Skype for Business Online

Connect, communicate and collaborate with the click of a button. It's that simple. Skype for Business Online brings together the different ways you communicate in one easy-to-use tool. This university-wide communications platform allows you to collaborate with colleagues or students in real-time via instant messaging, audio calls, video calls, web conferencing and desktop sharing—making it easy to stay connected at work and on the go.

Available To

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students

Features

  • Start conversations with instant messages, voice or video calls
  • Share your screen and files to collaborate and edit documents in real-time
  • See who is online and if they are available with real-time presence information
  • Send meeting requests to invitees inside or outside of FSU
  • Conversations are saved to your FSU email account for future reference
  • Web app provides browser-based access to meetings for anyone

Requirements

No additional requirements

Cost

There is no charge for this service.

To have Skype for Business Online installed, most users will need to contact their department’s computer support technician. See below for additional information.

If you have admin access to your computer, follow the instructions below to access this service on your computer:

  1. Uninstall any previous versions of Skype for Business
  2. Sign in to your Office 365 account
    Students: https://outlook.com/my.fsu.edu
    Employees: https://outlook.com/fsu.edu
  3. Choose the Settings gear icon from the top-right corner of the page
  4. In the dropdown list under Your app settings, select Office 365
  5. Click Software
  6. On the left side of the page, click Skype for Business
  7. Under Install Skype for Business Basic. (For Office 2016), click Install
  8. Follow the steps in the pop-up window
  9. The streaming installation will begin
    NOTE: Do not go offline or restart your computer until the installation is complete

Follow the instructions below to access this service on your mobile device:

  1. Download Skype for Business from The App Store or Google Play

Additional Information

No additional information

Training
FAQs
HELP

Submit a support request with the following information:

  • Category: Faculty/Staff Services OR Student Services
  • Specialty Type: Office 365

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