How to set contact access levels in Lync 2013
This article explains how to set contact access levels in Microsoft Lync 2013.
You must have a hosted Lync 2013 account with Sherweb.
1. Open Lync 2013.
2. Right-click on a contact, click on Change Privacy Relationship and then click on the access level you wish to assign to the contact.
- Friends and family : All contact card information is visible except for meeting details.
- Workgroup : All contact card information is visible except for home telephone and other telephone. The contact can interrupt do-not-disturb status.
- Colleague : All contact card information except for meeting details and home, mobile, and other telephone number is visible.
- External contacts : The name, title, email address, company, and picture are visible.
- Blocked : The name and email address are shown. The contact cannot reach the user who is using Lync.
- Auto-assign Relationship: Reset to Lync default relationship.
3. Microsoft provides a nice breakdown of what each settings means at this link.
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All Lync 2013 accounts