Microsoft Skype for Business is a collaboration tool for instant messaging (IM), voice or video calls, and online meetings. Skype for Business is available for Windows, Mac, and most mobile devices anywhere you have Internet access.
Skype for Business Clients
Skype for Business for Windows and Mac
- Windows 7 and above*
- Download Skype for Business on MacOS 10.11 and above
- Download Lync on Mac OS 10.10-10.6 download
*Skype for Business is included in Office 2013/2016 for Windows.
Skype for Business for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone
Search for Skype for Business in the App Store, Google Play, or Windows Store to download the mobile app.
Web Access to Skype for Business for Online Meetings
Microsoft supports Internet Explorer 11 and the current version, plus the previous release, of Firefox, Chrome, and Safari.
Logging in to Skype for Business
You will use your Microsoft Office 365 organizational account to log into Skype for Business.
- Username for Faculty/Staff: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Username for Students: email@example.com
- Password: NetID password**
**If you are unable to login to your account, please reset or change your NetID password. Doing so will force your NetID password to sync with your Office 365 account. You can reset or change your password online at https://oit.utk.edu/password.
Skype for Business for Windows
Skype for Business for Mac