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Virtual Conference (Skype for Business/Lync)

UB faculty, staff and students initiate and conduct virtual conferences, instant message, make phone conference and video calls, and hold online meetings using Skype for Business (re-branded from Lync in 2015).

Find Software and Instructions for Common Tasks

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Phone Only Conference Calls

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

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

The first time you log into Skype for Business/Lync you may encounter an error, “Can’t sign in to Skype for Business/Lync.” Are you signing into Skype for Business/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 Skype for Business/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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