Begin a Session with Skype for Business for Windows
Skype lets you initiate instant messaging, a voice call, or a video call from the Contacts view.
This article applies to: Skype for Business (Windows)
Find the person in your list of contacts or search for them if they are not already in your contact list.
You can also begin a session with all members of a group: right-click the group name, then select the desired type of session from the menu that appears.
To initiate an activity with the desired person, hover over their picture, or the generic human icon next to their name. If you have turned off Show Pictures in the Skype for Business options, hover over the desired person's status icon. Select the activity from the list of icons that appears:
- instant messaging
- voice call
- video call
- open contact card (displays the Office 365 information available on a person)
- more options (send an email or schedule a meeting)