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Virtual Conference (Lync/Skype for Business)

UB faculty, staff and students initiate and conduct virtual conferences, instant message, make phone conference and video calls, and hold online meetings using the Microsoft communication tool, Lync. 

Do you have Skype for Business?

On April 14, 2015, Lync was re-branded as Skype for Business. If you received this Microsoft update, see Using Skype for Business.

Find Software and Instructions for Common Tasks

Choose your operating system or device to download the right Lync software, instructions for common tasks and video tutorials.

Phone Only Conference Calls

Initiators must first schedule a meeting using a device below. Learn how to Call in to a Lync Meeting. 




First Time Signing In? Are you signing into Lync on a shared or public machine?

The first time you log into Lync you may encounter an error, “Can’t sign in to Lync.” Are you signing into Lync on a shared or public machine? Follow these instructions to resolve the problem.

Need a Guest to UB to Join a Meeting?

People who are guests to UB can follow these steps to join a Lync meeting

Need permissions for increased attendees and recording?

UB students are restricted to a maximum of 10 attendees (presenter + nine others) with no recording capability. UB faculty and staff may request students to obtain permissions for recording and increased attendees.

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