UC, Lync 2013, Set General Options for Lync 2013 for Android

On this page, you can learn about calls, meetings, accessibility, MS Exchange, and other general options for Lync 2013 for Android.

Calls and meetings

Enter your mobile number with country/region codes. When Lync cannot use Wi-Fi or the cellular data network to make an audio or video call, you’re called back at this number to connect you to the audio part of the Lync call.

When you first sign in to Lync 2013 for Android, you’ll be guided to configure your Phone Number. To update it, do the following:

  1. From the Lync screen, tap your phone’s Menu button, then tap Options.
  2. On the Options screen, tap Calls and meetings and enter your mobile phone number, including the country / region and area code.

Require Wi-Fi for VoIP

For more information, go to Manage Wi-Fi for VoIP options.


By default, the Exchange credentials option is turned on so all your meeting and voice mail information is shown on Lync.

The Exchange setting lets you enter credentials if your Exchange credentials are separate from your Lync settings. If they’re the same, keep it set to ON. You need Exchange credentials to show meetings and voice mail.

Show and hide pictures

To show or hide pictures of your contacts, check or uncheck the box.

When this option is turned off, pictures aren’t downloaded or displayed.

Status bar icon

To enable or disable the status bar icon for Lync, check or uncheck the box.

Sound and Vibrate

You can turn off sound and vibrate for Lync, or use your phone sound settings.


Text telephone (TTY) mode is used to send text over a telephone line. A TTY device must be connected to your mobile phone to interpret the modified audio. Otherwise you might experience poor audio quality. Using TTY mode in a conference call might also cause audio quality issues.

By default, TTY mode is turned off. Slide to ON to turn it on.


Logs are used by system administrators to collect, analyze, and save data. A system administrator might ask you to turn on the logging options to do troubleshooting. If you’re not asked, you don’t need to be concerned with this option.

  • To turn on logging, slide to ON.

To send error logs to your technical support team, tap Send Log Files, and then enter your support team’s email address.

Help and About

  • To view Help topics when you’re signed in to Lync, tap your phone’s Menu button, and then tap Help.
  • To view product details, terms of use, privacy info and third party notices related to the product, tap your phone’s Menu button, tap Options > About.

Keywords:Lync, Lync 2013, meetings, online, conferences, exchange, accessibility, android, mobile, tty, wifi, voip Skype for Business 2015   Doc ID:49989
Owner:Lync M.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2015-04-03 14:44 CDTUpdated:2016-12-19 17:12 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois Technology Services
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