Important: Skype for Business on Mac is available for Exchange 2013 and Exchange 2016 platforms. Domains that were recently upgraded from Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2016 are still using Lync 2010 servers which are not compatible with Skype for Business on Mac. 

This article describes how to configure Skype for Business on Mac OS. Skype for Business service needs to be enabled for the user first. Read our Knowledge Base article on How Do I Enable Skype For Business For A User? for more information.

Download and install Skype For Business on Mac. It can be downloaded here.

To configure Skype For Business on Mac, follow the steps below:

  1. Start Skype For Business.
  2. Specify the full email address and password. Click Advanced Options.
  3. Specify the Internal and External Discovery Address in appropriate fields.
    Internal and External Discovery Addresses can be found in HostPilot under Services > Skype for Business > Instructions
  4. Click Save
  5. Click Sign In