Lync 2013 Command-Line Parameters


ExtensionFormat of DataAction
tel:
tel URI
Opens the Conversation window for an audio call but does not dial the specified number.
callto:
tel:, sip:, or typeable tel URI
Opens the Conversation window for an audio call but does not dial the specified number.
sip:
SIP URI
Opens the Conversation window with the specified SIP Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) in the participant list.
Sips:
SIP URI
If Lync 2013 is configured to use the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol, functions exactly like sip:. If TLS is not being used, displays a dialog box informing the user that a higher level of security is required.
conf:
SIP URI of conference to join
If URI is self, instantiates the focus and brings up roster-only view. Otherwise, brings up roster view but does not send INVITE.
im:
SIP URI
Displays an instant messaging (IM)-only Conversation window with the SIP URI. Accepts multiple SIP URIs specified inside angle brackets (<>) without any separator.








im:<sip:user1@host><sip:user2@host>









The following table provides examples of these command-line parameters.

Command-Line Parameter Examples


InstanceResults
Tel:+14255550101
Opens a phone-only view with +14255550101.
Callto:tel:+ 14255550101
Opens a phone-only view with +14255550101.
Callto:sip:kazuto@litwareinc.com
Opens a phone-only view with kazuto@litwareinc.com.
sip:kazuto@litwareinc.com
Opens a Conversation window with kazuto@litwareinc.com.
conf:sip:https://meet.contoso.com/kazuto/7322994
Opens a Conversation window and displays meeting audio join options.



Please Note


Quicklaunch provides extended functionality to the Skype for Business application leveraging the Lync 2013 API and these are not configurable via command line argument.


Quicklaunch Ultimate: Meet Now, DialPad, Whiteboard and Share Desktop are available in Quicklaunch Ultimate Edition

Quicklaunch Ultimate/Professional: Start with Video, Start with Audio