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Installing Lync

Requirements

  • An Office 365 Faculty and Staff account
  • Access to Office 365 using Web Access
  • Licensed to use Lync
  • Mac OS

Contents

Steps to Install Lync on a Mac

  1. Log in to your Office 365 account using Web Access (http://login.microsoftonline.com/)
  2. Click Install Lync.
     
    Figure 1: Click "Install"
  3. Go to number 2 to Install Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011 and click Install.
     
    Figure 2: Go to number 2 and click “Install”
  4. Double-click on Lync_Mac_2011_ALL_dmg.
     
    Figure 3: Double-click on “Lync_Mac_2011_ALL_dmg”
  5. Double-click on Lync Installer.
     
    Figure 4: Double-click on “Lync Installer”
  6. Click Continue in the Install Microsoft Lync for Mac dialog box.
     
    Figure 5: Select "Continue" in the Install Microsoft Lync for Mac dialog box
  7. Click Continue after you read the Software License Agreement
     
    Figure 6: Select "Continue" after you read the Software License Agreement.
  8. Click Agree to continue installing the software. 
     
    Figure 7: Click "Agree" to continue installing the software.
  9. Click Install to perform a standard installation of this software.
     
    Figure 8: Click "Install"
  10. When the installation finishes, click Close to complete the installation process.

    Figure 9: Click "Close" to complete the installation process.

Steps to Configure Microsoft Lync for Mac

  1. Double-click on Lync icon from your Application folder or tool bar.
  2. Click Advanced on the bottom of the Sign In box.
     
    Figure 10: Click "Advanced"
  3. In the Advanced dialog box:
    A. Select Manual Configuration.
    B.  Type sipdir.online.lync.com:443 in the Internal and External Server Name.
    C. Click OK.
     
    Figure 10: Advanced setting
  4. In the Microsoft Lync Sign In dialog box:
    A. Enter your e-mail address (CampusID@gsu.edu) at the "E-mail Address:" field.
    B. Select Automatic in the "Sign in as:" field.
    C. Enter your e-mail address (CampusID@gsu.edu) at the "User ID:" field.
    D. Enter your CampusID password in the "Password:" field.
    E. Click Sign In.
     
    Figure 11: Microsoft Lync Sign In

Help

If you have questions, or need assistance, please contact the IS&T Help Center at 404-413-HELP (4357) or help@gsu.edu.