System requirements for Skype for Business for Windows Phone

Summary: Review the client system device requirements while planning for Skype for Business Server 2015.

Microsoft Skype for Business for Windows Phone provides instant messaging (IM), enhanced presence, and telephony for users in your organization who are connecting from a smartphone or a Windows Professional mobile device. Mobile devices enable users to extend the reach of Skype for Business. This topic describes planning considerations for Skype for Business for Windows Phone that include identifying prerequisites and technical requirements, required components, and deployment guidance.

Skype for Business for Windows Phone Prerequisites

Following are the Skype for Business for Windows Phone prerequisites.

  • Windows Phone 8.1 or later.

  • The Windows Phone device must have the latest updates available from Microsoft. For details, see the Windows Phone 8.1 section at Windows Phone 8 update history.

  • The device must have 22 MB of available disk space.

  • The user must have a voice and data plan from a carrier.