With Lync Online, you can stay in touch with colleagues, partners, and customers by using features such as instant messaging, audio and video conferences, and Lync Meetings.
Before you set up Lync Online for everyone in your organization, install Lync on your own computer, complete the planning and configuration tasks that apply to your organization, and then review the training resources.
Set up Office 365
Plan for Lync Online
|Review Lync Online system requirements
||Make sure that computers running Lync Online can support audio and video conversations.
Review Lync Online system requirements
|Choose audio and video devices
Choose audio devices that are optimized for Lync and are based on user preference and work location (for example, an open work area versus a private office).
Important Internet Protocol (IP) phones require Lync Plan 3 or Office 365 Enterprise Plan E4
Choose audio and video devices
|Contact an audio conferencing provider and obtain accounts for your users
||Set up your meeting organizers with dial-in conferencing accounts for Lync Online meetings that require telephone access.
Contact an audio conferencing provider
Set up Lync Online
* This feature requires Office 365 Plan E4, or Lync Plan 3 and Exchange Online Plan 2.
Review end user resources