Outlook - Creating a Skype for Business Meeting

Follow the steps below to easily create a Skype for Business meeting in Outlook 2013 and 2016 for conference calls, presentations, and/or video conferencing.



1. In Outlook, open Calendar.

2. In the toolbar, click the New Skype Meeting button

Outlook's New Skype Meeting Button


3. You'll see a normal meeting invite, but it includes Skype Meeting info. You can also copy and paste this info into a different email.

Skype meeting details incl phone number and Conference ID


4. Add a subject and location.

5. Add any text to the invite.

6. Invite the attendees.

6a. Note: If you are setting up an invite for a presentation in a specific room, invite that room just like a regular attendee.
ex. aces_sims_room, aces_morgan_room, uie-mondo-it

6b. To join a meeting from an invited room, follow the quick steps here.

Meeting details finished, ready to send


7. When you're ready, click Send.

That's it!




Keywords:skype, meeting, "online meeting", "skype for business", outlook, lync, "video conference," "conference call"   Doc ID:67126
Owner:Joshua H.Group:University of Illinois - College of ACES
Created:2016-09-21 14:53 CSTUpdated:2021-03-23 13:46 CST
Sites:University of Illinois - College of ACES
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