Use Lync for ICA BlueSky Workshop: Tools for Teaching and Learning of Social Media Analytics

Here's a brief instruction (adapted from Miscrosoft help document) of the software Lync (or Skype for Business) that we're going to use for the live streaming of our workshop:

  1. Check if you have a Microsoft Lync/Skype for Business/Office 365 account. If so, launch your client and login, skip step 2 and 3, go to step 4; if not, follow step 2
  2. Visit this URL to choose your mobile Lync App
  3. Install Lync 2013 and don't sign in to Lync
  4. Click the meeting link provided by us before the meeting begins, you’ll get a Lync prompt to join the meeting
  5. Join the meeting / (if you don't have a Lync account) Tap "Sign in as a guest"

Once you enter your name, you’ll be admitted to the conversation window for the meeting.

Here are some things you can and can’t do as a meeting guest if you’re not signed in to Lync:

You can:

You cannot: