Starting Lync for the First Time

Click Start -> All Programs -> Microsoft Lync -> Microsoft Lync 2010.

During the first time, you will be prompted to sign in.

  1. In the Sign-in address box, enter yournetid@illinois.edu
    • (Or, if you are an AITS employee, use yournetid@uillinois.edu)
  2. Click the Sign In button.
  3. User Name: UOFI\yournetid
  4. Password: your AD password
  5. Select remember password if you want this information remembered.
  6. Let Lync run in the background of your computer throughout the day.