Skype for Business (Lync) plug-in for Zoom App

Lync users 2010, 2013 and Skype for Business users can start Zoom meetings from the contact list.

To use Skype for Business (Lync)

  • Zoom Client must be  3.5.16903.0522  or higher
  • Zoom Skype for Business plugin Zoom Skype for Business plugin
  • Windows 7 or later
  • Lync 2010 and 2013

Installation method

  1. Install Skype for Business.
  2. Download and install the following plug-ins and clients from the Zoom Download Center .  Please refer to the application installation method (PC version) for the installation method of
    Zoom Lync Plugin 
    Zoom Client
    client . Note : You need to restart Skype for Business to see the plug-in.

How to start a Zoom meeting

The following needs to be logged in to your Zoom account.

  1. Open Skype for Business and log in.
  2. Right-click the user for whom you want to hold a video meeting.
  3. Select Start Zoom Meeting to start a Zoom meeting session with your contacts.
  4. Zoom will open automatically and the meeting will start.

If you have not signed in

You need to sign in to Zoom, sign in, and start the meeting.

How to start Zoom meeting during Skype chat

The following needs to be logged in to your Zoom account.

  1. Opens a chat window with the person you are chatting with.
  2. Select the […] icon
  3. Click Start Zoom Meeting to start a Zoom meeting session with this user.

For details, please refer to Zoom Skype for Business (Lync) Plugin .

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Skype For Business Lync Integration In Zoom

Frequently Asked Questions

You can access Account Settings by logging into the Zoom Web Portal. On the In Meeting (Advanced) tab, select Allow Skype for Business (Lync) clients to attend Zoom meetings. Verify the change by choosing Turn On in the verification dialog box.
Zoom has many of the same features as Skype for Business, but Skype for Business excels as an office communication tool. Using Skype for Business, users can send instant messages, share screens and documents, and make informal audio and video calls with co-workers.
Zoom is now available in Skype! Blog for Skype. It has happened to all of us at some point. By using the handy controls on the screen or your mouse, you can zoom in quickly.
  1. Log into your account in Outlook.
  2. To open a file, click the File tab at the top-left corner.
  3. To manage add-ins, click Info followed by Manage Add-ins in the navigation menu. In Outlook, you can manage your add-ins in a browser. …
  4. Add Zoom for Outlook to the Add-Ins for Outlook window.


Zoom was much easier to use and was free of bugs and glitches, especially for those without technical expertise. On a Zoom screen, dozens of people can appear, but not on a Skype screen. Because Zoom users only needed an e-mail address to join, it was easy to invite people to chat.
Zoom requires 3.8Mbps up and 3Mbps down at its highest settings, while Skype recommends 1.5Mbps (up and down) for high definition calls.
Despite Zoom’s claims about encryption, the company doesn’t actually support end-to-end encryption as advertised, according to The Intercept. The Skype call can be encrypted end-to-end, unless you are calling in from a mobile device.
Start screen sharing when you’re on the latest Skype version:
  1. – Select the on a desktop or web browser. Choose which screen to share by clicking the screen sharing button. …
  2. You can do this on Android by tapping the more button and then the. A button for sharing the screen.
  3. Tap the more button on your iPhone or iPad, then tap the. A button for sharing the screen.


Among the options available for video-conferencing software are Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Meet, Skype, Cisco Webex, BlueJeans, and many more.
Choose your computer type
  1. Zoom Download Center can be accessed through your browser. …
  2. The Zoom plugin for Microsoft Outlook can be downloaded by scrolling down and clicking the Download button.
  3. A wizard appears. …
  4. Click Next. …
  5. Click Next to confirm the installation. …
  6. Click Close. …
  7. The Zoom section in Outlook should now be visible.

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