Dynamically creating an ad hoc meeting has been discussed previously in this chapter, but many users will need to schedule Lync meetings in advance. This can be done through Outlook with the plugin that’s installed with the Lync client.
Users must be signed in to Lync in order to schedule Lync Meetings through Outlook.
Within Outlook, click the New Items menu and select Lync Meeting. The meeting URL and dial-in bridge information are automatically populated into the meeting notes section. Proceed with adding attendees the same way any other Outlook meeting would be created.
The Lync Meeting button also appears within the ribbon when a regular Outlook meeting is being scheduled. Users can then just click the Lync Meeting ...