Cool MS Lync shortcut idea

posted Feb 21, 2013, 9:31 AM by Ezra Kenigsberg   [ updated Feb 21, 2013, 9:33 AM ]
Q: "How do I create an icon that starts a Lync conversation with a specific individual?"

A: Create a new shortcut (say, on your desktop) that points at your intended recipient using the prefix "sip:" (without the quotation marks), like this:
Microsoft Lync Shortcut
If you need the verbose step-by-step, see Microsoft MVP Matt Landis's post.

(Bonus weird coincidence: the sample email address in Matt's screenshot has the domain. I work for Dell, but I've never met or communicated with the guy.)