“Connect while Roaming” Feature in Communicator Mobile (CoMo) for Nokia

Data overage occurs when the user’s cellular network download data goes over the limits of the subscribed cellular data plan, and subsequently user incurs charges beyond the set tariff. Although data overage may happen in home network, the chances for it are heightened while in roaming network. The Connect while Roaming (CWR) feature in CoMo…


The new and improved Contact List

Introducing the new and improved Contact List The contact list is one of the most important components of the Lync experience. In the latest version of Lync, we have made a bunch of enhancements to the contact list to help you stay connected your contacts. One of the first things you’ll notice after installing Microsoft…


Preparing your System for a Lync Web App Meeting

So you received your first invite to attend a meeting hosted on Lync 2010 and you do not have Lync client installed on your machine? Not to worry, as Lync 2010 meetings support the Lync Web App browser client that allows you to attend meetings from any supported browser on Windows or Mac without installing…


Joining Meeting Audio From Lync Web App

 Microsoft Lync Web App can be used to join Lync meetings from a web browser on Windows and Mac operating systems. One of the first steps most users would perform after joining a meeting is to connect to meeting audio. Lync Web App supports users joining meeting audio via a PSTN phone, or via a…


Introducing Microsoft Lync Web App

With the release of Microsoft Lync 2010, we are introducing Lync Web App, a new Silverlight based web browser client that allows participants without Lync 2010 account or Lync 2010 client to participate in meetings using Windows or Mac operating system and present and view PowerPoint slides, share desktop/application (Windows platform only), poll the audience…


Microsoft Lync 2010 Frequently Used Keyboard shortcuts

Below are the shortcut keys that can be used irrespective of which window has focus. Table 1: Global Hotkeys   Shortcut key Description Windows Key + Q Brings Lync main window to foreground Windows Key + A Accept an incoming toast invitation Windows Key  + X Declines toast invitation and change your status to ‘Do…


Deploying Office Live Meeting or Communications Server to your organization? Don’t stop at the desktop, drive users to adopt!

Microsoft now offers a free instructor-led session entitled : ‘6 steps to a successful UC Rollout: Best Practices for readiness planning and driving adoption of UC Solutions’. This class is a great first stop for IT Pros and  rollout teams implementing Unified Communications solutions within their organization. The session will offer recommendations to promote a…


Application Sharing in Lync

Office Communicator 2007 R2 had brought sharing monitors and desktop to their everyday phone calls and instant messages. With Microsoft Lync we are taking this one step further by enabling you to share applications as well.  Read on to learn more about all that’s new in sharing with this release.  Fig 1: Share Menu in Conversation…


Lobby functionality and Live Meeting capabilities in Communicator “14”

 With the release of Communicator “14”, you no longer have to have a separate client to create and run meetings that include presenting PowerPoint slides, polling the audience and collaborate on a whiteboard. The coming posts will tell you more about desktop/application sharing and PowerPoint presentations. Here is a sneak peek at the UI!…