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Microsoft® Lync® Server 2013 Unleashed Second Edition by Randy Wintle, Alex Lewis, David Ross, Tom Pacyk

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Managing Groups

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

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.

A convenient use of groups is to organize members of a project or department. By right-clicking the group name, you can choose to launch a conference call that will invite all members of that group. Similar functionality can be achieved by selecting ...

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