Lync: PowerPoint Presentation

Mac Users: It is not possible to broadcast a PowerPoint presentation from Lync for Mac. However, Macs are able to receive presentations sent from PC users.

As well as being able to broadcast the entire desktop, or a single program, Microsoft Lync allows you to broadcast a single PowerPoint presentation to the attendees of an Instant Message or Meeting.

  1. From within the conversation window, click on the Presentation icon and select PowerPoint from the options.PowerPoint icon
  2. Locate the PowerPoint presentation on your computer, and click Open.Select PPT
  3. The presentation will load inside the conversation window. As with a regular PowerPoint display, clicking inside presentation will advance the slides.Broadcast PPT
Due to broadcasting the presentation over a network, complicated animations may not render correctly to the attendees of the meeting.

Full Screen

To display the PowerPoint presentation in full screen on your computer, click on the Full Screen icon at the top of the conversation window (next to the "Maximize" and "Minimize" icons).Full Screen