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Notes for WSU's Skype for Business
Skype and Skype for Business are two very different incompatible products.
https://cougtech.wsu.edu/FacultyStaff/SkypeForBusiness.aspx WSU's Website with how to use information.
Outlook 2010 will require that Skype for Business 2016 be installed on the PC.
Outlook 2013 will require that the add-in for Skype for Business be set to "add-in".
Student/Home versions of Office 365 do not include Skype for Business.
WSU faculty/staff may purchase Office 2016 (with Skype for Business) for use on their personally owned PCs, for $15.30 plus tax through WSU's "TechStore". Hint: MyWSU>Main Menu>General Links>Tech Store>Personal Purchases>Microsoft>Microsoft Dreamspark>Faculty/Staff>Office 2016
WSU faculty/staff may install Office 365 (with Skype for Business) https://its.wsu.edu/Office-365/ has the details.
Notes for Outlook with SfB
SfB is an add-in to Outlook, you may need to enable the add-in.
Office 2016: File>Info>Slow and Disabled COM Add-ins:COM Add-ins
Enable the "Skype Meeting..." add-in:Enable
This method preempts the settings found in "File>Options>Add-ins>Manage COMM Add-ins"
If you don't see it here use the "File>Options>Add-ins>Manage COMM Add-ins"!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Turn off Skype for Business Auto-Start at PC Boot
  • Start Skype for Business
  • Using the "down arrow" next to the gear to open the setup menu
  • Select "Tools" from the setup menu
  • Select "Options" from the Tools menu
  • Select "Personal" in the left menu
  • Clear the "Automaticaly start the app..." check box
  • Select "OK" and close out of Options.
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