With Lync Online, you can stay in touch with colleagues, partners, and customers with availability (presence) indicators, instant messaging, and audio and video conversations.
Before setting up Lync Online for everyone in your organization, complete these administrator tasks:
Plan for Lync Online
|Choose audio and video devices
Choose “Optimized for Lync” audio devices based on user preference and work location (for example, an open work area versus a private office).
Note: Lync Online does not support Internet Protocol (IP) phones.
Choose audio and video devices
|Contact an audio conferencing provider and obtain accounts for your users
||If you need telephone access to Lync Online meetings for users who don’t have access to a computer or smartphone, contact an audio conferencing provider and set up Lync-compatible conference call accounts for your meeting organizers.
Contact an audio conferencing provider
Set up Lync Online
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