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Applies to: Office 365 Small Business customers
Microsoft recently announced the availability of
Lync Skype connectivity. If you’re an Office 365 Small Business admin and want your users to be able
to add Skype users* to their Lync Contacts list, you may need to toggle the
External communications service setting off and then on again.
To do this, sign in to Office 365 and go to Admin >
Service settings >
Instant messaging, meetings and conferencing > External communications.
* Skype users must be signed in with a Microsoft account (formerly Windows
TIP: This can get a little confusing, so you may
want to just toggle the setting and call it good.
Before May 20, turning on External communications for Small Business customers
didn’t automatically turn on connectivity with external IM providers. Now it does.
So you need to switch External communications off and then back on again if:
For more tips about how to get up and running if you're not able to connect
with Skype users, see
Troubleshooting Lync-Skype connectivity.
Small Business customers who were using Office 365 before the Office 365
service upgrade had two separate settings for External communications: one for
other organizations that use Lync, and one for public IM providers. If you were
using Office 365 before the service upgrade and had public IM connectivity
turned, no further action is required, and Lync-Skype connectivity should work
Microsoft recently announced the availability of Lync Skype connectivity . If you’re an Office
I can't find this option in the new Office 365 admin page, can some one point to the current setting or can Microsoft update this page.
対象: 新Office 365 Office 365 Small Business
マイクロソフトは先ごろ、 Lync-Skype 接続 の提供開始を発表しました。Office 365 Small
@nixman98 click the small arrow next to administrator, chose Lync, Under organisation -> External Communication you can find the settings
Question if some one can answer? I am long time skype user but our business uses skype manager, which allows me as the admin to add and delete users. It doesn't use live id. How is microsoft integrating skype manager into office 365? I still want the flexibility to add and remove users skype accounts.