Skype for Business Online settings summary

The Skype for Business admin center includes settings for your entire organization, and for individual users.

Note

Depending on your location, you might not have access to all features of Skype for Business Online. For details, see License restrictions for Office 365.

Skype for Business Online organization settings

Setting Description Default Learn more
Domain federation
Communicate with other organizations that use Skype for Business Online.
Enabled
Allow users to contact external Skype for Business users
Public IM connectivity
Communicate with Skype for Business Online users.
Enabled
Allow users to contact external Skype for Business users
Mobile phone notifications
Choose a push notification service for Skype for Business Online, iPhone, and iPad, or disable notifications.
Microsoft Push Notification Service and Apple Push Notification Service
Turn on or off mobile phone notifications
Presence privacy mode
Determine who can view a Skype for Business Online user's presence status.
Automatically display presence information
Configure presence privacy mode
Meeting invitation
Add your own logo and footer; add links to help and legal information.
Not configured
Customize meeting invitations

Skype for Business Online user settings

Setting Description Default Learn more
Audio and video
Conduct audio and video conversations using Skype for Business Online
Enabled
Admins: Configure Skype for Business settings for individual users
Recording
Record calls and meetings
Enabled
Admins: Configure Skype for Business settings for individual users
Anonymous attendee dial-out
Allow anonymous Skype for Business Online meeting attendees to connect by having the audio conferencing provider call them
Enabled
Admins: Configure Skype for Business settings for individual users
Disable non-archived features
Turns off features that aren't captured when the organization has set up an Add content to a case and place sources on hold in the eDiscovery Center in the Exchange admin center:
File transfer using instant messaging
Shared OneNote pages
PowerPoint annotations
Select this option if you're legally required to preserve electronically stored information.
Disabled
Admins: Configure Skype for Business settings for individual users

Set up Skype for Business Online

Let Skype for Business users add Skype contacts