Get started

Skype for Business is installed on all staff University PCs and University staff laptops as part of Office 2013

Login to Skype for Business

  1. Click Start > All Programs > Microsoft Office 2013 > Skype for Business 2015
  2. When prompted to Sign in enter your University IT account username followed by @leicester.ac.uk

    For example: ea179@leicester.ac.uk

    Sign in

When you subsequently login to your PC you will not need to sign in again.

  • If you want Skype for Business to start automatically you can change the Options.
  • Your Presence availability will be visible to staff and students using Skype for Business as soon as you login.

Get Started Guide

• The Skype for Business window
• Contacts
• Communicating with contacts

Headsets and webcams

You will need a headset with microphone to participate in voice calls and meetings and a webcam to broadcast video calls. You can use the built-in webcam on a laptop.

Headset

Headset

Microsoft LifeChat LX-3000 .

Webcam

Webcam

Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000 for Business

How to order

Call the IT Service Desk on  0116 252 2253

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