Did Skype replace Lync? What happened to Lync?” Lync was renamed Skype for Business in April 2015. Along with a new name came some new features and a fresh new look. It’s pretty cool, and you can read more about it at Explore Skype for Business.
What replaced Microsoft Lync? Meet Microsoft Teams + Microsoft 365 Apps for business
Microsoft Teams replaced Lync, and it has all the features of Lync plus powerful capabilities that make it easier to connect, share, and collaborate across devices and locations. It’s part of most Microsoft 365 Apps for business plans.
Is Lync the same as Skype? In 2015, the software was rebranded from Lync to Skype for Business, co-branding it with the Microsoft-owned consumer messaging platform Skype (which had begun to integrate with Lync in 2013).
How do I use Skype for Business on Ubuntu?
- Open Pidgin on your computer. If it’s already open, restart it to activate the SIPE plugin.
- Go to “Accounts” -> “Manage Accounts” -> “Add”.
- Under “Login Options”, change the “Protocol” to “Office Communicator”.
- Within the “Basic” tab: