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Share and schedule

Share and schedule in Skype for Business on Mac

Share your desktop

Select Share Screen Share screen icon to share your desktop in a meeting, call, or IM conversation.

You need to be a presenter in a meeting to share your screen. If the option appears dimmed, ask one of the presenters to give you presenter access.

Select Stop Sharing when you're done.

Screenshot of a call screen, with cursor over the Share Screen button.

Send a file in an IM

Select a contact, then select Send File Choose file button in the Type a message here... box.

Screenshot of Instant message window, with cursor over Send File icon.

Change your presence status

  1. Select your photo or avatar, then select the status menu arrow below your name.

  2. Select the status you want to display.

  3. To undo your change and have Skype for Business automatically update your status, select Automatic.

Screenshot of portrait in Skype window, with presence status dialog selected.

Join a Skype for Business meeting

In Outlook Calendar, open the event and select the Join online meeting link.

Screenshot of a meeting dialog, showing the Join online meeting link.

Schedule a Skype for Business meeting

While composing a meeting request in Outlook, select Organize Meeting > Online Meeting > Add Online Meeting.

Screenshot of a meeting request with  Add Online Meeting selected in the Ribbon.
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