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Sharing in Lync

This document lists the steps required to share using Lync in Windows.

Requirements

  • Microsoft Lync for Windows

Contents

Steps to Share Screens

  1. Sign on to your Lync account using your CampusID@gsu.edu username and password.
  2. Double-click on the contact you want to share with.

    Figure 1: Double-click on the contact you want to share with
  3. Click Share and choose the monitor you wish to share.

    Figure 2: Click "Share" and choose the monitor you wish to share.

    NOTE: The user you are trying to share with will then be notified that you are requesting permission to share, they should click Join.

    Figure 3: Click "Join" to participate in the sharing

Steps to Share Polls

  1. Sign on to your Lync account using your CampusID@gsu.edu username and password.
  2. Double-click on the contact you want to share with.

    Figure 1: Double-click on the contact you want to share with
  3. Click Share and select New Poll.

    Figure 2: Click "Share" and select "New Poll"

NOTE: The user you are trying to share with will then be notified that you are requesting permission to share, they should click Join.

NOTE: You may also share a new poll within a group chat by clicking Share New Content and then selecting New Poll.

Figure 3: Sharing a new poll within a group chat.

Steps to Sharing Files

  1. In the chat window, select the paper clip icon

    Figure 1: Select Paper Clip Icon

NOTE: The screen below will appear. Select the file you wish to share.

Figure 2: Select the file to share

Steps to Sharing a PowerPoint Presentation

  1. Select the paper share drop down menu and then PowerPoint Presentation.

    Figure 1: Click “Share” and then “ PowerPoint Presentation”

NOTE: The screen below will appear. Select the file you want to share.

Figure 2: Select file to share.

Steps to Sharing a Whiteboard

  1. Select the Share drop down menu and select New Whiteboard.

    Figure 1: Click “Share” and the “New Whiteboard"

Steps to Sharing a Program

  1. Select the Share drop down menu and select Program.

    Figure 1: Click “Share” and then “Program”
  2. Select the program(s) you wish to share and click Share.

    Figure 2: Select program to share

Steps to Preview Your Sharing

  1. Click Preview to see what you are sharing.

    Figure 4: Click "Preview" to see what you are sharing.
  2. Select Hide Stage to hide the preview.

    Figure 5: Select "Hide Stage" to hide the preview

Help

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