Help topics about Skype for Business (Lync)

Skype for Business (Lync) provides instant messaging (IM), online meetings, availability information, and audio and video calling at work and while on the go. It’s part of Office 365, a subscription, cloud-based service that gives you secure anywhere-access to Office applications, including Skype for Business (Lync).

In Office 365, Skype for Business (Lync) data—contacts, presence (availability) information, conversation history, and so on—is stored online. You can access your data from your work computer, any computer—such as your home computer, a friend’s computer, a public computer—or a supported cell phone.

The following topics can help you get started using Skype for Business (Lync):

These and additional topics are also available from Skype for Business (Lync) Help. In the Skype for Business (Lync) main window, click the Show menu arrow, next to the Options wheel, then click Help > Skype for Business (Lync) Help.

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You can also go to for more help topics, and send us feedback if you can’t find what you’re looking for.

Other resources that might interest you include:

Information for Administrator

Small Business

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Applies To: Office 365 End User, Skype for Business, Office 365 Admin, Lync 2013 for Office 365

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