Office 365 users can now download (or update as the instructions go) Lync for your Mac/Apple clients. It’s available for users with Microsoft Office 2011 or 2008 for the Mac.
Working on a Mac in Office 365 just got better. As we have written before, Office for Mac 2011 and 2008 work great with email in Exchange Online and documents in SharePoint Online. As of today, we are making available Lync for Mac 2011 to all Office 365 users who are licensed to use Lync Online.
Lync for Mac 2011 enables Mac users to see their colleagues’ online presence while working in Outlook or collaborating on Office documents. It enables them to quickly send an instant message, start a video chat, or schedule an Online Meeting right from within Outlook for Mac 2011.
Mac users can download Lync for Mac 2011 by simply clicking Install Lync on the Office 365 home page. They can also find additional instructions for setting up Office for Mac to work with Office 365 on the Downloads page.
To learn more about how to set up your Mac for Office 365, read one of the following help articles:
- Set up your Mac for Office 365 for enterprises
- Set up your Mac for Office 365 for professionals and small businesses