Skype for Business Test Meeting

A Skype for Business Test Meeting has been set up to ensure participants meet the requirements to join an online meeting.

Skype for Business Desktop App Test Meeting:

  1. Click on the following URL (Join Skype Meeting)
    • If prompted, select “Join with Skype for Business (desktop)”
  2. The Skype for Business desktop app will open the meeting in a new window
    • Click “Use Skype for Business (full audio and video experience)” if joining audio via computer
    • Click “Don’t join audio” if joining by phone
  3. At this point your computer should have joined the meeting. If successful, you will see a small timer (e.g. 0:25) counting in the upper-right corner of the meeting
  4. Your computer is ready. Please click the red “Hang Up” button to disconnect

Skype for Business Web Application Test Meeting:

  1. Click on the following URL (Try Skype Web App)
  2. Download and install the Skype for Business Web App plug-in
  3. Sign-in
    • Enter your Office 365 username/email address and password
    • Enter your name (e.g. Jane Doe) as a Guest to the meeting if you do not have an Office 365 username/email
  4. Click “Join the Meeting”
    • If successful, you will see a small timer (e.g. 0:25) counting in the upper-left corner of the meeting
  5. Your computer is ready. Please click the red “Exit Meeting” button to disconnect

Note: This will test to ensure your browser is compatible with the Skype for Business Web App only

Common problems and solutions

Audio feedback: Mute the computer microphone by clicking on the microphone icon in the meeting space so that you’re only using the phone for audio.

Speaker volume is too low:  click on the call controls icon in the meeting space to adjust the volume sliders for the speakers.

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