What’s New in Skype for Business Client

Finally ! Microsoft has announced the availability of Skype for Business. Skype for Business client was available for end users in Preview but yesterday Microsoft released the new update for Lync 2013 client KB2889923.

Microsoft rebranded Lync client to Skype for Business client. New Lync client is named as Skype for Business. Skype for Business client has new look then the Lync client but a look similar to Skype for consumer for user adoption and ease of usage. Here I’m going to walk you through some of the new look and feel of Skype for Business Client.

You can download Skype for Business client update from Microsoft download center.

Here are the new look of Skype for Business client


New One click Call controls in Skype4B client

Call Control

Meeting Experience


New Emotions in Skype for business meeting and chat window,


New call control bar, when Skype4b client is in background,

Call BG

New Phone tab look in Skype for Business client,


New Skype for business client icons in outlook for meeting schedule, join Skype meeting and meeting invitation.

join      MSchedule


Here are the new settings in Skype4B client Options






Sajeel is a Unified Communication specialist with 6+ years of experience on Microsoft Lync (Skype for Business), Exchange, AD, O365 and Cisco Unified Communications. He is currently working as Lync consultant with expertise in planning, designing, implementing and managing Microsoft Universal Communications.

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