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Skype for business – Skype for Business meeting options

There are many options to deal with the skype for business meeting from client side which will discussed in this article.

First for create a new meeting you have two options:

  • From Skype client:
    • Open the client > Options > Meet Now.
    • Then you can open Meeting entry option and send it to your participant or invite them directly.
  • From Outlook:
    • Open the client > Home > New item > Skype meeting
    • Then you can send a mail with meeting details to your participant.

After you create the meeting you have some options that can be configured as meeting organizer as following:

  • You can configure who should wait on the lobby and waiting your approval to join the meeting.
  • You also can configure who can take a presenter role during the meeting.

Also another option to control the participant from the participant actions

You will have ability to manage participant by mute them, disable IM, disable video, invite by mail and hide names.

Another option to manage the individual participant:

You will have ability to mute, remove, make as presenter, lock the video spotlight and pin to gallery for each participant.

Ratish Nair

Microsoft MVP | Office Servers and Services

Team @MSExchangeGuru

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