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Lync / Skype for Business 2016 (Windows)

Lync 2013 LogoSkype for Business LogoSkype for Business (formerly known as Lync) is an instant messaging software that unifies voice and video calls, online meetings, and presence, making it simple to choose and switch between different forms of communication.

For more information, visit the Microsoft Skype for Business / Lync website.


Before You Begin

  • Your computer must be a member of the Texas State (TXSTATE) domain. (Verify your computer's domain)
  • Your computer must be managed.  Most computers on the TXSTATE domain are managed. (If you do not have Software Center, your computer is not managed.)

If you have questions about these prerequisites, please contact your department's technical support person (TSP) or the IT Assistance Center (ITAC) before proceeding.


Installation Instructions

1.  Click your Start button Start Button,  and then All Programs.
2.  Click the Microsoft System Center 2012 folder.
3.  Click the Configuration Manager folder.
4.  Click Software Center.
5.  In the Available Software tab, locate and install the desired software.

Got Questions?  Visit the Software Center Info page.

Software Center