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Join an online meeting with Lync Web App and get audio

This article explains how to prepare for and join online meetings using Microsoft Lync Web App communications software, and how to access meeting audio.

What do you want to do?

Prepare for your first meeting


Before your first meeting, determine whether your computer is running the software required for Lync Web App:

The meeting readiness program will check that you have a supported operating system and Internet browser combination, and whether you need to install the Microsoft Silverlight 4.0 browser plug-in, a program that enables web applications. After installing Silverlight, you will be prompted to restart your computer.

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Join a meeting


To participate in a meeting with Lync Web App, you’ll need:

To join the meeting, do the following:

  1. In your meeting invitation, click Join online meeting.
  2. In the Lync 2010 screen that opens, click Join the meeting using your web browser.
  3. On the Lync Web App join screen, do one of the following:

Note Benefits of joining using your corporate credentials:

  1. To simplify your entry to future meetings, select the Remember me on this computer check box.
  2. Click Join Meeting.

You may be admitted to the meeting immediately, or you may have to wait until the meeting organizer admits you.

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Get meeting audio


To hear the meeting, do the following:

  1. In the meeting window, click the Phone button to see the audio options that are available to you.

    Note The screen you see may differ from this one, based on: the credentials you used to join the meeting, whether you are running Office Communicator 2007 R2 along with Lync Web App, and how Lync was deployed by the company that organized the meeting.

Audio Options

  1. Do one of the following:

Note To use this option, you must have joined the meeting with your corporate credentials and have Communicator 2007 R2.

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