The University is currently investigating potential options for photos in Skype for Business. We always recommend a wired connection instead of wireless, as it will provide a much more consistent and reliable experience with real-time audio and video applications.With that being said, Skype for Business audio and video can work well over wireless networks given sufficient signal strength and available capacity.For personal or home use on a PC, Skype for Business is part of Microsoft Office 2013.
When you place a Skype-to-Skype audio or video call, the call is carried exclusively over KU’s data network or the Internet.
When you place or answer a call via Skype for Business phone service to/from a traditional telephone number, the call is routed to the public telephone network via the KU data network or the Internet.
Check our Knowledge Base article for more information on optimizing your wireless configuration.
Skype for Business uses your primary KU email alias (also known as a SIP address or Skype for Business address) for log in and in place of a phone number for Skype-to-Skype voice calls.
If you're not sure if the other person's organization has open federation, contact them first by phone or email to ask.
If the organization has open federation, you can add users in that organization to your Skype for Business Contacts list by adding their Skype for Business address to your contacts list.In general, if you are purchasing new computers (Windows or Mac), you should not have any issues with regard to Skype for Business/Lync.Please see the Recommended Skype for Business Devices page for information on purchasing Skype for Business compatible devices.Changing your primary email address (Skype for Business login) can cause issues with Skype for Business' "presence" function and with reoccurring Skype for Business online meetings you have already scheduled.Please see our Knowledge Base article for more information. KU has implemented "open federation," which means you can connect with other Skype for Business users at more than 800 institutions around the world that also have open federation.To set your secondary ringer to ring your computer’s internal/external speakers, see instructions for PC or Mac. Your computer must be awake to hear notifications/ringer for incoming calls.