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New to Skype for Business? We've got some Quick Start Guides you can print out and keep handy as you learn your way around. This guide covers how to do meetings with Skype for Business.
Choose your view
In the conversation window, click the Pop out video gallery arrow.
Quick Start Guide
Click the Pick a layout button and choose a view:
Gallery View shows everyone’s video streams
Speaker View shows only the presenter’s.
Content View shows only the meeting content.
Compact View shows pics of the participants in a compact window.
Schedule a Skype for Business meeting
Click Full Screen View for a large view of the video streams.
Click Pop in the video
(This is an Outlook task.)
Open your Outlook Calendar, click the Home tab, and click New Skype Meeting. (If you are in Skype for Business (Lync) mode, this button still says New Skype meeting.)
Skype for Business Meetings Quick Start Guide, pages 1 and 4
gallery to show the gallery in the conversation window again.
Complete the meeting request just like you normally would.
Join a Skype Meeting—There are so many ways!
Pages 1 and 4
Set meeting options
You can set some meeting options in Outlook before you even send the meeting request—like who will be able to get into the meeting directly and who has to wait in the virtual lobby.
Which Skype should I use?
Skype for Business is for connecting with a co-worker or business associate.
Skype is for connecting with your grandma, or chatting with friends while gaming.
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Share your desktop or a program
Need to show everyone what you’re talking about?
Record and play back a meeting
It’s easy to capture audio, video, IM, and what’s being presented.
In the meeting window, click the More Options button.
Click Start Recording.
After the meeting, go to Manage Recordings to publish, play, rename, or delete the recording.
In the meeting window, click the Present button.
Click Present Desktop to show the entire contents of your desktop, or click Present Programs and double-click the program you want to share.
Skype for Business Meetings Quick Start Guide – pages 2 and 3
Share a PowerPoint presentation
Manage meeting participants
Click Present PowerPoint Files.
Browse to the file you want to present and click OK.
Meeting getting unruly? If you’re the presenter, you are in control.
Click the Participants button to open the Participants pane so you can see a list of everyone in the meeting.
Click the Participant Actions button.
Pages 2 and 3
Click one or multiple buttons to apply these settings to all attendees.
Need to invite more people?