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

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Using the Meet Now Function

Users sometimes think they need to schedule a conference or reserve resources because of how they interacted with a legacy system. The Lync client can dynamically generate a conference if the user clicks the drop-down arrow next to the Options icon and selects Meet Now. This is equivalent to dragging participants into an existing conversation, but it creates an empty conference that the organizer can then set up before inviting participants.

Hover over the participants icon at the bottom of the window and select Invite More People to see the contact list and add participants. The organizer can also just drag and drop contacts from the main Lync contact list window into the meeting window to add participants.

When contacts ...

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