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Skype for Business, Changing a recorded greeting on a response group

This page describes how to change a recorded greeting on a Skype for Business response group

To change any recorded message on a Skype for Business response group (IVR or hunt group), including a welcome greeting, after-hours message, holiday message, and interactive voice response message, a Pinnacle Department Manager can submit a request to consult@illinois.edu with the response group name and phone number and the desired message in one of the following formats:

Option 1

A pre-recorded .wav file of the message to be used. All .wav files must meet the following requirements:

  • 8-bit or 16-bit file
  • Linear pulse code modulation (LPCM), A-Law, or mu-Law format
  • Mono or stereo
  • 4MB or less

For the best performance of .wav files, a 16 kHz, mono, 16-bit .wav file is recommended.

NOTE: The Skype for Business Team does NOT keep copies of recordings. If you plan on changing a recording for a short time, please let the team know when submitting your change request. Ask for a copy of the current recording in your request if you would like to have the recording for future use.  

Option 2

The text of the message to be used, to be read by a computer voice.




Keywords:Lync, IVR, hunt, RG, greeting, welcome, recorded, message, after-hours holiday, voicemail, Skype for Business text to speech   Doc ID:64871
Owner:Lync M.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2016-07-07 14:11 CDTUpdated:2022-03-17 13:23 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois Technology Services
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