• Blog Post: White Paper: Delivering Lync 2013 Real-Time Communications over Wi-Fi

    The Delivering Lync 2013 Real-Time Communications over Wi-Fi white paper is now available from the Microsoft Download Center. This white paper describes how Lync 2013 communications software on multiple platforms and device types is now validated with voice and video (real-time media) workloads over...
  • Blog Post: LyncMD: Lync Users Do Not Hear Ringback Tone for Outbound Calls Through PSTN Gateway

    The Microsoft Support Team works around the clock to assist customers in troubleshooting issues with Lync Server. In each article in this NextHop series, senior Microsoft Support engineers walk you through a real-life support case, giving an insider’s view into the systematic approach they use...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Lync for Mobile Tweet Chat: May 17, 2012

    Are you considering deploying Microsoft Lync 2010 mobile devices in your organization? If so, join us this Thursday, May 17 th at 10 AM PT for a tweet chat on Microsoft Lync 2010 for mobile devices. @MSFTLync will be chatting with Skip Chilcott (@Skip_C), Senior Marketing Manager for the Microsoft Unified...
  • Blog Post: Lync Online: Lync Mobile 2013 Troubleshooting

    The Microsoft Support team recently released the following Knowledge Base articles with solutions to four Lync Mobile 2013 issues. Author : Darrin Hanson, Microsoft Technical Readiness Engineer Editor : Susan S. Bradley Publication date : April 16, 2013 Product version : Lync Mobile 2013...
  • Blog Post: Lync Server 2010 - Mobility Deep Dive – Autodiscover Service

    Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Autodiscover Service--not to be confused with Exchange Autodiscover Service--is a new Lync Server service introduced in the Lync Mobility feature update that was released in Cumulative Update for Lync Server 2010: November 2011 . This article provides more depth about Lync...
  • Blog Post: Video: Troubleshooting “Cannot Connect to the Server” Error When Using Lync Mobile for Office 365

    This video shows you how to troubleshoot the Cannot Connect to the Server error message that you may experience when using Lync Mobile for Office 365. The video is intended for administrators of Office 365 for enterprises and Office 365 for professionals and small businesses but may also be helpful for...
  • Blog Post: Using Server-Side Logging to Troubleshoot Lync Server 2010 Mobility Issues

    Sometimes, the quickest way to troubleshoot a Lync Server 2010 mobility issue is to view the server-side logs. In this article, we'll show you how to use server-side logging to gather the data you need. You will also learn how to spot a problem and determine what's gone wrong. Author : Rob Pittfield...
  • Blog Post: The New Lync Connectivity Analyzer

    We are excited to announce the new Microsoft Lync Connectivity Analyzer. This tool will help Lync administrators determine whether the deployment and configuration of their on-premises Lync Server environment meets the requirements to support connections from Lync Windows Store app and Lync mobile apps...
  • Blog Post: Lync 2013 Mobile Clients Release: FAQ

    The Lync team is excited about the new mobility clients that released for Lync 2013 and has put together this FAQ to answer some of the most frequently asked questions. Author : Kaushal Mehta, Lync 2013 Beta Mobility Lead Technical Reviewer : Dave Howe, Lync 2013 Beta Lead Editor : Susan S....
  • Blog Post: Lync Server Autodiscover and the Lync Windows Store App

    Autodiscover, also known by the Domain Name System (DNS) record Lyncdiscover.<domain name> and Lyncdiscoverinternal.<domain name>, provides a way for client applications to locate resources, such as the user’s home pool and request web tickets. Autodiscover is not new to Lync Server...
  • Blog Post: Lync 2013 Mobile Client for Android

    The Microsoft Lync 2013 mobile client for Android was released this past weekend. This article discusses some of the key features and links to the download. Author : Andrew Ehrensing, Microsoft UC Solution Architect and Angela Corman, Microsoft Program Manager Editor: Susan S. Bradley Publication...
  • Blog Post: Cumulative Update for Lync 2010 for Android: June 2012

    Microsoft Support has released the cumulative update package for Microsoft Lync 2010 for Android: June 2012. This update fixes the following issues: You cannot sign in to Lync 2010 for Android when your user account is associated with many email addresses in a Lync Online environment An update...
  • Blog Post: Push Notification Flow for Windows and iOS Mobile Device on Lync Server 2010 Internal Network

    This article discusses push notification flow for Windows Phone 7.5 and iOS devices connected to Microsoft Lync Server 2010 on an internal network. It also identifies the port requirements for Windows Phone 7.5 and iOS devices to successfully register with the Microsoft Push Notification Service or Apple...
  • Blog Post: Installing Lync 2010 for Windows Phone on Windows Phone Emulator

    This article describes how to set up a test environment to run Microsoft Lync 2010 for Windows Phone application on an emulator. The post outlines the requirements, installation, and steps required to deploy Lync 2010 for Windows Phone from the Windows Phone Marketplace to the Windows Phone Emulator...
  • Blog Post: Five Frequently Asked Questions about Lync Server 2010 Mobility Service

    In this article, we explore five frequently asked questions about Lync Server 2010 Mobility Service. Because Mobility Service was released only ten months ago, there are still some misconceptions about the service and how to properly configure your Lync Server 2010 environment. We hope this article helps...
  • Blog Post: Lync 2010 Client Authentication

    Users have multiple options for login into Lync Server 2010. Users can use Lync 2010, Lync Web App, Lync Mobile, browser connecting to the simple URLs, and Lync Attendee. Each of these clients uses different protocols when authenticating the user to Lync Server. This article dives into the details of...
  • Blog Post: Configuring Reverse Proxy for Lync Server 2010 Mobility

    This article discusses a possible solution for a problem commonly called hair-pinning. Hair-pinning can occur when a request is made by an internal Lync mobile client -- in a Lync Server 2010 environments with Lync Mobility Service deployed and enabled for both internal and external users. The solution...
  • Blog Post: TechNet Webcast: Lync for Mobile Devices

    Do you want to learn more about the mobility capabilities of Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Lync Online, and Lync mobile apps? Watch this 60 minute webcast to learn about enabling the mobility service on the server, deployment considerations, management, and security. See demonstrations of the key types...