Add External Guests to a Skype for Business Meeting

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GMail Users

1. In Skype for Business, click the down arrow by the gear icon.
2. Click Meet Now.
3. The Join Meeting Audio dialog box appears. Click Ok.
4. Click the icon with 3 periods ... in the lower right corner.
5. Click Meeting Entry Info.
6. The Meeting Entry Info dialog box appears. Click Copy All Info.
7. Paste the information into an email to the recipient.

Outlook Meetings

1. In the desktop version of Outlook, click New Items > Skype Meeting
2. Add any recipient's email address (internal or external) in the To: box and they will receive the link in the body of the email.

Join a Skype Meeting with Skype for Business Web App

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