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Office communicator

The Office Communicator allows you to send and receive Instant Messages with colleagues. Using the presence indicator, you can identify which colleagues are available for chat and which are busy or out of the office.

Introductory Video

 The below video highlights the key features of the Office Communicator. This video lasts 1min 13secs.

To enable full screen, click the arrows to the left of the volume indicator.

 

Communicator for PC

  • Instant messaging [PDF] - initiating and entering an instant message conversation from the communicator.
  • Desktop sharing [PDF] - sharing your desktop with others and allowing them control of your computer.
  • Audio conference [PDF] - initiating, entering and managing an audio conference from the communicator (requires headset).
  • Video conference [PDF] - initiating, entering and managing a video conference from the communicator (requires headset/web-cam).
  • Desk phone integration [PDF] - initiate outgoing and manage incoming desk telephone calls directly from the communicator.
  • Microsoft Office integration [PDF] - viewing the presence and availability of colleagues using either the communicator or Microsoft Office.

Communicator for Mac

  • Setup [PDF] - Information on how to setup Communicator for Mac for use with your LSE credentials.
  • Overview  [PDF] - key features and getting started information on the communicator.
  • Instant messaging [PDF] - initiating and entering an instant message conversation from the communicator.
  • Desktop sharing [PDF] - sharing your desktop with others and allowing them control of your computer.
  • Audio conference [PDF] - initiating, entering and managing an audio conference from the communicator (requires headset).
  • Video conference [PDF] - initiating, entering and managing a video conference from the communicator (requires headset/web-cam).
  • Microsoft Office integration [PDF] - viewing the presence and availability of colleagues using either the communicator or Microsoft Office.

Accessing Communicator Remotely

If you are not on the LSE domain (e.g. when working from home) you can download Communicator onto your own computer and access it using the details below.

  • Password: Standard LSE Password
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