Skype for Business

Initiate and conduct virtual conferences, instant message, make voice and video calls, and hold online meetings using Skype for Business.  


Common Questions

Why did I encounter an error, “Can’t sign in to Skype for Business?”

The first time you log into Skype for Business you may encounter an error. Are you signing into Skype for Business on a shared or public machine? Follow these instructions to resolve the problem.

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.

How many people can connect to my Skype for Business meeting?

Students are limited to ten attendees including presenter while faculty and staff are limited to 250 attendees. UB faculty and staff may request to allow students to obtain permissions for increased attendees.

Do I have to use Outlook for my email in order to use Skype for Business?

No, Skype for Business has client types for Windows, Mac and mobile clients. If you do not use Outlook, you can use the Skype Web Scheduler.

Still need help?

Contact the UBIT Help Center.