Good news, the Skype for Business Mac client is now generally available!
Skype Me has opened up a wellspring of people who want to communicate with people from other countries; Skype 2.0 (and above) supports video conferencing; Skype is compatible with Mac OS X 10.4 (188.8.131.52), 10.5 (2.8), 10.5.8. Pleas contact us if any of these information needs to be updated. Updates: Skype for Mac Updates. The Skype for Business Web App plug-in is required for audio, video, and screen sharing during a Skype Meeting. If you joined the meeting but can't connect to the Skype Call or can't see meeting content, try the basic troubleshooting steps first, and then review the list of common issues and errors if necessary. To install and setup Skype for Business on Mac: Quit (Command + Q) all Microsoft Office related programs; Download Skype for Business and install by following on screen instructions; Once installation is complete, Launch Skype for Business and login using: CBS sign-in address - email protected (ex. email protected).
It’s been a long time waiting, but Microsoft has hit their October 2016 deadline.
File Name: SkypeForBusinessInstaller-184.108.40.20638.pkg
Date Published: 10/26/2016
File Size: 35.9 MB
Skype for Business Mac Download Link: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=54108
For the best Mac client experiences and an always up-to-date infrastructure, we recommend all customers migrate to Office 365. Skype for Business Server 2015 customers should at a minimum download and install the Skype for Business Server 2015 Cumulative Update version 9319.272 or higher (coming soon). Lync Server 2013 customers should consider upgrading their installation to Skype for Business Server 2015 or downloading the latest Lync Server 2013 Cumulative Update version 8308.973 or higher (coming soon). Lync Server 2010 is not supported – instead, we recommend customers continue to use the Lync for Mac 2011 client.
Skype for Mac Known issues: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Known-issues-Skype-for-Business-on-Mac-494ac5d5-50be-4aa7-8f5a-669c71c98c9a?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US&fromAR=1
Requirements Mac OS X
- Skype for Business Server 2015 or Lync Server 2013
- OSX 10.11 (El Capitan) or OSX 10.12 (Sierra)
- Outlook Mac build 15.27 (161010) required for Outlook integration
- one-click join,
- edge-to-edge video
- full screen sharing
Training session from Microsoft Introducing Skype for Business on Mac, here: https://www.skypeoperationsframework.com/Academy?TechnicalProductTrainings
This session will walk you through the new Skype for Business on Mac client. It will show you the user experience, walk you through the features and will take a look under the hood – pointing out when Skype for Business for Mac is different than other clients. It concludes with troubleshooting information.
Great walkthrough of all the detail from Martin here: https://ucmart.uk/2016/10/27/skype-for-business-for-mac-available-for-download-quick-summary-of-client/
List of Additional Known Issues from Iain here: https://northernlync.wordpress.com/2016/10/27/skype-for-mac-ga-7-other-known-issues-not-mentioned/
- Available versions
Use Microsoft Skype for Business to access Indiana University's UniCom service.
The capabilities of Skype for Business are integrated with Microsoft Office applications, and include:
- Chat using instant messaging
- Make audio or video calls (including audio or video conference calls)
- Share files
- Share your desktop
- See others' availability and manage the information others see about you
Skype for Business is included in Office 365.
On macOS, options include:
Skype For Business On Mac Download
- Skype for Business is included in Office 365.
- You can download Skype for Business on Mac from IUware. For information about features of Skype for Business on Mac, see Explore Skype for Business.
Before attempting to use Skype for Business with Indiana University's UniCom service, see Get started with UniCom/Skype for Business.
To learn how to perform common tasks in Skype for Business, see UniCom. Also, see Skype for Business help & learning.
For an introduction to UniCom, including how-to PDFs and videos, seeUniCom.
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IU faculty and staff can obtain compatible devices (USB devices or IP phones) by going through their department telecommunications coordinators and/or their IT Pros. For more about available devices, see About office telephone equipment at IU.
If you do not know who your telecommunications coordinator is, at IU Bloomington, call 812-856-2287; at IUPUI, call 317-274-3004. You can also email Communications Planning and Implementation.