Lync Mobile Push Notifications

By Girija Bhagavatula, Senior Program Manager, Lync Server Team If you are a Lync Mobile user on Windows Phone or iOS then you should be aware that starting June 1st it is possible that some of you might see errors in receiving push notifications to your device. The most likely reason for that may be…

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Video Interop in Lync

By Shelly Marston, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Lync In my role on the Lync Marketing team, I look after Lync Meetings — audio, video, and web conferencing — and the video workload. So I was particularly attentive in Tony Bates’ keynote at Lync Conference 2013 a month ago, especially to the commitment of delivering interoperability with third-party video…

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Why is Lync 2013 Mobile asking me to use Lync 2010?

By Jason Lewis, Program Manager, Lync Mobile Team We have been seeing some feedback asking “Why is Lync 2013 Mobile asking me to use Lync 2010?”  The short answer is your Lync Server does not support Lync 2013 Mobile apps, you will need to continue using the Lync 2010 Mobile app.  The long answer is……

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Lync-Skype Connectivity Arriving by June 2013

By Blake Shepard, Senior Business Planner, Lync On February 19th Tony Bates, President of Microsoft’s Skype Division, announced in the keynote address at the Lync Conference and also in a blog post that Lync-Skype Connectivity for presence, IM, and voice will be available to all Lync users by June. This article is a follow-up to…

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Case Study: Red Wing Shoes Is No Stranger to Innovation

by Rainer Podjoutomo, Senior Product Manager, Microsoft Lync In the area of customer service, Red Wing Shoes is no stranger to innovation. In 1940, the company launched the first mobile shoe store. Trucks that contained miniature show rooms drove up to worksites and sold shoes to workers on the spot. Not only did the shoe…

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What are all these settings?

The settings and options available on Lync Mobile allow you to stay in control of how your application works and how you communicate. How to access your settings Your Lync options and settings are accessible from the “My Info” view, this is the first tab or pivot in the application. On top of accessing your…

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Lync Mobile Clients let you stay connected, on your terms

In our busy work world, it is important to stay in touch with your colleagues, customers, and others.  With Microsoft Lync 2010 for mobile devices, you can keep Lync in your pocket and stay connected no matter where you are.  Being ‘always on’ in Lync will be a new thing for most people. After you…

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Lync Mobile Clients Let You Communicate with a Single, Consistent Identity

No matter where you are, Lync mobile clients allow you to communicate with your work identity so you can stay in touch with your contacts without being tied to your desk. Make calls on the go Through call-via-work you can make calls to any of the contacts you see in Lync using your work identity. …

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Hello from the Lync Mobile Team - Introduction to Lync on Mobile Devices

As most of you know, earlier in the year we released Lync 2010 for Windows Phone, iPhone, iPad and Android.  What you probably also know is that we did not blog much about the releases… well that’s about to change.  From this point on this blog will be the best place to learn more about…

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Lync for iPad - Version 1.5 is here!

The Lync team is happy to introduce the next update of Lync 2010 for iPad. This update enhances the Lync Meeting experience by bringing the ability to view uploaded Microsoft PowerPoint presentations within a scheduled Lync Meeting, as well as view the meeting participants’ list. When joining a Lync Meeting from the iPad, you will…

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