IM chat with a project team member using Lync

When questions come up about a task, Project now gives you several ways to get instant answers. Hover over a name and click Send an IM to start an instant message session in Lync.

Contact people with Lync

You can also start a call, a video chat, or send an email with one click using Lync. Learn more about using Lync in your company to communicate with team members.

Make sure you’re in a view that shows people’s names in order to use Lync, such as the Resource Sheet, Team Planner, or Task Usage views.

Note    To use IM or video chatting within Project, you need Lync 2010 (or later) installed on your computer and team members added to your project using Active Directory or the Address Book. Learn how to add people to your project in order to use Lync.

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Applies To: Project Professional 2013

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