This is preview documentation that could change as features are released or updated.
This topic answers frequently asked questions about updating from Lync for Mac to Skype for Business for Mac Preview.
Note: Some features described here might not be available in your organization. Check with your Skype for Business administrator (usually the person who provided your user ID and password) if you’re not sure.
What features have changed in Skype for Business for Mac?
See the Release Notes for information about what is included in the latest preview build.
See the Known Issues for the list of known issues and limitations with this build.
Read about the features that have changed in See what's new in Skype for Business for Mac.
Does Skype for Business for Mac run on my version of Mac OS?
Skype for Business runs on OS X El Capitan or later versions. To find out which OS version you have, from the Apple menu, click About This Mac.
How do I join a Skype for Business meeting on a Mac?
You can join a meeting right from the Skype for Business main window, without having to go to Outlook. See Join a Skype for Business for Mac Preview meeting.
I have recurring meetings that were scheduled in Lync for Mac. Do I need to cancel and reschedule them or run an update to change them to Skype for Business meetings?
No, you do not need to cancel and reschedule your meetings that were scheduled in Lync for Mac. Your meeting invitations will still work.
Can I report a technical issue or give feedback about my experience with Skype for Business for Mac?
We would love to know if there's something we can do to make your experience better. To provide feedback, on the Skype for Business main window or meeting window, click Report an issue.
You can also give feedback on the Status menu by clicking Help, and then clicking Report an issue.
While we might not be able to respond to you personally, we will review every comment.