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 client is included with recent versions of Microsoft Office on your work computer. Follow the steps below to access Skype for Business. Open the Start menu. Choose All Programs. Open the Microsoft Office 2013 folder. Clic...

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

    Microsoft offers a Skype for Business Mac client. Follow the steps below to download Skype for Business. Go to microsoft.com and click Download. Open the download. Click Continue. Click Continue again. Click Agree. Click Install. Type i...

  • 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 of the app is available as a part of the Office 365 suite in Wayne Connect. The Skype for Business...

  • 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 for Skype for Business is the most robust platform in terms of functionality and ergonomics. Available fo...

  • 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, desktop client or mobile app. The Skype for Business mobile app: Is ...

  • 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 present applications or desktops. Files can also be attached in the session and shared with all participants. The presenter can perfo...

  • 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 to schedule a Skype for Business meeting in Outlook on your desktop Follow the steps below to schedule a Skype for Business meeting using the Outlook desktop client. Open Outlook on your desktop. Click the Skype Meeting button in the top rib...

  • 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, ...