What’s new in Lync 2013

Lync 2013 offers a clean new look to help you communicate quickly and easily. You’ll also notice new features like persistent chat rooms, shared notes, and mobility that help you adapt Lync to your own personal workflow whether you’re in the office, at home, or on the go.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/lync-help/whats-new-in-lync-2013-HA102927099.aspx?CTT=1

Make the switch to Lync 2013

 

Switching from Communicator 2007 or Lync 2010? Take this course to get familiar with the changes.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/lync-help/make-the-switch-to-lync-2013-RZ102924313.aspx?CTT=1

Video: What’s new in Lync 2013

This video gives you a quick overview of Lync 2013. You’ll notice a fresh clean look, as well as new features like persistent chat rooms, shared notes, meeting preferences, and powerful mobility options that help you adapt Lync to your own personal workflow.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/lync-help/video-whats-new-in-lync-2013-VA102929734.aspx?CTT=1

Basic tasks in Lync 2013

Lync helps you stay connected to the people who are important to you via instant messaging, email, audio and video calls, persistent chat rooms, and online meetings and presentations.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/lync-help/basic-tasks-in-lync-2013-HA103065025.aspx?CTT=1

Join a meeting from Lync Web App

If you don’t have Lync 2013 or Lync Online, you can use Lync Web App to join a Lync Meeting from your browser. Lync Web App will launch automatically when you click the Join Lync Meeting link in the meeting invitation.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/lync-help/join-a-meeting-from-lync-web-app-HA102900084.aspx?CTT=1

Sign in to and sign out of Lync

Your Lync sign-in information is usually configured automatically when Lync is installed. If you can’t sign in, see Troubleshooting Lync sign-in errors.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/lync-help/sign-in-to-and-sign-out-of-lync-HA102847497.aspx?CTT=1

Keyboard shortcuts in Lync 2013

Keyboard shortcuts are combinations of two or more keys that, when pressed, can be used to do a task that would typically need a mouse or other pointing device.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/lync-help/keyboard-shortcuts-for-lync-HA102927994.aspx?CTT=1

What is Lync Basic?

 

Lync Basic 2013 gives you instant messaging (IM), audio and video calls, online meetings, availability (presence) information, and sharing capabilities all from one, easy-to-use program.

Read on to learn about key features in Lync Basic. And check back soon to learn about differences between Lync Basic 2013 and Lync 2013.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/lync-help/what-is-lync-basic-HA103437092.aspx?CTT=1

Key tasks in Lync Basic 2013

Lync Basic 2013 helps you stay connected to the people who are important to you via instant messaging (IM), email, audio and video calls, persistent chat rooms, and online meetings and presentations.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/lync-help/key-tasks-in-lync-basic-HA103436929.aspx?CTT=1

Video: Using the Windows Store Lync App (Win 8 UI)

This video gives you a quick overview of the new Windows Store Lync app for Windows 8 and Windows RT. You’ll notice the new app is optimized for touch screen on Windows 8 Tablets.

http://www.office.microsoft.com/en-us/communicator-help/video-using-the-windows-store-lync-app-VA103700850.aspx