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Microsoft Lync

Mobile Devices and Lync 2013 One of the bonuses to using Lync 2013 is that you can join meetings from your phone. This allows you to join a meeting even if you can't be physically next to your...    Find Out More
How do I add a contact in Lync 2013?           
You can easily create meetings with other OSU employees who have Exchange? accounts. There are too many such persons to load all of them into your contacts list, but you can add any of these people...    Find Out More
How do I create a meeting in Lync?           
One great feature in Lync is the ability to conference call with multiple colleagues. You may have a meeting with several people all in one place. Use Outlook or the Microsoft Lync Web App to create...    Find Out More
How do I find and log into Lync?           
Anyone with an Exchange? account can access and use Lync. To see if Lync is installed on your computer or for help logging in, follow the instructions below.    Find Out More
Have you ever wanted to show someone exactly what you are looking at on the computer, but the person isn't with you at the time? With Lync 2013 you can share your screen - or just part of it - with...    Find Out More
When the University migrated everybody over to Lync 2013, there seemed to be a large server error and many people lost their contact lists.  This is a problem that the system administrators are...    Find Out More
When the University migrated everybody over to Lync 2013, there seemed to be a large server error and many people lost their contact lists.  This is a problem that the system administrators are...    Find Out More
Lync meetings are very convenient and a powerful tool for groups that can't physically meet. With a webcam and microphone you can turn a chat room into a video conference. Scheduling a meeting allows...    Find Out More
Persistent chat is the Lync 2013 version of a chat room. With persistent chat, you can create topic-specific chat rooms that aren’t deleted. This means that once a person joins a chat room, they will...    Find Out More
If you need to access an old conversation with a coworker they have not been lost! You can find them in two different places. Conversations are saved in the Conversations Tab in Lync, and sent to...    Find Out More
In case your audio or video isn't working correctly you can attempt to troubleshoot the audio and video settings yourself or call your support group.    Find Out More

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