Sign in to Lync for Mac 2011 with your Office 365 account

Office for Mac 2011 will reach end of support on October 10, 2017. To stay supported, you will need to upgrade. For more information, see these resources.


Applies to: Office for Mac 2011

Topic Last Modified: 2016-12-16

To use Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011 with your Microsoft Office 365 account, please install Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011 14.0.1 Update . The Lync 2011 14.0.1 update is also available from Microsoft AutoUpdate. AutoUpdate is a program that automatically keeps Microsoft software up-to-date. To use AutoUpdate, start Microsoft Lync or another Microsoft Office application, and then click Check for Updates on the Help menu

To sign in to Lync for Mac 2011 with your Office 365 account

  1. In the Microsoft Lync for Mac sign-in window, type your Office 365 email address, Microsoft Online Services ID, for example,, and password.

  2. Click Advanced.

  3. Under Authentication, clear the Use Kerberos check box.

  4. Under Connection Settings, click Manual configuration.

  5. In both the Internal Server Name box and the External Server Name box, type

  6. Click OK.

  7. Click Sign In.