Search for a contact

The search box in your Contacts list, in Microsoft Lync, is your main entry point for both finding and communicating with people.

What do you want to do?

Find a contact

Search for additional participants

Find a contact

You can find contacts who are already in your Contacts list, in addition to people who work in your organization who you haven’t added to the Contacts list.

To find a contact by name, do the following:

  • From the contacts screen, tap search and, start typing a person’s name in the search box. The results appear below the box.

To find a contact by phone number, do the following:

  • From the contacts screen, tap search and, start typing a person’s phone number or extension. The results appear below the box.

Search for additional participants

When you are in a conversation, you can add additional contacts to your conversation.

  1. To invite someone to an instant messaging conversation, from the Conversation screen, tap the more icon (…), and then tap invite others.

  2. From the contacts screen, select or search for the contact you would like to invite to the conversation.

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