Office 365 (Outlook 2013 / 2016) - Setting Up Skype for Business (Windows)

These instructions should provide the necessary steps to log into Skype for Business for the first time. Skype for Business should be installed an ALL staff/faculty machines.

1. In Windows 7, in the lower left hand corner of the screen, Click the windows icon. In Windows 8and up, simply go to the search box in the bottom tool bar.

2. Type “skype” in the “Search programs and files” box. This will start a search on the system for Skype.

3. Click “Skype for Business 2016” at the top of the start menu to load Skype.

4. There will be two windows that pop up. Click the “Skip for now” button on the larger of the two windows. This welcome message can be access later if needed.

5. On the remaining window, enter your ParklandOne email address into the “Sign-In Address:” field and Click the “Sign In” button.

6. When prompted for a password, enter your ParklandOne password into the “Password:” field. Click the “Sign In” button.

7.    Click “Yes” on the prompt asking to save the sign-in information.
NOTE: If you are not using your office computer, click “NO” at this prompt.

8.    Click “No” on the “Help Make Skype for Business Better!” Pop-up window.
Skype should now be signed in and ready to use. It should look similar to this:

Tech Service Desk: Contact and Hours

Room A184 * 217-353-3333 * * 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. M-Th. / 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Fridays

Satellite location * Parkland Library * 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. M-Th. / 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Fridays

Keywords:IM Instant Messenger messaging chat skyping   Doc ID:55674
Owner:Sara S.Group:Parkland College
Created:2015-08-26 16:21 CDTUpdated:2018-05-02 13:55 CDT
Sites:Parkland College
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