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Microsoft Lync

Microsoft Lync is a communications tool that offers instant messaging (IM) as well as many other features to enhance collaboration and communication in your organization.

Features

  • Instant messaging (IM)
  • Audio, video and web conferencing
  • Presence
  • Mobility
  • Ad hoc screen sharing
  • Online meetings

Who can use it?

Yale faculty and staff.

How much does it cost?

This service is free.

How do I get it?

The latest MS Lync software with configuration and installation instructions can be downloaded from the ITS Software Library.

You will need to select the download for the appropriate version (32-bit or 64-bit) of Windows you are running.

Is my PC running the 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows?

You must be on Yale's internet or VPN in order to use Lync.

Where can I get help?

Support will be provided under your current support agreement.

If you have any questions, contact the ITS Help Desk at 203-432-9000 or email helpdesk@yale.edu or contact your local support provider.

FAQs and other resources

Microsoft Lync

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Microsoft Lync is a communications tool that offers instant messaging (IM) as well as many other features to enhance collaboration and communication in your organization.

Microsoft Lync is a communications tool that offers instant messaging (IM) as well as many other features to enhance collaboration and communication in your organization.

Features: 
  • Instant messaging (IM)
  • Audio, video and web conferencing
  • Presence
  • Mobility
  • Ad hoc screen sharing
  • Online meetings
Who can use it?: 

Yale faculty and staff.

How much does it cost?: 

This service is free.

How do I get it?: 

The latest MS Lync software with configuration and installation instructions can be downloaded from the ITS Software Library.

You will need to select the download for the appropriate version (32-bit or 64-bit) of Windows you are running.

Is my PC running the 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows?

You must be on Yale's internet or VPN in order to use Lync.

Where can I get help?: 

Support will be provided under your current support agreement.

If you have any questions, contact the ITS Help Desk at 203-432-9000 or email helpdesk@yale.edu or contact your local support provider.

FAQs and other resources: 
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