Skype for Business iOS app now publicly available

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Microsoft has announced today that the new Skype for Business app for iOS devices is now publicly available.

Skype for Business, formerly Lync 2013 for iOS, extends the power of Lync and Skype to your favorite mobile device: voice & video over wireless, rich presence, instant messaging, conferencing, and calling features from a single, easy-to-use interface.

Key features:

  • Initiate a group IM or video conversation and invite additional participants
  • Join, rejoin and initiate a Skype for Business Meeting to communicate and collaborate on amazing ideas
  • Simultaneously view shared content and speaker’s video during a conference
  • Control the meeting (mute or remove attendees) and know more about participants’ modalities
  • Look at your upcoming meetings and join via one click
  • Find your recent conversations and pick them up from where you left off
  • Search your contacts by name, email, or phone number
  • Enhanced security via Active Directory Authentication Library

The new Skype for Business iOS app is now available as a Universal app in the iTunes Store. iPhone users with Lync 2013 will automatically get updated to the Skype for Business app. iPad users with Lync 2013 need to download the new Universal app from the iTunes Store.

If you are an IT admin, use the Skype for Business iOS productivity guide to learn more and prepare your users.

Anyone can use the Skype for Business for iOS app when invited to a Skype for Business or Lync 2013 meeting. However, you must have a Skype for Business or Lync account in order to use (and enjoy) the full capability of the Skype for Business app.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1436750488326{margin: 10px !important;padding: 10px !important;background-color: #f4f4f4 !important;border: 10px groove #eaeaea !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”28808″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_single_image image=”6621″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” img_link_target=”_blank” link=”https://itunes.apple.com/app/id605841731″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_empty_space height=”15px”][vc_column_text]Version: 6.0
Updated: October 14, 2015
Category: Business
Price: Free
Requirements: iOS 8.1 +
Developer: Microsoft
In-app Products: No[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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