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Online Meetings for Participants

To join a scheduled online meeting:

  1. Do any of the following:
    • In the Skype for Business main window, above the search box, click the Calendar icon. Right-click the meeting listing and click Join.
    • In the meeting request, click the Join Skype meeting hyperlink.
    • In the meeting reminder, click Join Online.
    • Using the conference phone number and ID, you can call in and join the meeting by phone.
  2. Unless you call in, on the Join Meeting Audio window, select one of these options.

    Use Skype (full audio and video experience)

    You can use computer audio and video with your computer’s built-in devices, or a headset and camera.

    Call me at

    Skype for Business calls you at a number you provide, such as your desk phone.

    Don’t join audio

    Select this if you decide you want to call into the meeting with a phone (and the meeting request includes call-in details) or join the audio portion later. Use the conference numbers and ID in the invitation to dial in.

     

Join an unscheduled meeting

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You may be invited to an unscheduled or Meet Now meeting or to a meeting that is already in progress:

  1. In the notification that appears in the lower-right corner of your screen, click Join.
  2. Refer to the audio options above.

Leave a meeting

To leave a meeting as a participant:

  1. Close the conversation or meeting window. Note: Skype for Business will notify you that you are leaving the meeting and that the conversation will continue without you.

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Skype With The World

Do you have friends or family that use Skype for Business at other universities or organizations?

KU has open federation for Skype for Business, which means you can connect with friends and colleagues at more than 850 organizations around the world that also offer open federation. You can add a non-KU person at an open federation site to your contacts list and immediately begin a chat or S4B-to-S4B voice or video call. Check the Skype Directory to find organizations that have Skype for Business open federation.

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