Introduction to MicrosoftLync OnlineThis course covers the following: • Overview of Microsoft Lync Online • Customizing Lync Online
What is Microsoft Lync OnlineMicrosoft Lync Online is a communication service that connects people in newways, at any time, from anywhere. Connect with other people through instant messaging (IM), contact photos, social updates, and interactive contact cards. View peoples’ presence status and click-to-communicate from within Office applications. Move IMs into ad hoc online meetings with audio, video, and screen sharing. Schedule and conduct online presentations with customers and colleagues. Connect with external customers and partners through IM, audio and video, and online meetings by using the Lync client or web-based application. Connect with your Windows Live contacts using instant messaging, audio, and video.
Lync Online Key Features • Me Area provides quick access to settings and information that you want to share with other people, such as presence, picture, location, and notes. • Contacts offers presence and availability information, pictures, contact cards, frequent contacts and other information, enabling personal connections with colleagues and customers.
Lync Online Key Features • Activity feed helps you build stronger connections with your co-workers by staying up-to-date on "social updates" and latest activities, such as notes, picture, title, and other information. • Recent or missed conversation help you find your recent instant messages, computer calls and meetings, including ones you might have missed. All - your 100 most recent conversations Missed - any missed conversation Calls - your 100 most recent calls
Lync Online Key Features • Instant messaging provides easy communication with colleagues or contacts outside your organization. Can be changed into ad hoc online meetings that include audio, video, and screen sharing. • Public instant messaging lets you to view your Windows Live contacts presence, and to communicate using instant messaging, audio, and video.
Lync Online Key Features• Integration with Office applications Outlook connects presence and real-time collaboration features, including IM and presence in Outlook Web App, out-of-office messages in Lync, and click-to-communicate from Outlook. Document backstage view lets you see who view has recently updated the file, checked their contact card, and easily start a conversation. SharePoint: Lync Online connects presence with SharePoint Online, allowing you to use features such as instant messaging, directly from a SharePoint site.
Lync Online Key Features • Conferencing PC-based, multiparty audio, video, and web conferencing Online meeting scheduling from Outlook Ad hoc collaboration and impromptu meetings Integrated PSTN audio conferencing (Dial-in Conferencing) available as a separate service from audio providers Rich and web clients for external participants Desktop/application sharing, presentations, virtual whiteboards, polling, and file transfer
Customize Your Lync Online Options • Customize your Lync Online options for an optimized experience. General options Formatting for your instant messages, language, and emoticons Personal options Your sign-in settings, personal information, location, and picture Status options How your availability status is viewed My Picture If enabled by your organization, choose a picture to display Video Device Webcam settings and configuration Alerts options Alerts and notifications that Lync Online displays File Saving Where you save files that you receive in Lync Online
Lync Options• Open Lync, and then click the Options button.• On the left side of the Options window, click the tabs to customize the settings. Lync Options