Office 365 - Set up Lync on Mac

Last Updated: 07/11/2019
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This tutorial is operating system independent.


The following tutorial covers the process of signing into Microsoft Lync for Mac using your CU Boulder Office 365 account. If you need to install Lync, the client can be downloaded from Microsoft's Download Center.

Note: Users running Mac OSX 10.10 Yosemite and older should use Lync. If you are using Mac OSX 10.11 El Capitan or OSX 10.12 Sierra, OIT recommends using Skype for Business


Open Microsoft Lync, located in Applications.

*Note: If you have yet to install Lync, the client can be downloaded from Microsoft's Download Center.


In the Email Address and User ID fields, enter your and your IdentiKey password in the Password field. Then click Sign In.


You are now logged in to Lync.