Operating System: All
Applies To: UB faculty, staff and students
Last Updated: February 10, 2017
As an attendee, you will receive a meeting request in the form of a email or a emailed link from the person who created the meeting in Skype for Business.
1. Click the link to the meeting or in the meeting request.
2. Click Join Skype Meeting.
3. Install the Skype for Business Web App.
Windows: Check the box Install Skype for Business Web App plug-in.
Macintosh: You will receive a Launch Application pop-up, highlight Skype for Business. Check the box for Remember my choice for conf links. Click Ok.
Select Join Using Skype for Business Web App instead.
4. Click Sign in as a guest to the meeting.
5. Enter your name in the text box labeled Guest, type your
6. Click Join the meeting.
7. If necessary, follow the instructions to install the plug-in.
You will now join the meeting unless the meeting orgainizer needs to let you in. You can always instant message in the app to let someone know you are there even if you are having problems with the audio.
It will reappear on subsequent days.
It is because you do not have a UBITName, click Cancel.
Click Sign in here instead under the Are you a guest to
Append ?sl=1 to the end of the URL for the meeting invitation. This will force your computer to use the Skype for Business Web App.
Ad hoc instant messaging and video chat can only happen between Skype for Business clients. To include people using the Skype for Business Web App you must schedule a meeting and send the meeting URL to all participants.