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Introduction to Microsoft Skype Professional

Skype Professional:

  • Helps you stay connected to the people who are important to you via instant messaging, audio and video calls, and online meetings and presentations.
  • Will allow you to connect to Personal Skype users via instant messaging or video.  Requires a Microsoft Office 365 Education License.

If you require assistance with setting up Skype for Business, please contact Schools ICT support on 01609 536086 and select option 1.

Let’s go through some basic Skype for Business tasks to get you started.

Read more: Introduction to Microsoft Skype Professional

Installing Microsoft Skype for Business

First check which version of Office you have installed:

  • Start a Microsoft Office program (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
  • Click the File tab in the ribbon.
  • Then click Account.
  • On the right, click the About button.
  • The top of the box will mention either 32 bit or 64 bit
  • Make a note of your version

Download and install Skype for Business using the following link:

Read more: Installing Microsoft Skype for Business

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