Instant Messaging

Skype for Business is a modern instant messaging client that is integrated into Wayne State University's email and collaboration system. Skype for Business allows for real-time communication via text, audio, video and more. Every Wayne Connect account includes access to Skype for Business.

Instant Messaging

  • How do I use Skype for Business on my PC?

    The Skype for Business desktop client is included with recent versions of Microsoft Office on all Wayne State provided and supported employee computers. Follow the steps below to access Skype for Business. Open the Start menu. Choose All Programs...

  • How do I use Skype for Business on my Mac?

    Microsoft offers a Skype for Business desktop client for macOS. Follow the steps below to download Skype for Business on a Mac. Go to microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=54108 and click Download. Open the download. Click Continue. Cl...

  • What is the Skype for Business mobile app and how do I use it?

    Skype for Business is a free program that allows you to communicate with contacts via instant message or web conferencing. Skype for Business may be used as a web interface or desktop client, but is also available as a mobile app. The Skype for ...

  • How do I use Skype for Business on the web?

    Skype for Business is a free program that allows you to communicate with contacts via instant message or web conferencing. The web browser interface is available as a part of the Office 365 suite in Wayne Connect. The Skype for Business web interf...

  • What is the Skype for Business desktop client and how do I use it?

    Skype for Business is a free program that allows you to communicate with contacts via instant message or web conferencing. The desktop client of Skype for Business is the most robust platform in terms of functionality and ergonomics. Available for...

  • What is Skype for Business and how do I use it?

    Skype for Business is a free program that allows you to communicate with contacts via instant message or web conferencing. You may install the program on your PC, Mac or mobile device by searching Skype for Business in your device's app store. You ma...

  • What is a Skype for Business meeting?

    Meetings in Skype for Business allow many participants to chat with text, voice and video simultaneously, as well as share presentations, applications or desktops. Files can also be attached in the session and shared with all participants. The presen...

  • How do I get a Skype for Business Dial-In conferencing license?

    Skype for Business users may initiate and participate in video or web conferencing for free, but to allow meeting attendees to use the Dial-In feature from a telephone, the meeting coordinator must purchase a license. Skype for Business dial-in c...

  • How do I schedule a Skype for Business meeting?

    How do schedule a Skype for Business meeting in a browser Follow the steps below to schedule a meeting using Skype for Business. Sign in to Wayne Connect in your browser at connect.wayne.edu. Open your calendar. Click the arrow next to New and ...

  • How do I join a Skype for Business meeting?

    Follow the steps below to join a conference call using Skype for Business. Go to the calendar event. Online: Click Join. You may either join via the Skype web client or the desktop client. Telephone: If you wish to join the meeting by phone,...