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  • Blog Post: Why is Lync 2013 Mobile asking me to use Lync 2010?

    By Jason Lewis, Program Manager, Lync Mobile Team We have been seeing some feedback asking “Why is Lync 2013 Mobile asking me to use Lync 2010?”  The short answer is your Lync Server does not support Lync 2013 Mobile apps, you will need to continue using the Lync 2010 Mobile app.  The long...
  • Blog Post: Lync-Skype Connectivity Arriving by June 2013

    By Blake Shepard, Senior Business Planner, Lync On February 19 th Tony Bates, President of Microsoft’s Skype Division, announced in the keynote address at the Lync Conference and also in a blog post that Lync-Skype Connectivity for presence, IM, and voice will be available to all Lync users...
  • Blog Post: Video Interop in Lync

    By Shelly Marston, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Lync In my role on the Lync Marketing team, I look after Lync Meetings — audio, video, and web conferencing — and the video workload. So I was particularly attentive in Tony Bates’ keynote at Lync Conference 2013 a month ago, especially...
  • Blog Post: Introducing Microsoft Lync Web App

    With the release of Microsoft Lync 2010, we are introducing Lync Web App, a new Silverlight based web browser client that allows participants without Lync 2010 account or Lync 2010 client to participate in meetings using Windows or Mac operating system and present and view PowerPoint slides, share desktop...
  • Blog Post: Case Study: Red Wing Shoes Is No Stranger to Innovation

    by Rainer Podjoutomo , Senior Product Manager, Microsoft Lync In the area of customer service, Red Wing Shoes is no stranger to innovation. In 1940, the company launched the first mobile shoe store. Trucks that contained miniature show rooms drove up to worksites and sold shoes to workers on the spot...
  • Blog Post: Preparing your System for a Lync Web App Meeting

    So you received your first invite to attend a meeting hosted on Lync 2010 and you do not have Lync client installed on your machine? Not to worry, as Lync 2010 meetings support the Lync Web App browser client that allows you to attend meetings from any supported browser on Windows or Mac without installing...
  • Blog Post: What are all these settings?

    The settings and options available on Lync Mobile allow you to stay in control of how your application works and how you communicate. How to access your settings Your Lync options and settings are accessible from the “My Info” view, this is the first tab or pivot in the application. On top of accessing...
  • Blog Post: Lync for iPad - Version 1.5 is here!

    The Lync team is happy to introduce the next update of Lync 2010 for iPad. This update enhances the Lync Meeting experience by bringing the ability to view uploaded Microsoft PowerPoint presentations within a scheduled Lync Meeting, as well as view the meeting participants’ list. When joining...
  • Blog Post: Lync Mobile Push Notifications

    By Girija Bhagavatula, Senior Program Manager, Lync Server Team If you are a Lync Mobile user on Windows Phone or iOS then you should be aware that starting June 1 st it is possible that some of you might see errors in receiving push notifications to your device. The most likely reason for that may be...
  • Blog Post: Lync Mobile Clients let you stay connected, on your terms

    In our busy work world, it is important to stay in touch with your colleagues, customers, and others.  With Microsoft Lync 2010 for mobile devices, you can keep Lync in your pocket and stay connected no matter where you are.  Being ‘always on’ in Lync will be a new thing for most people. After...
  • Blog Post: Hello from the Lync Mobile Team - Introduction to Lync on Mobile Devices

    As most of you know, earlier in the year we released Lync 2010 for Windows Phone , iPhone , iPad and Android .  What you probably also know is that we did not blog much about the releases… well that’s about to change.  From this point on this blog will be the best place to learn more about...
  • Blog Post: Staying Active

    Dear Mr. Presence, Microsoft Lync has a great status note that I can set to let others know about my status. Often times, though, I just want to know what is going on with others in my team. Is there a way to view everyone’s note, with the most recent first? -Actively Engaged Dear...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Lync 2010 Accessibility

    Introduction Accessibility was an important consideration we put our efforts into during Lync 2010 development. In addition to helping our customers with disabilities, these improvements also bring about broad usability enhancements in the product. We have made improvements in almost all accessibility...
  • Blog Post: Lync Mobile Clients Let You Communicate with a Single, Consistent Identity

    No matter where you are, Lync mobile clients allow you to communicate with your work identity so you can stay in touch with your contacts without being tied to your desk. Make calls on the go Through call-via-work you can make calls to any of the contacts you see in Lync using your work identity. ...
  • Blog Post: Picture This

    Dear Mr. Presence, I love the contact details and presence information that Lync provides to me about all my colleagues! However, sometimes I’d just like to see someone’s face to remind me who they are before I call them. Is there a way to see someone’s picture in Lync? And how can...