Start using Lync for IM and online meetings

Office 365 includes Lync, which lets you have instant messaging (IM), audio and video conversations, and Lync Meetings. To download Lync, sign in to Office 365, then at the top of the page, click Settings Settings: update your profile, install software and connect it to the cloud > Office 365 settings > Software > Lync.

With Lync you can:

  • See when people are available, away from their desk, or in a meeting

  • Send an instant message

  • Set up a Lync Meeting

  • Share your desktop or a program in a Lync Meeting

  • Make and receive audio and video calls

Your browser does not support video. Install Microsoft Silverlight, Adobe Flash Player, or Internet Explorer 9.

Basic tasks in Lync

Videos

Applies To: Office 365 End User, Lync 2013 for Office 365



Was this information helpful?

Yes No

How can we improve it?

255 characters remaining

To protect your privacy, please do not include contact information in your feedback. Review our privacy policy.

Thank you for your feedback!

Support resources

Change language