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Installing Lync


This document lists the steps to install Lync for Windows operating systems.


  • An Office 365 Faculty and Staff account
  • Access to Office 365 using Web Access
  • Windows operating system



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Steps to Install Microsoft Lync

  1. Log in to your Office 365 account using Web Access (
  2. Click Install Lync.
    Figure 1: Click "Install Lync"
  3. In the Install Microsoft Lync page:
    A. Select English (United States) in the Language: drop down menu.
    B. Select your Windows operating system version.
    NOTE: If you do not know where to find your Windows operating system version, click on the "Which Version?" link on the Office 365 downloads page.
    C. Click Install.
    Figure 2: Install Microsoft Lync
  4. Click Run in the Security Warning dialog box.
    Figure 3: Click "Run" in the Security Warning dialog box.
  5. Click Install.
    Figure 4: Click "Install"
  6. Click Yes.

    Figure 4: Click "Yes"
  7. Click Close to complete the installation process.
    Figure 5: Click "Close"

Steps to Log In to Microsoft Lync

  1. In the Microsoft Lync Sign-In dialog box:
    A. Enter your CampusID e-mail address in the Sign-in address: field
    B. Enter your CampusID password in the Password: field
    C. Click Sign in
    Figure 6: Microsoft Lync Sign-In dialog box