On this page, you can find installation instructions for Skype for Business Windows client. Both automatic and manual installation instructions are included.
If you are a Windows user, Skype for Business may be installed automatically by your department's IT pros, or you can install it yourself.
The Skype for Business client is part of the Office 365 package. You can find the Office 365 offer on the Webstore at:
If you need to download and install the Skype for Business stand-alone client software yourself, the current download is available from:
Important updates for Skype for Business have been released since Microsoft created the Skype for Business installation package provided on the Webstore.
See Minimum Client Versions Required to get the latest updates for Skype for Business.
Click Start -> All Programs -> Skype for Business.
During the first time, you will be prompted to sign in.
To completely quit the Skype for Business application (normally not necessary), right click the Skype for Business icon in the icon tray and choose Exit.
For Windows Skype for Business users, automatic Microsoft updates are important. Setting automatic updates will make sure your system keeps itself current automatically.
You can reuse a Facebook or LinkedIn picture of yourself in your Skype for Business profile if you wish.