Sign in with Microsoft
Sign in or create an account.
Select a different account.
You have multiple accounts
Choose the account you want to sign in with.

You can use Lync for Mac together with Outlook to schedule online meetings with your contacts.

For virtual meetings with audio or video calls, you must have a webcam, a microphone, and either speakers or headphones. If your computer does not have a built-in webcam and microphone, you can purchase a Mac-compatible device to attach to your computer. To learn about how to set up these devices, see Mac Help.

Note: Delegates cannot create or modify an existing Online Meeting in Outlook on behalf of the principal.

Do any of the following:

Create a new online meeting

  1. Sign in to Lync.

  2. Select the contact with whom you want to schedule a meeting, and then on the Contact menu, click Schedule a Meeting.

    Outlook will open a new meeting request.

  3. In the meeting request, click Online Meeting  Online Meeting, and then click Create Online Meeting.

    The online meeting information will be automatically generated and entered into the meeting message.

Customize online meeting settings

  1. Sign in to Lync.

  2. In Outlook Calendar, double-click the meeting to open it.

    Note: If you want to change the online settings for a meeting with multiple occurrences, you must open the meeting series.

  3. Click Online Meeting  Online Meeting, and then click Set Access and Permissions.

  4. Select the Customize access levels, presenter options, and phone settings check box, choose the options that you want, and then click OK.

See also

Join an online meeting

Need more help?

Want more options?

Explore subscription benefits, browse training courses, learn how to secure your device, and more.

Communities help you ask and answer questions, give feedback, and hear from experts with rich knowledge.

Was this information helpful?

What affected your experience?
By pressing submit, your feedback will be used to improve Microsoft products and services. Your IT admin will be able to collect this data. Privacy Statement.

Thank you for your feedback!