UC, Lync 2013, Send and Receive an Instant Message with Lync 2013 for iPad

On this page, you can learn how to send and receive an instant message using Lync 2013 for iPad.




Send an IM to a single contact

To search for a contact and send an IM, do the following:

  1. From the left, tap the second icon to get to the Contacts screen.
  2. Then, from the Lync tab, start typing a person’s name in the search box. The results are shown below the box.
  3. When you find the contact you’re looking for, tap their name, and on the Card screen, tap the IM icon, and start typing your message.

To select a contact from your Contacts list to send an IM to, do the following:

  1. From the left, tap the second icon to get to the Contacts screen.
  2. In the Contacts list, tap on the group that the person you’re looking for is in to expand the group.

When you find the contact you’re looking for, tap their name, and on the Card screen, tap the IM icon, and start typing your message

Switch between IM conversations

  1. If you’re still in a conversation, from the left, tap the third icon to get to the Chats screen.
  2. From the Chats screen, tap the conversation you want to reply to.

Add audio or video to an IM conversation

To add audio or video to an IM conversation, do the following:

  • From the IM conversation, from the Conversation screen, tap the Call icon and the number you want to call.

Find a recent or missed conversation

When you miss a conversation, the Chats tab will show the missed conversation.

  1. To view a missed or recent conversation, from the left, tap the third icon to get to the Chats screen.
  2. The Chats screen displays a list of recent and missed conversations.
  3. Tap the conversation to reply. (To connect to the conversation, you must reply by either sending an IM or starting an audio or video call.)

Conversations that were accepted on other Lync clients, but missed on your mobile device, won’t appear on the Chats tab.

End a conversation

When you’re done with an IM conversation, do one of the following:

  • From the Conversation screen, tap the Actions icon, and then tap End Conversation.
  • From the left, tap the third icon to get to the Chats screen. From the Chats screen, tap Edit, and then tap the conversation you want to delete and tap Delete. Or, tap Select All, and then tap Delete.



Keywords:Lync, Lync 2013, iPad, mobile, IM, instant message, audio, video, conversation, contact, contact card Skype for Business 2015   Doc ID:50068
Owner:Lync M.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2015-04-07 11:05 CDTUpdated:2016-12-19 17:12 CDT
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