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Virtual Conference (Lync)

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

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.




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.

Are you off campus?

If you are off campus, you must first run AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client, then launch Lync.

Need a Guest to UB to Join a Meeting?

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

Lync Restrictions

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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