iPad Videoconferencing Using Skype for Business Instructions

These instructions help illustrate how to use videoconference technology using Skype for Business on an iPad.

Connecting to the Videoconference

  • Open App store and search Skype for Business
  • Touch Get to install app, and once installed, touch open
  • Three notifications will appear. It's up to the user to choose the Notifications and Contacts. Select OK to access the microphone
  • Sign in using your Office 365 username and password
  • Enter your telephone number and select the arrow
  • In Search for Contacts, type conference information provided by Technician (ie. abc123@video.hvcc.edu) and select Search
  • Select the conference information in contacts and click the video icon to dial into conference
  • When connecting the first time, select OK to access your camera
  • Once connected, you will see participants if they connect prior to your connection

Controls When Connected to the Conference

  • If the video icon is blue and the user sees picture-in-picture, the video is unmuted and participants can see the user.
  • Click the camera icon to send/stop sending video to participants. If the video icon is black and picture-in-picture is minimized, the video is muted and participants cannot see the user.
  • Click the microphone icon to mute/unmute. When muted, the icon is black. When the icon is blue, the microphone is live and participants can hear the user.

PDF Diagram of Videoconferencing using Skype for Business on an iPad

Get in Touch

Videoconference Operations Center

Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Suite 247

Roger Pinke
Manager of Video Conferencing and Media Technology
(518) 629-8087

Eric Kiel
Video Conferencing and Media Specialist
(518) 629-7625

Jason Bourdeau
Multimedia Technician
(518) 629-7742

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Videoconference Request Form

For immediate technical assistance, call the IIT Help Desk at (518) 629-7364.