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How do I get started with Skype for Business (Lync)?

Skype for Business lets you connect and communicate with your colleagues, students, collaborators and external partners using instant messaging, video-chat, online meetings,screen sharing and more.

To get Skype for Business (Lync)

See:  Where can I download Skype for Business (Lync)?

Log-in to Skype for Business (Lync)

  1. Open the Skype for Business 2015 application from the Start menu.
  2. Enter the Sign in address as your full Deakin email address:
    • Staff - firstname.lastname@deakin.edu.au
    • Student - username@deakin.edu.au
  3. Under User name, enter your Deakin username as "du\username".
  4. Enter your Deakin password.
  5. Click Sign In.

Getting Started

See Start Using Skype for Business for IM and online meetings at the  Microsoft Office support website.

Quick-Start Guides

You can find a set of simple Quick Start Guides you can view or download and print at the Microsoft Office support website.


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