Install on Windows

Note:
If you have installed Office 2016 or Office365, you should already have the Skype for Business application installed. Please be aware that Microsoft will be moving away from the Skype for Business application in favor of Microsoft Teams. The Microsoft Teams application can be accessed through portal.office.com.

Install on Windows

Updating Office Installation

If Skype for Business does not appear on your start menu, you may need to update your office installation.

  1. From the Control Panel, open Programs and Features.
  2. Navigate to and right click Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016  or Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus and select Modify.
  3. Select Quick Repair and click Repair.
  4. In the new window that appears, click Repair.
  5. Your installation of Office will then be updated to include the missing Skype Client. You may be prompted to restart your computer.

Install on OSx

  1. Map the network drive: 
    smb:\\storage.wpi.edu\software\Microsoft\Mac
  2. Open the Skype for Business folder and run the SkypeForBusinessInstaller-16.2.0.156.pkg
    • If you are running an older version of MacOS, you may be prompted to upgrade to Mac OS X 10.11 or later
  3. Once you have started the .pkg, if necessary, proceed through the on-screen prompts. You may be asked for your computer password.
  4. After the installation is complete, open Skype for Business and sign in with your full WPI username and password.