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Skype for Business for Mac Skype for Business makes it easy to connect and collaborate with coworkers and business partners around the world: Start instant message conversations and voice or video calls.

Skype for Business phone service is capable of handling 911 calls and can transmit your general location to emergency dispatchers. However, because Skype for Business phone service will not work in the event of a power outage, network outage or IT service outage, you should use your cell phone to make emergency calls. For all of the mobile policy settings in Skype for Business Online, you must use Windows PowerShell and you can't use the Skype for Business admin center. Verify and start Windows PowerShell Check that.

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You can set up how your users connect to Skype for Business Online using the Skype for Business app on mobile devices, such as a feature that enables users to make and receive phone calls on their mobile phone by using their work phone number instead of their mobile phone number. Mobility policies can also be used to require Wi-Fi connections when making or receiving calls.

Mobile policy settings can be configured at the time a policy is created, or you can use the Set-CsMobilityPolicy cmdlet to modify the settings of an existing policy.

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Set your mobile policies

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For all of the mobile policy settings in Skype for Business Online, you must use Windows PowerShell and you can't use the Skype for Business admin center.

Verify and start Windows PowerShell

  • Check that you are running Windows PowerShell version 3.0 or higher

    1. To verify that you are running version 3.0 or higher: Start Menu > Windows PowerShell.

    2. Check the version by typing Get-Host in the Windows PowerShell window.

    3. If you don't have version 3.0 or higher, you need to download and install updates to Windows PowerShell. See Windows Management Framework 4.0 to download and update Windows PowerShell to version 4.0. Restart your computer when you are prompted.

    4. You will also need to install the Windows PowerShell module for Teams that enables you to create a remote Windows PowerShell session that connects to Skype for Business Online.

    If you need to know more, see Connect to all Microsoft 365 or Office 365 services in a single Windows PowerShell window.

  • Start a Windows PowerShell session

    1. Embroidery software free download for mac. From the Start Menu > Windows PowerShell.

    2. In the Windows PowerShell window, connect to your Microsoft 365 or Office 365 by running:

      Note

      Skype for Business Online Connector is currently part of the latest Teams PowerShell module.

      If you're using the latest Teams PowerShell public release, you don't need to install the Skype for Business Online Connector.

    If you want more information about starting Windows PowerShell, see Connect to all Microsoft 365 or Office 365 services in a single Windows PowerShell window or Set up your computer for Windows PowerShell.

Require a WiFi connection for video for a user

  • To create a new policy for these settings, run:

    See more on the New-CsMobilityPolicy cmdlet.

  • To grant the new policy you created to all of the users in your organization, run:

    See more on the Grant-CsMobilityPolicy cmdlet.

    If you have already created a policy, you can use the Set-CsMobilityPolicy cmdlet to make changes to the existing policy, and then use theGrant-CsMobilityPolicy cmdlet to apply the setting to your users.

Prevent a user from using the Skype for Business app

  • To create a new policy for these settings, run:

    See more on the New-CsMobilityPolicy cmdlet.

  • To grant the new policy you created to Amos Marble, run:

    See more on the Grant-CsMobilityPolicy cmdlet.

    If you have already created a policy, you can use the Set-CsMobilityPolicy cmdlet to make changes to the existing policy, and then use the Grant-CsMobilityPolicy cmdlet to apply the setting to your users.

Prevent a user from making voice over IP calls using a mobile device

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  • To create a new policy for these settings, run:

    See more on the New-CsMobilityPolicy cmdlet.

  • To grant the new policy you created to all of the users in your organization, run:

    See more on the Grant-CsMobilityPolicy cmdlet.

If you have already created a policy, you can use the Set-CsMobilityPolicy cmdlet to make changes to the existing policy, and then use theGrant-CsMobilityPolicy cmdlet to apply the setting to your users.

Want to know more about Windows PowerShell?

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  • Windows PowerShell is all about managing users and what users are allowed or not allowed to do. With Windows PowerShell, you can manage Microsoft 365 or Office 365 and Skype for Business Online using a single point of administration that can simplify your daily work, when you have multiple tasks to do. To get started with Windows PowerShell, see these topics:

  • Windows PowerShell has many advantages in speed, simplicity, and productivity over only using the Microsoft 365 admin center such as when you are making setting changes for many users at one time. Learn about these advantages in the following topics:

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Sometimes things aren't working like you expect. Here is a list of topics that can help you fix problems, whether you're administrating Skype for Business Online or helping your users solve their problems.

Troubleshoot admin issues for Skype for Business Online

You can get answers for most of your Skype for Business Online questions in the article Check for common causes of Skype for Business Online sign-in errors. The following KB article also includes many troubleshooting resources and error code references: Troubleshooting Skype for Business Online sign-in errors for administrators.

For dial-in conferencing issues, see Audio Conferencing troubleshooting and known issues.

Additional help for Skype for Business Online admin issues

Help your Skype for Business Online users

Most of the problems faced by Skype for Business Online users are related to forgotten passwords. You can solve most of the sign-in problems by following the instructions in these two topics:

Additional resources to help your Skype for Business Online users

Still need help? Contact support.

As an admin for Microsoft 365 Apps for business, you get free access to our knowledgeable support agents for pre-sales, account, and billing support, as well as for help resolving technical issues. You can also contact support on behalf of Microsoft 365 and Office 365 users in your organization.

Note

If you're using Office 365 operated by 21Vianet in China, please contact the 21Vianet support team.

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