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Office 365: Skype for Business

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Article Number : KB0016478
Published on : 2020-10-01
Last modified : 2020-10-01 18:09:21
Knowledge Base : IT Public Self Help

Current support:


Legacy support:

For general assistance, you can refer to the Microsoft Support Page for Skype for Business

How Do I Set Up My Skype for Business Account?

Login to Microsoft Applications using your university branded email address and password. 

Quick Start Guides


Users who have an Office 365 mailbox are eligible for a Skype for Business account. It can be downloaded using the instructions below. 


Download and Set Up

To download Skype for Business:

1. Visit

2. Click Office 365 Portal

3. Enter UT EID and password to sign in

4. Click Settings at he top of the page

5. Office 365 Settings

6. Software

7. Skype for Business

8. Set up Skype for Business Video 


Skype for Business Manual Account Configuration

If automatic configuration does not work, here are steps for manual configuration of the Skype for Business Client:

1. Enter your primary email address to sign in

2. Click the gear settings icon at the top of the screen

3. Choose Personal  

4. Click Advanced

5. Select Manual Configuration

6. Internal Server Name:

    External Server Name:

7. Click OK until you return to the sign in page. 


Skype for Business Video Tutorials

Introducing Skype for Business

Add a Contact

Set up Audio and Video

Make and Receive Calls using Skype for Business

Schedule a Skype for Business Meeting

Set up a Skype for Business Meeting in Outlook

Join a Skype for Business Meeting

Meet and Share Screens and Programs


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