Lync Online settings summary

The Lync admin center includes settings for your entire organization, and for individual users.

 Note    Depending on your location, you might not have access to all features of Lync Online. For details, see License restrictions for Office 365.

Lync Online organization settings

Setting Description Default Learn more
Domain federation Communicate with other organizations that use Lync Enabled Configure external communications
Public IM connectivity Communicate with Skype users Enabled Configure external communications
Mobile phone notifications Choose a push notification service for Windows Phone, iPhone, and iPad, or disable notifications Microsoft Push Notification Service and Apple Push Notification Service Configure mobile phone notifications
Presence privacy mode Determine who can view a Lync user’s presence status Automatically display presence information Configure presence privacy mode
Meeting invitation Add your own logo and footer; add links to help and legal information Not configured Customize meeting invitations

Lync Online user settings

Setting Description Default Learn more
Audio and video Conduct audio and video conversations using Lync Enabled Configure settings for individual users
Recording Record calls and meetings Enabled Configure settings for individual users
Anonymous attendee dial-out Allow anonymous Lync Meeting attendees to connect by having the audio conferencing provider call them Enabled Configure settings for individual users
Disable non-archived features

Turns off features that aren’t captured when the organization has set up an in-place hold in the Exchange admin center:

  • File transfer using instant messaging
  • Shared OneNote pages
  • PowerPoint annotations

Select this option if you’re legally required to preserve electronically stored information.

Disabled Configure settings for individual users
Applies to:
Lync admin center