The Microsoft argument would be down the route of using federation and external access to liaise with all required parties from just a single account - however this doesn't sound like it'd be feasible from a business perspective in your case, as I'm sure you've already considered that obvious option. The current business need is that we need to maintain chatting and meetings with multiple clients at the same time. What about multiple logins in Lync Server 2013? Any suggestions would be great! To avoid this dispiriting outcome, you should reinvigorate your system so that it can allow your Skype-related escapade go smoothly. And still be on Lync at your desktop. To do that, you should edit your Windows Registry, which is quite a risky procedure. I needed to communicate with each at various times. I don't think this has yet appeared as a requirement.
Naturally, you can carry out all those onerous tasks on your own — we have all the faith in the world in you. And if you consider yourself hopeless in it, we have great news for you: good old Skype can promote this rare gift in anyone. No doubt, cloud drives are awesome: they can sync your data across your devices so that you can easily access it. Especially when audio comes in. I don't believe Microsoft is deliberately blocking running multiple instances, it just hasn't accounted for it. Go to your desktop, right-click the Skype shortcut you created, and select Properties. Depending on your needs, you may create a new account or add a previously registered account.
This may be helpful if you have separate Skype accounts for personal use and work, for example. Fortunately a Process Monitor trace and a quick look at the filesystem revealed that all required was 2 folders and 2 registry keys. Just right-click on the app, choose the option in question and enter your credentials. If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact tnmff microsoft. We have 3 phone users and this is turning into a headache. I need it to ring all users phones at the same time. For instance, Skype for Business admins can decide how and when the user interface is displayed.
The link that you sent me is false. Published: Tuesday, December 19 2017 How to run multiple instances of Skype for Business concurrently Microsoft's Skype for Business formerly named Lync and Communicator before that is a great collaboration tool but unfortunately it doesn't support using multiple accounts concurrently. Hi, We have multiple tenants for multiple projects all having Office 365 E3 plans. Locate the shortcut on your desktop, then right-click it and select Properties. But now that they are O365 users the cannot do that.
But I would check to see if Lync Server 2013 can support this. How can we achieve the same in Skype for Business. And it would be great to have both a local chat as well as a chat to copy and paste at my development machine. What the reader was asking — and I tried to explain — was the notion of simultaneous Lync activity on all devices. This would let you use a mobile client at the same time. If it answers a question you've asked, please mark the thread as answered to aid others when they're looking for solutions to similar problems or queries. Next add these registry redirections to Redirections.
Hopefully the current skype functionality will be supported. Why would you want multiple logins in Lync? Skype for Business will no longer be offered to new customers under 500 seats though current customers can continue to use Skype for Business including provisioning new users. However, messages either go to one, or the other, somewhat randomly. Windows To launch a second Skype application on Windows, press Windows Key + R to open the Run dialog, copy-paste the below command into it, and press Enter. Many aspects of user management were updated in this version. Use Skype and Skype for Business in Parallel You can easily keep your work and personal contacts separate and stay available for them all by using both Skype and Skype for Business. For instance, in a situation like this, you can use one account for work while being always available for your family and friends thanks to your second Skype account.
We have a contract with another company, and deliver services on their behalf, for which they supply us with a laptop and their company Skype for Business account. My language was not clear enough this time around. In this regard, it would be prudent of you to sweep out junk files, optimize your internet connection settings, ensure proper resource allocation, and tweak your registry. Best regards, Eric Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help, and unmark the answers if they provide no help. In terms of capabilities available, this seems the most promising. Lync Skype for business currently does not allow multiple accounts via a single interface like a calendar merge in Outlook. With skype for business formerly lync , you can certainly have a company domain and hundreds of users logging in with username companyname, but asking access as a generic user… will probably not be possible.
Kind regards Ben Note: If you find a post informative, please mark it so using the arrow to the left. How do I have 1 company phone number that rings all users and when any user dials out, it uses that same 1 phone number? Although these apps have surprisingly similar names and are often confused with each other, Skype and Skype for Business are by no means the same thing. Besides, it can keep your files in the cloud and save your disk space. You will need an external hard drive for this purpose. Need to know if this is doable or have i got to create the user a separate Skype for business user for each of there devices? Unlike the regular Skype client, unfortunately this is not natively possible in Skype for Business. Your time and understanding is highly appreciated.
Sign into each Skype window with a new account. Thanks to on Super User for this trick. Thanks hi la var, based on your requirements, i have done lots of tests and researches. Here is our scenario: We have an employee doing to jobs, reception, and payroll. I've been looking at getting a Skype for Business desk phone - but does anyone know of a phone that would allow me to connect both machines and accounts to the one phone - or a gadget that would auto update the status of the accounts if for instance I'm on a call with either account? We hope now you have no difficulty using multiple Skype accounts at the same time. Rather than creating a new user account for Skype, you can run additional copies of Skype on your same user account and point each of them at a different data folder. To open another Skype instance, launch a terminal or , and run either of the following commands: skype -s skype —secondary Run the command again to open even more Skype instances.