Starting Lync/Skype for Business for the First Time

Windows: If Skype for Business does not start automatically, click Start -> All Programs -> Microsoft Office -> Skype for Business.

Mac: If Lync does not start automatically, go to your applications in Finder -> Microsoft Office -> Lync.

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

  1. In the Sign-in address box, enter
    • (Or, if you are an AITS employee, use
  2. Click the Sign In button.
  3. User Name: your netid
  4. Password: your AD password
  5. Select remember password if you want this information remembered.
  6. Let Lync/Skype for Business run in the background of your computer throughout the day.