Linking Skype For Business With Mac Outlook

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Attempts to use Skype for Business to connect with others at Cornell will launch Microsoft Teams

For Skype meeting option to show up, you will need to have Skype for Business installed in your computer. 1) Open Outlook 365. 2) Click on Mange COM Add-ins next to Slow and Disabled COM Add-ins. 3) Click on Options under Skype Meeting Add-in for Microsoft Office and ensure Always enable this add-in is selected.

This article applies to: Microsoft Teams, Skype for Business (Mac), Skype for Business (Windows), Web Conferencing

As of June 30, 2021, members of the Cornell community will not be able to meet, chat, or call someone else at Cornell using Skype for Business, Microsoft Teams is suggested by the app instead.

This change occurred because Microsoft is ending all Skype for Business service July 31, 2021. Teams has chat and meeting features similar to Skype for Business's, and also provides group collaboration and file sharing. To learn more, visit [email protected]’s Teams website.

  • From, you can use Skype Web Control to send messages and make voice or video calls — just sign in and select the Skype button to get started. Learn more about How to use Skype Web Control from Related Articles.
  • Note: If you add any new contacts to your Mac address book, you will need to manually refresh your contacts in Skype Settings. Turn Sync your contacts off. You can easily turn Sync your contacts off in settings. Keep in mind when you stop sharing your device.

For web meetings, Zoom is another option.
Skype for Business can still be run to see old conversations.

Teams is available on many Cornell computers as part of Microsoft Office. Individuals with the ability to install software can download Teams Apps from Microsoft. On some managed computers, Teams is available through Software Center for Windows and Self Service for Mac. Anyone unsure about installing software should check with their IT support provider first.

Training videos produced by Microsoft explain how to make the most of Teams. (Not all features in the videos are available at Cornell.) See also the videos that show how to:

If you have questions, see Skype for Business Shutdown Frequently Asked Questions, or once you're using Teams, you can share questions on Teams Q&A.

For instructions on setting-up and listening to voicemail on Skype for Business select the following options:
  • Click theKeypad icon.
  • Click theVoice Mail options icon.
  • Select Set-up Voice Mailfrom the menu that appears.

Note:The first time you call the Voice Mail system, you are asked to create a Voice Mail PIN.

To listen to voice mail in Skype for Business (SFB):
  • Click . Your voice mail appears at the bottom of the window. Hover your mouse over the picture of the person who recorded the Click the Play button.

Linking Skype For Business With Outlook

When you receive a voice mail message, the message appears in your Outlook Inbox.
  • Go to your Outlook Inbox.
  • Open any email with Voice Mail in the subject.
  • Click the blue play button to listen to a message.

SFB Voice Access Guide - a list of voice and touchtone commands for accessing voice mail, email and calendar.

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Microsoft Skype For Business Mac

Using Your Skype for Business Phone
  • Lift your phone's handset.
  • Press and hold the 1 key.
  • Follow the prompts to Personal Options.
  • Select Change Your PIN.

Linking Skype For Business With Mac Outlook App

For Skype for Business (SFB) related questions or problems, send email to [email protected]