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  • Blog Post: Cool Tip of the Day 59: Get Started With Office Communicator 2007 R2 Phone and Video

    For audio (phone) conferencing, you need a headset, or speaker and microphone, or USB audio device connected to your computer For audio/video conferencing, you need a webcam connected to your computer. Adjust phone and video Microsoft® Office Communicator 2007 R2 automatically detects...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Lync 2010 Frequently Used Keyboard shortcuts

    Below are the shortcut keys that can be used irrespective of which window has focus. Table 1: Global Hotkeys Shortcut key Description Windows Key + Q Brings Lync main window to foreground Windows Key + A Accept an incoming...
  • Blog Post: Cool Tip of the Day 60: Make Phone Calls

    You can use Microsoft® Office Communicator 2007 R2 to make one-click phone calls to contacts in your Contact List. You can also call optional numbers by clicking the options arrow to the right of the Call button. Make a one-click phone call In the Contact List, click the contact’s...
  • Blog Post: Cool Tip of the Day 55: Signing In and Setting Up Your PIN

    In Microsoft® Office Communicator for Java, the main window is divided into the Conversation Area and the Contact List. A conversation can be a phone call, a conference call, or an instant message. By paying attention to the Incoming, Active, and Pending conversation areas, you can easily...
  • Blog Post: Setting up your Speed-Dial to quickly & automatically call into your meetings

    Ever been stuck in traffic in your car, late for a meeting you need to attend, and fumbling around trying to find the right numbers to dial to call in? Well, you don’t need a fancy new Win7 phone to be able to quickly join into your meetings hosted on Lync Server. You can do it on any phone that...
  • Blog Post: Cool Tip of the Day 58: Instant Messaging

    In Microsoft® Office Communicator for Java, to send an instant message to someone who is in your Contact List do one of the following: From Online Contacts select Options , select Send IM. From Online Contacts, select the person, select Details, and then select Send Instant message...
  • Blog Post: Finding Call Handling Features in Lync 2013

    Call handling options are displayed differently in Lync 2013 than in Lync 2010. With the new “hover" experience, you can find your call controls by hovering over different icons to display a menu. Let's take a look at the Lync 2013 call handling options. Muting yourself: While in a call, you...
  • Blog Post: Cool Tip of the Day 53: About Personal Status Notes

    In Microsoft® Office Communicator Mobile 2007 R2, in addition to setting your presence status, you can share presence information with others by creating a personal status note. To set a personal status note In the Contact List, click Menu > My Note. Type a message to let...
  • Blog Post: Cool Tip of the Day 57: Manage Your Contacts and Contact Lists

    In Microsoft® Office Communicator for Java, once you sign, the updates to show retrieving contacts saved on phone. Offline contacts from the phone are fetched and displayed first. Presence updates come from the server. Once updates are complete, you have access to all of your contacts through...
  • Blog Post: Cool Tip of the Day 61: Receive Phone Calls

    With Microsoft® Office Communicator 2007 R2, do the following to receive phone calls: Answer a phone call In the phone call invitation alert, click the left pane. The alert appears in the bottom right of your computer screen. Redirect a call Click the Redirect button, and then select...
  • Blog Post: Cool Tip of the Day 56: Settings

    In Microsoft® Office Communicator for Java, the settings page has three tabs: General, Calling via work, and PIN lock. On the General tab you can set options for: New IM Alerts, Turn on Logging, Show call warnings . On the Calling via Work tab you set your call back number. On the PIN lock tab you...
  • Blog Post: Lync 2013: Videoconferencing with Gallery View

    How many times have you been in a conference call and thought, “Gee-hmm, I wonder how my manager is reacting to this?” Or, “Does my colleague really mean what he says?” Well, now there’s a solution for that! The Lync 2013 client gives you a “big picture” view...