Skype For Business - Meeting with Participants Outside the UW System

This document describes how a user from outside the UW System can join a Skype for Business meeting with Android or on the web.

  • Create meeting through Microsoft Outlook
  • Recipient will receive invite and should click on "Join Lync Meeting" link.
    Important: This will prepare/configure settings prior to the actual meeting.

Recipients using Web Browser

  1. You will be prompted to download a Skype for Business Web App plugin.

  2. When Skype for Business Web App installation instructions appears, make sure to click Install Skype for Business We App plugin, which is required for audio, video, and screensharing.

  3. Follow the prompts to install the plugin.

  4. Once plugin has downloaded and installed return to your original invite email and click the Join Lync Meeting link.

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Recipients using Android devices

  1. Click on the Join Lync Meeting link.
  2. You will then be redirected to the Google Play Store (the app store), click on the Install button.
  3. Once installed, click on the Join Skype for Business Meeting link again.
  4. Click the 2nd option Join Meeting.
Note: Additional troubleshooting tips can be found at this website

Keywords:web android external users lync "video chat" chat calling conference session app party share   Doc ID:63950
Owner:krystal w.Group:UW-Extension and Colleges
Created:2016-06-08 15:56 CDTUpdated:2016-06-08 16:43 CDT
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