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  • Using Skype

    • In Contacts View, click an entry in your Contacts list or search for a person's entry. Their Contact Card will appear on the right. Click one of the icons below their name to begin the...
    • Chats view shows you recent conversations (IM sessions) you've had.  Click on a chat to review or continue it. You can delete a saved conversation by right-clicking (or...
    • Overview You'll spend a lot of time in Contacts view; you'll initiate many of your Skype sessions from here. Skype will open to this view by default. There are two...
    • Office 2016 includes Skype for Business, so if you have Office 2016 installed, you probably already have Skype. We strongly recommend that users contact their local technical support...
    • Click a person's listing for a contact or in search results. On the right, click the Instant Message icon. If the conversation record becomes too long, you can delete older...
    • A Skype meeting is a scheduled Skype audio call (to which video can be added if desired). To join, click the link in the meeting invitation you received, open the meeting on your calendar, or join through the Skype for Business client.
    • Click a person's listing for a contact or in search results. On the right, click the Video Call icon. Under the video image are controls that allow you to block the video (...
    • Click a person's listing for a contact or in search results. On the right, click the Voice Call icon. During the call, icons below the person's photo allow you to switch...
    • Meetings view shows you a summary of the day's calendar events. You cannot change the view to see other days. Click a meeting listed to see, on the right, the notes for that...
    • Presence Presence is a combination of availability and willingness to meet. Its use is optional. In some applications it updates automatically based on events in your calendar, but with...
    • You'll have a smoother experience if Outlook is running before you use these steps. Click a person's listing for a contact or in search results. On the right, click the...
    • Click a person's listing for a contact or in search results. On the right, click the Send an Email icon to open a new email message, addressed to the currently selected contact or...
    • Launch Skype for Business. In the first field, enter your NetID@cornell.edu address. Enter the whole address, not just your NetID. In the second field, enter the...