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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. On the top right hand corner, click on the circle icon with your initials or Avatar in it, choose My Account
  3. In the center white Install status section, choose Install Options
  4. Choose the Install Skype button


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