Using Lync Online

Overview

This post details how to use Microsoft Lync online from inside your Office 365 mailbox.

Requirements

  • Access to your campus email account using Web Access

Contents

Using Lync from your Office 365 mailbox


Adding New Contacts in Lync

  1. Log into your email account through the web.
  2. Click the Apps icon and select People.
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  3. In the top left-hand corner click New.
  4. In the What would you like to do window, select Create contact.
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  5. Enter the contact information and then click Save.
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  6. Starting a Chat

    1. Click the User’s Name and then click Chat
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    2. A chat window will open. Please note that people can only receive chat messages if they are logged in to their online email account as well.


    Removing Contacts in Lync

    1. Click the Apps icon and select People.
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    2. Select the contact you wish to delete. On the right-hand side, click the More Options icon and then click Delete.
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    Changing Status and Log Out

    1. Log In to your Campus Mail
    2. Click Profile icon. From the you can cange your IM status or log out from IM.
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    Help

    If you have questions, or need assistance, please contact the IS&T Help Center at 404-413-HELP (404-413-4357) or help@gsu.edu.