Keyboard shortcuts for Lync

You can perform tasks efficiently in Lync by using the following keyboard shortcuts.

Sign in and sign out

Use these keyboard shortcuts when you need to sign in or sign out.

To do this

Press

Sign in or sign out

COMMAND+ G

Cancel sign in

COMMAND+ PERIOD

Quit Lync

COMMAND+ Q

Contact list

Use these keyboard shortcuts while in the Contacts list.

To do this

Press

Show the contacts list

COMMAND+ L

Close the active window (contact list or message window)

COMMAND+ W

Instant message

Use these keyboard shortcuts when you’re in an IM with someone.

To do this

Press

Save an instant message

COMMAND+ S

Check spelling

COMMAND+ SHIFT + COLON (:)

Undo text

COMMAND+ Z

Cut text

COMMAND+ X

Copy text

COMMAND+ C

Paste text

COMMAND+ V

Select everything in the message window

COMMAND+ A

Open the Conversation History

COMMAND+ O

Send e-mail to the selected contact

COMMAND+ E

Open a conversation window, select the contact

ENTER or SPACE

Audio and video calls

Use these keyboard shortcuts when you're in an audio or video call.

To do this

Press

End call

COMMAND+ SHIFT + RETURN

Exit full screen video

ESC

Pause full screen video

SPACEBAR

Online Meeting and Desktop Sharing

Use these keyboard shortcuts when you're in an online meeting or when sharing your desktop.

To do this

Press

Meet with a call

COMMAND+ N

Join online meeting by using a URL

UP ARROW + COMMAND+ N

Exit full screen mode during desktop viewing

ESC

See also

Keyboard shortcuts for emoticons

Applies To: Lync for Mac 2011



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