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Skype for Business has three main windows. Let's take a look.

This is the main window. It's where your contacts are listed--so it functions as the hub of all of your Skype for Business activities.

The Skype for Business Contacts window, diagrammed

If you click the IM button IM button , you'll get the conversation window.

Tip: You can also just double-click a contact's picture to open the conversation window and start an IM.

This is the conversation (IM) window.

Skype for Business IM pane, diagrammed

Click the happy face to add emoticons to your IM.

Skype for Business IM emoticons

And this is the meeting window

Skype for Business meetings window, IM pane, diagrammed

Skype for Business meetings window, meeting pane, diagrammed

In the next module, we'll learn how to add a contact.

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