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

New Skype Meeting Button

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

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_monsanto_phone, aces_morgan-cat_main

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:Allison P.Group:University of Illinois - ACES
Created:2016-09-21 14:53 CSTUpdated:2017-05-05 13:05 CST
Sites:University of Illinois - ACES
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