You have four options to retrieve voicemail: 1) Listen to the audio email attachment that is automatically sent to your email account in Outlook, 2) Call the Outlook Voice Access number (785-864-1900), 3) From the “Phone” tab on the Skype for Business/Lync interface, and 4) Use the Skype for Business mobile app.After you are enabled for Skype for Business phone service, you will receive a welcome email from Microsoft Outlook with a temporary PIN for your voice mail.
You can use Skype for Business from nearly any Windows PC or mobile device (Lync on Macs or mobile devices), on campus or anywhere in the world you have Internet access.
Whether you are purchasing new individual equipment or you are responsible for making group or major purchases, you are encouraged to check with your departmental technology support staff for guidance on what to buy.
In general, if you are purchasing new computers (Windows or Mac), you should not have any issues with regard to Skype for Business/Lync.
For faculty and staff workstations, your department's technology support staff should install the software component on your KU-issued computer.
For personal or home use on a PC, Skype for Business is part of Microsoft Office 2013.
Please see the Recommended Skype for Business Devices page for information on purchasing Skype for Business compatible devices.