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Published April 13, 2015
On April 14, 2015, Microsoft re-branded “Lync” as “Skype for Business.” Find out what it means for UB.
Where did the “L" Lync icon go?
You‘ll notice right away that the application icon will change to the Skype for Business “S” icon instead of the Lync ”L” icon If you have automatic updates for Microsoft products turned on.
Skype for Business will automatically be installed on your Windows device the next time the update runs.
Is this Skype what I use for family and friends?
Skype for Business is not to be confused with the commonly used Skype product. Skype for Business builds on existing Lync features, so no features or functionality will be lost.
What about other clients?
Microsoft has not released new clients for Macintosh and Mobile apps for Skype for Business. Continue to use the Lync 2013 clients.
Want to learn more?
Learn more about Using Skype for Business at UB.