Schedule a Skype for Business meeting

(This is an Outlook task)

  1. On the Home tab of your Outlook Calendar, click New Skype Meeting
  2. Complete the meeting request just like you normally would and click Send.

Begin/Join a Skype Meeting

  • In the main window, click the Meetings tab, then double-click the meeting you want to join.
  • In the meeting request, click Join Skype Meeting.
  • In the meeting reminder, click Join Online.
  • To begin an impromtu meeting, go to the Options drop-down menu (Conversations menu on Mac) and click Meet Now.

When you first join a meeting, your microphone is automatically muted and the video camera is inactive. You must click the appropriate buttons to active one or both.
Share your desktop or a program
  1. In the meeting window, click the Present button.
  2. Click Present Desktop to show the entire contents of your desktop, or click Present Programs and double-click the program you want to share.

Share a PowerPoint presentation

  1. In the meeting window, click the Present button.
  2. Click Present PowerPoint Files.
  3. Browse to the file you want to present and click OK.

Record and play back a meeting

It’s easy to capture audio, video, IM, and what’s being presented.

  1. In the meeting window, click the More Options button.
  2. Click Start Recording.
  3. After the meeting, go to Manage Recordings to publish, play, rename, or delete the recording.

Manage meeting participants

  1. Click the Participants button to open the Participants pane so you can see a list of everyone in the meeting. 
  2. Click the Participant Actions button.
  3. Click one or multiple buttons to apply these settings to all attendees.