Using Skype for Business/Lync, how do I share my desktop?

Use Microsoft Skype for Business/Lync to access Indiana University's UniCom service.

Important:
As of January 22, 2017, Lync 2010 for Windows no longer works with IU's UniCom service. Windows users at IU should switch to either Skype for Business/Lync 2013, which is available from IUware as part of the Office 2013 suite), or Skype for Business 2016, which is available as an Office 365 ProPlus app. For more, see About the migration from Lync to Skype for Business.

In both Skype for Business on Windows and Lync for Mac, you can share your desktop or specific programs with others in a call, instant messaging conversation, or online meeting. If desired, you can let others control your desktop.

For instructions, see the following Microsoft resources:

To learn how to perform common tasks in the Skype for Business/Lync client, see the UniCom page. Also, see Microsoft's Skype for Business help pages or the Lync for Mac user guide.

For an introduction to UniCom, including how-to PDFs and videos, see UniCom.

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