Installing Skype for Business for Windows and Mac OS

Overview

Installing and configuring Skype for Business is a 2-step process:

  1. Install Skype for Business Certificate
  2. Install Skype for Business
  3. Log in to Skype for Business

Windows Certificate Installation

  • Click to download the Skype for Business Windows Certificate
  • Enter your St. Lawrence username and password if prompted
  • Double-click the downloaded file
  • Click Install Certificate
  • Click Next
  • Select Place All Certificates in the Following Store
  • Click Browse
  • Select Trusted Root Certification Authorities
  • Click OK
  • Click Next
  • Click Finish
  • A Certificate Import Wizard will pop-up, click Yes, then click OK

Windows Skype for Business Installation

Skype for Business is available from the Microsoft Office 365 website.

  • In a web browser, navigate to the Microsoft Office portal.
  • On the top right of the page, click the button that says Install Office.
  • Click Other Install Options.
  • Under "Office apps & devices", click View apps & devices.
  • Under the Skype for Business section, click Install Skype.
  • Run the file that downloads to your computer.
  • If a window pops up that says "Couldn't Install Office", click the "Install 32-bit" button.

Skype for Business should now be installed on Windows. Log in with your St. Lawrence email address and password, and setup is complete.

Mac OS Certificate Installation

  • Click to download the Skype for Business Mac Certificate
  • Enter your St. Lawrence username and password if prompted
  • Launch Applications
  • Click Utilities
  • Click Keychain Access
  • On your left, click System Roots
  • Click File
  • Click Import Items
  • A window will display, click Downloads and select the file downloaded.
  • Click Open
  • Enter your password to finish the import if prompted

Mac OS Skype for Business Installation

Skype for Business is available as a stand-along installer for Mac OS. Follow the link below to download and install Skype for Business on your computer.

Skype for Business should now be installed on your Mac OS device. Log in with your St. Lawrence email address and password, and setup is complete.

 

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Article ID: 55629
Created
Tue 6/12/18 2:12 PM
Modified
Fri 3/20/20 8:24 AM