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How to Download the Skype for Business (Lync) Client

Find out how to download Skype for Business.


If your computer already has a licensed copy of:

  • Office 2013 (PC), Skype for Business software is installed
  • Office 2011 (Mac), Lync software is installed

Skype for Business/ Lync software is also available for download as a standalone installation if you do not have Microsoft Office. For access and download:

  1. Log in at http://onedrive.ucsd.edu
  2. Go to the wheel icon in the top right hand corner, and select Office 365 Settings
  3. Click Software and look for the Skype for Business/ Lync software download link.


See the Microsoft download center for Windows Phone, iPhone, iPad, and Android downloads.