Install Lync on a Mac

Overview

This post details the steps on how to install and configure Microsoft Lync on a Mac computer.

Requirements

  • An Office 365 Faculty and Staff account
  • Access to Office 365 using Web Access
  • Licensed to use Lync
  • Mac OS

Contents

Steps to Install Lync on a Mac

  1. Log in to your Office 365 account using Web Access (http://login.microsoftonline.com/)
  2. Click Install Lync.
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  3. Go to number 2 to Install Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011 and click Install.
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  4. Double-click on Lync_Mac_2011_ALL_dmg.
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  5. Double-click on Lync Installer.
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  6. Click Continue in the Install Microsoft Lync for Mac dialog box.
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  7. Click Continue after you read the Software License Agreement.
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  8. Click Agree to continue installing the software.
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  9. Click Install to perform a standard installation of this software.
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  10. When the installation finishes, click Close to complete the installation process.
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Steps to Configure Microsoft Lync for Mac

  1. Double-click on Lync icon from your Application folder or tool bar.
  2. Click Advanced on the bottom of the Sign In box.
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  3. In the Advanced dialog box:
    1. Select Manual Configuration
    2. Type sipdir.online.lync.com:443 in the Internal and External Server Name
    3. Click OK
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  4. In the Microsoft Lync Sign In dialog box:
    1. Enter your e-mail address (CampusID@gsu.edu) at the E-mail Address: field
    2. Select Automatic in the Sign in as: field
    3. Enter your e-mail address (CampusID@gsu.edu) at the User ID: field
    4. Enter your CampusID password in the Password: field
  5. Click Sign In
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Help

If you have questions, or need assistance, please contact the IS&T Help Center at 404-413-HELP (4357) or help@gsu.edu.