October 2015 update for Lync for Mac 2011 14.2.1 (KB 3098588)

Update 3098588 fixes several issues in Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011. Check out the prerequisites before you install the update.
Get update 3098588 for Lync for Mac 2011 14.2.1
The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
DownloadDownload the Lync for Mac 2011 14.2.1 update package now.
Release Date: October 2015

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How to install this update

Prerequisites

Before you install the Lync for Mac 2011 14.2.1 update on your computer, you must uninstall any version of Lync for Mac 2011 that is earlier than Lync for Mac 2011 14.0.4. Additionally, you must 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 the version of Lync for Mac 2011 that is installed on your computer, follow these steps:
  1. On the Go menu, click Applications.
  2. Start 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 14.2.1 update, we recommend that you restart the computer before you sign in to Lync for Mac 2011.

Update replacement information

This update replaces the July 2015 update for Lync for Mac 2011 14.1.1.

Issues that the update fixes

This update fixes the issues that are described in the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
  • Mac OSx 10.11 (El Capitan) is now supported.
  • Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac is now supported.
  • 3098584 You may be prompted for credentials repeatedly even after you enter the correct credentials in Lync for Mac 2011
  • 3098583 PowerPoint 2016 for Mac presentations can't be uploaded in meetings in Lync for Mac 2011
  • 3098582 "No results founds" when you search for a contact in Lync for Mac 2011 when you have Kerberos authentication enabled
More information
See the general information about resources for Lync for Mac 2011.

Third-party information disclaimer
The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, about the performance or reliability of these products.
References
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