Update for the Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011 14.0.8


This article describes the Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011 issues that are fixed in the update that is dated April, 2014. This update improves the stability of Lync for Mac 2011.


Issues that the update fixes

The update resolves the following issues:
  • 2952676 Delegate doesn’t receive notification when you set delegation by using Lync for Mac 2011
  • 2952671 Update enables Lync for Mac 2011 to run in Mac OS X Mavericks

More Information


Before you install the Lync for Mac 2011 14.0.8 update, you must uninstall any version of Lync for Mac 2011 that is earlier than Lync for Mac 2011 14.0.4 on your computer. Additionally, make sure that the computer is running Mac OS X 10.5, or a later version of the Mac OS X operating system.

To verify that the computer meets the operating system version prerequisite, click About This Mac on the Apple menu.

To determine which version of Lync for Mac 2011 is installed on your computer, follow these steps:
  1. On the Go menu, click Applications.
  2. Open Lync for Mac 2011.
  3. On the Lync menu, click About Lync.
The version number of Lync for Mac 2011 is displayed in the About Lync dialog box.

Restart requirement

After you install the Lync for Mac 2011 14.0.8 update, we suggest that you restart the computer before you sign in to Lync for Mac 2011 14.0.8.

How to obtain the update

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Download Download the Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011 14.0.8 package now.
Release Date: April 2014

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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For more information about resources for Lync for Mac 2011, visit the following Microsoft website: