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Self Help Documents: Lync

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Microsoft Lync: Follow the “blended learning path” to learning this new communication package in 20 minutes or less.
Lync 2013

Lync 2013: Quick Reference Guide
This quick reference guide is designed to step you through the most commonly used functions in Microsoft Lync. Topics include: Presence State and Adding Contacts, Instant Messaging and Sharing, Conferencing (Online Meetings) and Meet Now and Joining a conference.

 

Lync 2013: Overview
Microsoft Lync (previously known as Microsoft Office Communicator) is an instant messaging client and communications application. This self-help document will introduce you to the Lync environment. You will learn the different pieces of the Lync window and how to personalize and change areas.

 

Lync 2013: Managing Contacts
Microsoft Lync (previously known as Microsoft Office Communicator) is an instant messaging client and communications application. This self-help document will introduce you to the Lync environment. You will learn the how to move contacts into groups, how to change privacy setting, and other options.

 

Lync 2013: Setting Meeting Options
Microsoft Lync (previously known as Microsoft Office Communicator) is an instant messaging client and communications application. This self-help document will introduce you to the Lync environment. You will learn the different options available when setting up your Lync meeting.

 

Lync 2013: Conducting a Meeting
Microsoft Lync (previously known as Microsoft Office Communicator) is an instant messaging client and communications application. This self-help document will introduce you to the Lync environment. You will learn the different actions you can take as the presenter or host of a Lync Meeting.

 

Lync 2013: Scheduling a Conference (Online Meetings)
Microsoft Lync (previously known as Microsoft Office Communicator) is an instant messaging client and communications application. This self-help document will introduce you to the Lync environment. You will learn how to set up a meeting, invite others to your meeting, and other techniques.

 

Lync 2013: Joining a Conference
Microsoft Lync (previously known as Microsoft Office Communicator) is an instant messaging client and communications application. This self-help document will introduce you to the Lync environment. You will learn the different ways to join a Lync conference, even ways for those who do not have Lync.

 

Lync 2013: Sharing and Collaboration
Microsoft Lync (previously known as Microsoft Office Communicator) is an instant messaging client and communications application. This self-help document will introduce you to the Lync environment. You will learn the different ways to present and share content in Lync Meetings and Lync Conversations.

 

Lync 2013: Instant Messaging
Microsoft Lync (previously known as Microsoft Office Communicator) is an instant messaging client and communications application. You will learn how to send and receive instant messages (IM), how to send group messages, how to send attachments, and more.

Lync for Mac

Lync 2011 for MAC: Overview
Microsoft Lync 2011 for MAC is an instant messaging client and communications application. Lync allows you to communicate via instant message, audio and video and also to participate in conference calls where you can share your desktop and documents. This self-help document will introduce you to the Lync environment.

Lync 2011 for MAC: Managing Contacts
In order to communicate with someone in Lync, you will need to add that person to your contacts list. Lync is connected to Active Directory, so you can search for any staff, faculty or student employee at Towson University. This self-help document will show you how to manage your contacts.

Lync 2011 for MAC: Instant Messaging
Microsoft Lync allows you to send an instant message to anyone in your contacts list and include an attachment. In this self-help document you will learn how to send and receive an IM, how to add a contact or several contacts to an IM and also how to send an attachment.


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