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Microsoft Lync 2013

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Schedule an online meeting or conference call by using the Online Meeting Add-in for Microsoft Lync 2013 communications software or by selecting contacts in Microsoft Lync 2013.


To create an online meeting or conference call meeting request, follow these steps:

Do one of the following:Lync Meeting

  • In the Microsoft Outlook Calendar, click New
    Lync Meeting
    (in Microsoft Outlook 2013).




  • In the Lync main window, in your Contacts list, hold down the right click one of the selected contacts, and then click Schedule a Meeting. In the meeting request, click Online Meeting.


In the meeting request, in the To box, type the email address of each person you want to invite, separated by semicolons.


In the Subject box, type a subject for the meeting.


(Optional) In the body of the meeting request, above the Join Online Meeting link, type additional meeting details.

Note: Do not modify any of the existing text in the meeting request. Doing so may prevent people from joining the meeting.


(Optional) On the Meeting tab, in the Show group, click Scheduling Assistant. Use the Scheduling Assistant to ensure that everyone is available during the time you choose.