Lync Team Blog

Lync Team blog being consolidated

To all the loyal Lync enthusiasts who have come to know and love the Lync Team Blog, thank you for...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 05/01/2014

Update on Lync Phones

As Lync continues to experience incredible momentum in the market, our partner ecosystem is growing...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 04/22/2014

Update your firewall now with this new CRL endpoint

The Lync team has recently discovered additional steps for Lync Online admins to take to ensure...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 04/16/2014

March update to Lync Windows Store App now available

Author: Phillip Garding, Senior Program Manager Lync Meeting presenters: this Lync update is for...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 03/20/2014

Lync 2013 Delivers Business Value

Author: Paul Cannon, Sr. Product Marketing Manager Introduction I started in the computer industry...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 03/12/2014

February 2014 Update for the Lync Desktop Client

Nikolay Muravlyannikov, Lync Program Manager II Debbie Arbeeny, Lync Program Manager II Tim Woo,...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 02/25/2014

To Lync Conference 2014: Thank you!

To the folks who couldn't be here, thank you for engaging with us over social, watching the keynote,...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 02/20/2014

Behind the Scenes at the Lync Conference 2014 Keynote Demo

By Tim Woo, Technical Product Manager and Lync Demo Lead Day One of Lync Conference 2014 is over and...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 02/19/2014

Holland & Knight LLP puts its clients first (and attorney satisfaction right behind) with a widespread adoption of the latest release of Microsoft Lync

By Dean Leung, Chief Information Officer, Holland & Knight LLP In the legal industry—as...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 02/12/2014

Telefónica Makes Microsoft Lync the Centerpiece of its Unified Communications Strategy

By Andrew Dacombe, Head of Enterprise Mobility, Telefónica Telefónica S.A. is a...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 02/11/2014

Lync Mobile update for Android phones: Rejoin and Conversation Continuum

Written by: Barak Manor As we stated in our last Lync Mobile blog, we are not leaving Android...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 02/11/2014

SDN at the Lync Conference: Wi-FI with Aruba

By Jamie Stark, Sr Product Manager, Lync In just one week, the worldwide Lync Community will be...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 02/10/2014

Lync Mobile update for iOS and Windows Phone: Viewing Uploaded PowerPoint presentations, Voice Commands on Windows Phone and a new look for iOS7

Written by Barak Manor The latest release of Lync mobile for Windows Phone and iOS7 devices adds the...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 01/23/2014

Lync and Software-Defined Networking

By Jamie Stark, Sr Product Marketing Mgr, LyncA little-known fact about the engineering team for...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 12/16/2013

New Lync app for Windows 8.1 now available

Many of you have installed the Windows update and are enjoying the new, cool features of Windows...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 12/03/2013

Improving Quality of Meeting Recordings

By Tolga Kilicli, Product Owner, Microsoft We released the Lync 2013 client for Windows almost a...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 12/02/2013

Connect with the Lync Community at Lync Users Groups

If you’re passionate about Lync, and want to connect with others who share your interest, you...

Author: Cari Dick Date: 11/19/2013

Emergency Services (E9-1-1) is not supported in Lync Windows Store App

Like the Lync mobile apps, the Lync Windows Store App should not be used for contacting an emergency...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 11/15/2013

November 2013 Update for the Lync 2013 Desktop Client

Nikolay Muravlyannikov, Lync Program Manager IIDebbie Arbeeny, Lync Program Manager IITim Woo, Lync...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 11/12/2013

Lync voice leading in enterprise shipments

Some people were skeptical at our Unified Communications Launch in 2007, when Bill Gates said that...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 10/21/2013

New Features Available for Windows Phone, iPhone and iPad Lync mobile apps

When we announced our latest Lync Online and Lync Server 2013 mobile clients earlier this year, we...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 10/08/2013

Microsoft Lync 2013 Secures Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) Certification

Yesterday on the Fire Hose blog, we announced Lync 2013 has achieved JITC certification for Voice,...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 09/27/2013

Lync 2013 Mobile: Get more from your meetings

By Angela Chin, Program Manager, Lync Mobile Team The recent updates for Lync for Windows Phone and...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 08/26/2013

Guided walk-through for troubleshooting communication between Lync Online users and their federated contacts

Need help setting up communication between Lync online users and their federated contacts in other...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 08/13/2013

Thank you for our momentous year -- a recap of the Worldwide Partner Conference

Last week at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference, I got the chance to talk about our...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 07/21/2013

New Lync features available to make meetings even better

By Shelly Marston, Technical Product Manager, Lync Customers often tell me that meetings are among...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 07/16/2013

July 2013 Updates for the Lync 2013 Desktop Client

By Debbie Arbeeny, Lync Program Manager II Article updated 03/14/14. We are pleased to introduce...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 07/16/2013

The Lync Windows Store App keeps getting better!

By Phil Garding, Sr Program Manager, Lync Many thanks to all who have downloaded the Lync Windows...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 06/24/2013

Take Back Your Presence

Remember when presence was an indicator of your availability to communicate? It was empowering to...

Author: Cari Dick Date: 05/28/2013

Lync-Skype connectivity available today

By BJ Haberkorn, Director Lync Product Marketing We are thrilled to announce the availability of...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 05/23/2013

Lync Mobile Push Notifications

By Girija Bhagavatula, Senior Program Manager, Lync Server Team If you are a Lync Mobile user on...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 05/02/2013

Viewing Shared Media Content in Lync 2013 for iPad

By Roshin Lal Ramesan, Senior Program Manager, Lync Mobile Team When you’re in a Lync online meeting...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 03/28/2013

2013 is the Year to Move Forward with Lync Enterprise Voice

By Giovanni Mezgec, GM, Lync MarketingLast week, I attended Enterprise Connect 2013, the largest...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 03/26/2013

Lync 2013 Mobile: Starting, adding and switching between communication methods

By Angela Chin, Program Manager, Lync Mobile Team Lync’s mobile clients now have voice and video...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 03/19/2013

Video Interop in Lync

By Shelly Marston, Senior Product Marketing Manager, LyncIn my role on the Lync Marketing team, I...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 03/16/2013

Lync 2013 March VDI Update

The first update to the Lync VDI feature since Lync 2013 shipped is now available! If you use Lync...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 03/13/2013

Why is Lync 2013 Mobile asking me to use Lync 2010?

By Jason Lewis, Program Manager, Lync Mobile TeamWe have been seeing some feedback asking “Why...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 03/12/2013

Lync 2013 Mobile Apps Available for Windows Phone, iPhone, iPad and Android

By Jason Lewis, Program Manager, Lync Mobile Team Last month at Lync Conference we showed our Lync...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 03/11/2013

Here's how we've improved the Windows Store Lync App!

by Phillip Garding, Senior Program Manager, Lync Team One of the things we announced at Lync...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 03/04/2013

Lync-Skype Connectivity Arriving by June 2013

By Blake Shepard, Senior Business Planner, LyncOn February 19th Tony Bates, President of...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 02/28/2013

The Lync Room System (LRS)

“If only someone would build Lync for a conference room” Lync is at the center of one of...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 02/19/2013

Don’t miss the Virtual Launch Event for the New Office 365 for Business

Join us at our Virtual Launch Event on February 27th as we celebrate the availability of a major new...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 02/15/2013

Lync 2013 - February 2013 Update

The Lync Desktop 2013 February update is now available for download! Click on the below link to get...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 02/14/2013

Client Side Recording: Lync 2013

Meeting recordings are a core component of Microsoft’s Unified Communications solution. They...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 01/08/2013

Lync 2013 Contact List Enhancements

The contact list is one of the most beloved features in Lync. In every release, the goal is to...

Author: Cindy Kwan (msft) Date: 12/04/2012

What is Lync Persistent Chat?

What is Lync Persistent Chat?Have you ever wanted a single place where you can easily communicate...

Author: Hassan Issa (MSFT) Date: 11/30/2012

Lync and Yahoo! Federation End-of-Life

April 2013 Update: Service shut down date confirmed as June 30, 2014.As of September 1st, 2012, the...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 11/26/2012

Finding Call Handling Features in Lync 2013

Call handling options are displayed differently in Lync 2013 than in Lync 2010. With the new...

Author: Jacob Fischer Date: 11/12/2012

Lync Federation will continue as Windows Live Messenger transitions to Skype

Beginning this month, Microsoft will start helping Windows Live Messenger (WLM) users move to Skype,...

Author: The Lync Team Date: 11/09/2012

Persistent Chat Features

As you know, Lync Persistent Chat Rooms make it easy for you to collaborate with the people you care...

Author: Hassan Issa (MSFT) Date: 11/08/2012

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