Skype Tips! Schedule a Skype Meeting

How to Schedule a Skype Meeting

In this trick we will guide you with the trick to Schedule a Skype Meeting. There are two ways to meet using Skype for Business: from Outlook or from the Meet Now feature in the Skype for Business application. Both the methods are explained below:

Schedule a Skype Meeting

About Skype: (Schedule a Skype Meeting)

Skype is a proprietary telecommunications application that specializes in providing VoIP-based videotelephony, videoconferencing and voice calls. It also has instant messaging, file transfer, debit-based calls to landline and mobile telephones (over traditional telephone networks), and other features. Skype is available on various desktop, mobile and video game console platforms, and is operated by Skype Technologies, a division of Microsoft. As of March 2020, Skype was used by 100 million people on a monthly basis and by 40 million people on a daily basis.

First released in August 2003, Skype was the creation of Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis, in cooperation with four Estonian developers. In September 2005, eBay acquired Skype for $2.6 billion

Step by Step guide to Schedule a Skype Meeting

A. To schedule a Skype meeting in Outlook, follow these steps: (Schedule a Skype Meeting)

Step 1:
On the Home tab in Outlook, click New Items→Meeting.
A new window pops up with your untitled meeting.

Step 2:
Enter the necessary information for the meeting (invitees, subject, location, date, time).

Step 3:
From the ribbon, click Skype Meeting.
The body of your meeting invitation will be populated with Skype meeting information and the Skype Meeting button will change to Join Skype Meeting (see the following figure). Depending on your organization’s set up, you may or may not see the Join by phone option.

Step 4:
Click the Send button to send the meeting invitation.

B. To start a meeting directly from the Skype for Business application, follow these steps: (Schedule a Skype Meeting)

Step 1:
Click the arrow next to the Settings icon and click Meet Now.

Step 2:
From the meeting window that opens, click the Invite More People button at the top-right corner of the window.

Step 3:
Select the participants from your contacts list or add participants one at a time by entering their email address and then click OK.

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