Skype for business

By offering a complete communication platform which includes telephony, video calls, chat, screen sharing, document sharing etc., Skype for Business makes it easier to collaborate with internal as well as external partners. Skype for Business is also fully integrated with Outlook and Microsoft Office. Everything is available in one place and can be accessed from your computer, tablet or smartphone.


Using Skype for business to

Chat

  • You can chat with more than one person at a time. You can also chat with external business partners who have Skype for business. 

Call and make video calls to other Skype for business users

  • You can arrange an online meeting with both internal and external business partners. Additionally, you can talk to more than one person at a time.  
  • You can share your screen or a PowerPoint presentation. 
  • If one of your external business partners do not have Skype for business, he or she can participate by calling from a traditional phone. 
  • You an call in on a meeting that takes place in one of AU's traditional video conference rooms. 

How to log on - PC

If you have not installed Skype for Business, you can get Skype for Business here

Log on

Skype guide
Write your student email (study nummer@post.au.dk) in "Sign-in address:" and press "Sign In"
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If you see this box, click "Connect"
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In the username field, type au<AUID>@uni.au.dk (eg: au123456@uni.au.dk) and enter password to mit.au.dk.
Then you can click "Sign In" and use Skype for Business.

How to log on - Mac

If you have not installed Skype for Business, you can get Skype for Business here

Log on

Skype guide
Write your student email (study number@post.au.dk) in the text field and press "continue"
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If you see this box click "connect"
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Enter your password for mit.au.dk and click "Advanced Options".
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In the username field enter au<AUID>@uni.au.dk (eg: au123456@uni.au.dk). Then click "Save" and press "Sign in." Now you're ready to use Skype for business.

How to log on - smartphone

How to log on - iPhone

Install Skype for Business from App Store

Log on

Skype guide
Write your student email (studynumber@post.au.dk) in "Sign-in address:" and press "Advanced options"
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Type in your username and press the X in the top left corner. Your username is au<AUID>@uni.au.dk (fx au132456@uni.au.dk)
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Type in your password and press Sign in
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Allow Skype for Business to send notifications by clicking "Allow"
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If you see, this box press continue.
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Type in your password and click on the blue button. You are now ready to use Skype for Business

How to log on - Android

Install Skype for Business fron Google Play

Skype guide
To use Skype for Business, you have to accept the Terms of use. Press "accept"
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Press the blue button to get started
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Write your student email (studynumber@post.au.dk) in "Sign-in address:" and press, "Advanced options"
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Type in your username and press back in the top left corner. Your username is au<AUID>@uni.au.dk (fx au132456@uni.au.dk)
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Type your password and press the blue button
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Skype for Business wants your phone number to use the app. You can also select if you want it to synchronize contacts.
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Swipe right until you see the last page, and press the blue arrow in the bottom. After that, you can use Skype for Business

FAQ

Problems logging on?

 

Check your login information. If the correct login information does not work, please contact your local IT support team.

External contacts

If your partners outside AU also use Skype, you can use Skype together. All you have to do is add them to your list of contacts. You will need their SIP address. Usually, their SIP address is the same as their email address.

Virtual meetings

Employees at AU can invite you to virtual meetings via Skype for business. If you have received a four-digit ID, you can call up to the meeting room by entering the 4-digit number followed by @vmeet. au.dk - e.g. 9001@vmeet.au.dk.