Lync provides instant messaging (IM), online meetings, availability information, and audio and video calling at work and while on the go. It’s part of Office 365, a subscription, cloud-based service that gives you secure anywhere-access to Office applications, including Lync. In Office 365, Lync data—contacts, presence (availability) information, conversation history, and so on—is stored online. You can access it from your work computer, any computer—such as your home computer, a friend’s computer, or a public computer—or a supported cell phone.
The following topics can help you get started using Lync:
These and additional topics are also available from Lync Help (next to your name in the Lync main window, click the Show menu arrow, click Help, and then click Lync Help) and at office.com. Send us feedback if you can’t find what you’re looking for.
Other resources that might interest you include:
Information for Administrator
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