Install Skype for Business

You can install Skype for Business on your Windows computer, mobile device, or Macintosh.

Install Skype for Business on your Windows computer

First make sure Skype for Business isn’t already installed.

  • Go to Start > Microsoft Office 2013 (Windows 7) or Start > Office 365 (Windows 8 and Windows 10), and look for Skype for Business. If Skype for Business is installed, you’re ready to go.

If Skype for Business isn't installed:

  1. Sign in to Office 365 with your work or school account.

  2. Go to Settings Office 365 setttings button - looks like a gear next to your name > Office 365 Settings.

  3. Choose Software > Skype for Business.

Office 365 settings page for Skype for Business

Keep in mind:

  • Skype for Business may already be installed on your computer as part of Office 365.

  • If Skype for Business isn’t listed, contact your workplace technical support to make sure your account includes the Skype for Business Online service.

Install Skype for Business on your mobile device

Go to your app store and search for Skype for Business. For more information, see:

Install Skype for Business on your Mac

If your organization installed Office for Mac Standard 2011 on or after October 1, 2011, then you already have Lync for Mac 2011. To make sure you have the most current version, see Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011 Update. For more information, see:

See Also

Set up Office 365 for business

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

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