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Microsoft Lync 2013 Shortcuts

By January 27, 2014September 9th, 2020Best Practices, Blog, Lync 2013, Lync Server 2013, Microsoft

With Microsoft Lync expanding into more and more organizations, companies are looking at more effective ways to have their end users utilize Lync.  In a multipart series of blogs, I present various keyboard shortcuts that your end users can use for Lync.  This first helpful shortcut blog will cover how to access Lync tools in a general way through any window.

Keyboard shortcuts for Lync 2013 – General (any window)

Use the following keyboard shortcuts no matter which window has the focus.

  • Windows logo key+A – Accept an incoming invite notification.
  • Windows logo key+Esc – Decline an invite notification.
  • Windows logo key+Y – Open the main window and put focus in the search box.
  • Windows logo key+F4 – Self-mute/unmute audio.
  • Windows logo key+F5 – Turn my Camera On/Turn my Camera Off when video is already established in the call.
  • Ctrl+Shift+Spacebar – Put focus on the application sharing toolbar.
  • Ctrl+Alt+Spacebar – Take back control when sharing your screen.
  • Ctrl+Shift+S – Stop sharing your screen.








Arash Zadeh, Account Manager PEI


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