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Instant Messaging with Skype for Business for Windows

This article applies to: Skype for Business (Windows)


Hover over a person's picture (or the generic human icon) for a contact or in search results. 

Click the Instant Messaging icon.

To send your messages, either end by pressing Enter on your keyboard or clicking the Send icon.

During the IM session, you'll see a row of icons under the person's picture. Here you can "upgrade" to a voice call, video chat, or choose to share content.

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Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 7:31am

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