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Microsoft® Lync Server 2010 Unleashed by Tom Pacyk, Andrew Abbate, Alex Lewis

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Managing Groups

The Microsoft Communicator client enables users to organize their contacts by placing them inside groups. By default, the group is Other Contacts.

On the Contact menu at the top of the screen, you can click Add a Group. When this is clicked, a new group called New Group displays. This can be renamed to anything of the user’s choosing.

These groups show a status of how many contacts there are in that group and how many are currently online. For example, you might see Other Contacts (4/5) to indicate that four of the five contacts in that group are online. You can expand the group by clicking the hollow triangle to the left of the name to populate the full list of contacts.

From the Contact menu, you can also choose to automatically ...

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