video shows you five ways to quickly build your Contact list in Lync 2013.
Making a call in Lync 2013 is easier with the Quick Lync menu.
This video takes you beyond presence indicators, showing you how to check someone’s schedule, and even tag them — all without leaving Lync.
You don’t need to be in a meeting to share your desktop — you can do so from a simple instant message.