How do I install Skype for Business

You can download and use Skype for Business as part of your student Office 365 account during your studies.

For tablets and mobiles you can download Skype for Business on Android devices from the Play Store and for Apple devices from the App Store. Log in with your student email address and MyBeckett password.

Skype for Business is not supported for use on Chromebooks. 

Install Skype for Business for PC and/or MAC from the Office 365 website or from MyBeckett
To log in to the Office 365 website, use your student email address and MyBeckett password.

You can also access the site through MyBeckett by going to the IT tab and then clicking Access in the Microsoft Office 365 box. 

When logged into Office 365, towards the top right hand corner select "Install Office".
From the drop down menu choose "Office 365 Apps".

This will begin the download and installation of the Microsoft apps including Skype for Business.

Click Install Office then select Office 365 Apps to start download


Once the installation has completed you can search your device for Skype for Business and log in using your student email address and MyBeckett password. 

Please ensure you are opening Skype for Business and not Skype, as only Skype for Business will let you log in with your student details. 

If you are using Skype for Business on a Windows 10 device you can search for Skype for Business using the search bar at the bottom left of the home screen.  When you do this you will also see an option to "Pin to taskbar" for quick access in the future from the taskbar.

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