Getting Started with Skype for Business

Skype for Business 2016    |    Beginner
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With Skype for Business, you can collaborate and hold meetings or large teleconferences. Explore the application and its interface, and discover how to add, remove, and organize contacts, and manage alerts and privacy settings.


  • Open skype for business
    Use the skype for business interface
    Change your status in skype for business
    Add and remove contacts in skype for business
  • Organize your contacts into groups in skype for business
    Manage your alerts in skype for business
    Manage your privacy settings in skype for business


  • 6m
    Before using Skype for Business, you are going to need to know how to locate and open the application. Find out how to open Skype for Business, how to sign in, and how to sign out again afterwards. FREE ACCESS
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    Get started using Skype for Business by first learning how to use the interface. You'll see how to use the different areas, including your contacts, meeting, and settings, and how to navigate within the application. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Changing your status
    5m 13s
    Use your status to alert people of your availability. You can choose from a number of statuses including "available", "away" and "busy", which will let your contacts know if you're free to connect via Skype for Business. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Adding & removing contacts
    5m 7s
    Start connecting with other Skype users by adding new contacts from in or outside of your organization. Learn how to add new contacts by entering their username or by searching the Skype directory. You'll also see how to view your contacts and how to remove contacts that you no longer need. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Organizing your contacts into groups
    6m 53s
    If you often contact the same people in Skype for Business, organizing your contacts into groups is a practical way to quickly connect with specific groups of people. Once you do so, you'll be able to easily send group IMs or start video or conference calls with the contact groups that you choose. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Managing your alerts
    4m 56s
    In Skype for Business, you can manage your alerts by adding, modifying and removing automatic notifications. Set or remove ringtones by adjusting your settings. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Managing your privacy settings
    3m 56s
    Skype for Business uses the personal information that you've made available in Outlook Web App, to automatically set your availability status and your location. However, you can make changes to the information that you share and other personal settings by accessing your personal options. Adjust conversation history, automatic login, and Skype invitation settings to better manage your Skype for Business privacy options. FREE ACCESS


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