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Microsoft Lync

Microsoft Lync is an enterprise-ready unified communications platform. With Lync, users can keep track of their contacts’ availability; send an instant message; start or join an audio, video, or web conference. Lync is built to fully integrate with Microsoft Office. If you have Office 2013, you already have Lync installed on your computer as part of the Office 2013 suite. Otherwise, you can install Lync 2013 or Lync 2010 using the instructions below.

 

To install Lync 2013:

  1. Log in to http://portal.microsoftonline.com
  2. Click on the gear in the top right corner of the page and choose Office 365 settings
  3. Select Software in the left column, and then click the blue Install button. Click Install and choose Run (if using Internet Explorer) or manually start the installation after the download completes by double clicking the downloaded file.
  4. Follow the installation wizard instructions.
  5. Once Lync is installed and opened, log in with your NDSU email address and password
  6. If it prompts you to enter a product key, please call the IT Help Desk at 701-231-8685 opt. 1 and we will provide it for you.

 

To install Lync 2010:

  1. Log in to http://portal.microsoftonline.com
  2. Click on the gear in the top right corner of the page and choose Office 365 settings
  3. Select Software in the left column, and then click Install Lync 2010 at the bottom of the page.
  4. Click the blue install button on the pop-up window. Click Install and choose Run (if using Internet Explorer) or manually start the installation after the download completes by double clicking the downloaded file.
  5. Follow the installation wizard instructions.
  6. Once Lync is installed and opened, log in with your NDSU email address and password
  7. Click Download and install now to install the additional required software
  8. Save and run the downloaded software
  9. Once Lync is open again, enter your NDSU email address for both the Sign-in address and User name and enter your password.
  10. Click Sign in

 

 

 


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IT Help Desk Phone: +1 (701) 231-8685
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Last Updated: Monday, September 15, 2014 3:38:34 PM