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How to Set Up Lync on a Mac for Office 365

  1. Log into the Outlook Web App portal at outlook.com/usm.edu with your username (w+ID#@usm.edu) and CampusID password.
    Step 1 - Log into Outlook Web App Portal
  2. Once you are logged in, it will open to the Outlook Web Access for your email account. Select the gear in the right corner.
    Step 2 - Select the gear in the top right corner
  3. Select "Office 365 Settings."
    Step 3 - Select Office 365 Settings
  4. Select "Software."
    Step 4 - Select Software
  5. Select "Lync."
    Step 5 - Select Lync
  6. Select "Install."
    Step 6 - Select Install
  7. Once downloaded, select "Lync Installer."
    Step 7 - Select Lync installer
  8. When the initial install window pops up, select "Continue."
    Step 8 - Select continue
  9. When the Software License Agreement window pops up, select "Continue."
    Step 9 - Select continue for the software license agreement
  10. "Agree" to the terms.
    Step 10 - Agree to terms
  11. Select "Install."
    Step 11 - Select Install
  12. Enter your computer username and password.
    Step 12 - Enter computer credentials
  13. Package scripts will begin to run.
    Step 13 - Running package scripts
  14. Once installation is successful, select "Close."
    Step 14 - Close successful installation window
  15. Once the install is complete, go back to the software page and select "Install update."
    Step 15 - Update install
  16. Select "Download."
    Step 16 - Download
  17. The downloading process will begin automatically.
    Step 17 - Download starts automatically
  18. Once the download is done, open the file.
    Step 18 - Open downloaded file
  19. Open the "Lync Installer."
    Step 19 - Open Lync Installer
  20. Once the "Install Microsoft Lync for Mac" window pops up, select "Continue."
    Step 20 - Continue
  21. When the Software License Agreement window pops up, select "Continue."
    Step 21 - Continue
  22. "Agree" to the terms.
    Step 22 - Agree to terms
  23. Select "Install."
    Step 23 - Select install
  24. Enter your computer username and password.
    Step 24 - Enter computer credentials
  25. It will automatically start writing the files.
    Step 25 - Writing files
  26. Once the installations was successful, select "Close."
    Step 26 - Close installation window
  27. Open "Lync for Mac."
    Step 27 - Open Lync for Mac
  28. Enter login credentials for Microsoft Lync.
    Email Address: w+ID#@usm.edu
    Sign in as: This is user preference.
    User ID: w+ID#@usm.edu
    Password: CampusID password
    Select "Sign In."
    Step 28 - Enter Lync credentials
  29. Successful installation. Note that when a user adds you as a Lync Contact, the notification may display the w+ID#@usm.edu of the person requesting to be added on your contact list.
    Step 29 - Successful installation
  30. If you would like to identify this person before selecting "OK," in the Search box of Lync type the w+ID# that is in the request then it will display the users first and last name as well as job title for you to see who it is before you select "OK" to accept them into your Lync Contacts.
    Step 30 - Identifying contacts

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