How do I set up Lync for use with Office 365 Small Business?

Lync Online allows internal and external communications so you can communicate with people from other companies that use Microsoft Lync 2010 and Windows Live Messenger.Lync can connect your users with instant messaging, voice and video calls, and online meetings with screen sharing. If you have downloaded the full Office suite, then you already have Lync installed and you’re ready to use it. If you don’t yet have Lync, download and install it following these steps.

Install Lync

  1. Sign into Office 365.
  2. On the Admin Portal, choose Settings Small Settings gear that took the place of Site Settings. > Office 365 settings > software.
  3. Click Lync and follow the instructions.

Once Lync is installed, you’re ready to start collaborating. For more information, see: