Lync 2013 November Update – A Much Anticipated Client Fix

In case you missed it, the November 2013 Lync 2013 update has arrived. The Lync 2013 client update has some very noteworthy fixes and new features:

  • The Exchange Calendar (Free/Busy) Presence Integration bug introduced in the last update is now fixed.
  • Participant photo’s will be shown directly in an Instant Messaging conversation window
  • Login Trace Files will be easily accessible right in the main File menu
  • Photo’s can be set from a Public Web Site URL (this feature had previously been there and removed)
  • New Record Options – different resolutions can be selected for client-side recordings.

On the Lync 2013 client we now have full spellcheck and and Presence working with the Exchange calendar.

The update is available here: “Description of the Lync 2013 update 15.0.4551.1005: November 7, 2013”.

** Be sure to install the corresponding Microsoft Office Updates: MSO (KB2727096), MSORES (KB2817624), and IDCRL (KB2817626).  This brings the client version to 15.0.4551.1005:


Several blogs have documented all these new features really well:

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