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Persistent Chat Using Skype for Business

Operating System: Windows

Applies To: UB faculty, staff and students

Last Updated: July 17, 2018

How to Create a Chat Room

1. You must first get permission to create a chat room on the system.  Open a ticket to request permission

start skype

2. Open the Skype for Business client.

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3. Select the Chat room icon.

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4. Select the Options (+ icon on the right) and Create a Chat Room.


5. Your browser will open to a page. Enter below to Sign In.

  • User Name: ad\ immediately followed by your UBITName (e.g., ad\jdoe)
  • Password: Your UBIT Password
chat form

6. Click Create A New Room.

chat form

7. Fill in the form and click Create.

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Contact the UBIT Help Center

Have a UBITName? You may also use the UBIT Help Center Online (login required).

(xxx) xxx-xxxx
Use your email ONLY if you have access to it