How to Configure and Use Skype for Business Meeting Manager

Quicklaunch V4 Download: MSI Installer


1) Requirements

2) Setup

3) Usage

See Also

Meeting Manager Overview - Start Here

Meeting Manager - Zoom

1) Requirements

In order to run the Meeting Manager with Skype for Business, you will need:

  • Skype for Business  - must be installed and logged in. See our Deployment Guide or Skype for Business Guide for more information.
  • Feature Keys - This feature is available in V4 Ultimate Edition. Check link above to Install V4 

2) Setup

Enter settings by selecting CTRL + ALT + S and navigate to Settings > Account > Login

Ensure your Skype for Business credentials are correct.

NOTE: Your settings screen may look slightly different depending on how you've configured Quicklaunch in the past.

Next, navigate to Calendar > Meeting Managers 

Select Skype4B in the colomn on the left.

A description of each setting is found below

Enable Meeting Manager- If enabled when joining a S4B meeting, Meeting Manager will open. If this is not enabled Manager is turned off. 

Launch on Meeting Joined - When a meeting is launched and a "Flat" Display is configured, this will launch Meeting Manager in another window. With a "Tabbed" display configured, this will put Quicklaunch into Docked Mode.

Enable Phone Dialing – Enables the dial pad within the Meeting Manager (Note: this is not yet available)

Auto Share in Meeting – When the Wired or Wireless sharing options are selected, automatically share your screen in the Skype for Business Meeting

Start with Audio – Join Skype for Business Meetings with audio turned on

Start with Video – Join Skype for Business Meeting with video turned on
Custom Received Files Directory - where files shared within a meeting will be saved to

Display Rules – When in Flat Mode, these settings dictate where the Meeting Manager Window appears

NOTE: The Display Rules for the Skype for Business Client itself are found at Calendar > Meetings > Skype4B

3) Usage

Join a Meeting by Clicking or Touching the square on the calendar. 

Quicklaunch will launch the Meeting Manager. The Skype client will be launched depending on the Display Rules configured at Calendar > Meetings > Skype4B

The user can control the Skype client from the Quicklaunch Meeting Manager interface:

Participant Management - The host can add, remove, mute, and unmute individual participants. This is accomplished by clicking a meeting attendee and selecting the appropriate action. 

Inviting a Participant - Select eiter Invite by Email or Invite By Phone and follow the appropriate steps. An email will be sent to the address typed or the number will be called.

Conversation - The Conversation tab provides a read-only anonymouse view of the meeting chat. 

Sharing - provides access to the applications which have been configured to show in the "Meeting Manager" Action Group (See How to Customize Action Tiles for more information)

Meeting Controls - control the AV within the room:

  • Mute/Unmute your microphone
  • Turn On/Off your video feed,
  • End the Meeting,
  • Mute/Unmute your speaker
  • And increase/decrease your speaker volume