Lync 2013 re-branded as Skype for Business in Windows Phone Store

Lync 2013 re-branded as Skype for Business in Windows Phone Store
Lync 2013 was an app available for businesses in the Windows Phone Store that featured web conferencing and chat. Today, the app has been updated and re-branded as Skype for Business. The free app has a new look and more emoticons have been added, proving that even those in the corporate world need to express themselves in this manner. Group messaging can be handled using IM or video.

When invited to a business meeting being disseminated through Skype for Business, you do not need to be a member to take part in the conference. However, if you want to use all of the features and initiate a meeting, you do have to be a Skype for Business account holder. Microsoft says that the app is more intutitive and secure, even including at-rest data encryption to protect your conversation history and voicemail. If you have the latest server software, all conversations will be sync'd across your phone, tablet and PC.

Those running a Windows Phone 8.1 powered handset with Lync 2013 already installed, will be automatically updated to Skype for Business. Those using Windows Phone 8.0 are being told to continue using Lync 2013 or Lync 2010.

Download Skype for Business (Windows Phone 8.1) here.

source: Microsoft via WMPoweruser



1. AnTuTu

Posts: 1613; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

Cool loving all the features of S4B.

2. hound.master

Posts: 1044; Member since: Feb 27, 2015

PA you should really add emotions to comments many can be shorten to this: :]

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