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How do I get started with Skype for Business?
Article: KB0011187 Published: 04-06-2015 Last modified: 13-08-2020

How do I get started with Skype for Business? 

Skype for Business lets you connect and communicate with your colleagues, students, collaborators and external partners using instant messaging, video-chat, online meetings,screen sharing and more.

To get Skype for Business

See:  Where can I download Skype for Business?

Log-in to Skype for Business

  1. Open the Skype for Business 2016 application from the Start menu
  2. Enter the Sign in address as your full Deakin email address:
    • Staff -
    • Student -
  3. Enter your Deakin password
  4. Click Sign In.

Getting Started

See Start Using Skype for Business for IM and online meetings at the  Microsoft Office support website.

Quick-Start Guides

You can find a set of simple Quick Start Guides you can view or download and print at the Microsoft Office support website.


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