Keyboard shortcuts for Skype forBusinessGeneral (any window)Use the following keyboard shortcuts no matter which window has the focus.Press this key orkeyboard shortcutWindows logo key Shift OWindows logo key EscWindows logo key F4Windows logo key F5Ctrl Shift SpacebarCtrl Alt Shift 3Ctrl Alt SpacebarCtrl Shift STo do thisAccept an incoming invite notification.Decline an invite notification.Self-mute/unmute audio.Turn my Camera On/Turn my Camera Off when video is alreadyestablished in the call.Put focus on the application sharing toolbar.Open the main window and put focus in the search box.Take back control when sharing your screen.Stop sharing your screen.Skype for Business main windowUse these keyboard shortcuts when the Lync main window is in the foreground.Press this key orkeyboardshortcutCtrl 1Ctrl 2Ctrl 3Ctrl 4Ctrl 1 orCtrl Shift 1Alt SpacebarAlt FAlt MAlt TAlt HTo do thisMove to the Contacts list tab.Move to the persistent chat tab.Move to the Conversation list tab.Move to the Phone tab.As a delegate, transfer a call to someone else’s work number. (Not available inLync Basic or with all Office 365 subscriptions.)Open the System menu. Alt opens the menu bar.Open the File menu.Start Meet Now.Open the Tools menu.Open the Help menu.
Contacts listUse these keyboard shortcuts while in the Contacts list.Press this key orkeyboardshortcutDeleteAlt Up ArrowAlt Down ArrowAlt EnterSpacebarShift DeleteTo do thisDelete the selected custom group or contact.Move the selected group up.Move the selected group down.On the shortcuts menu open the selected contact or group contacts card.Collapse or expand the selected group.Remove the selected contact from the Contacts list (non-distribution-groupmembers only).Contact cardUse these keyboard shortcuts while in a contact card. Use Alt Enter to open a contactcard.Press this key orkeyboard shortcutEscCtrl TabCtrl Shift TabTo do thisClose the contact card.Move through the tabs at the bottom of the contact card.Move through the tabs at the bottom of the contact card in reverse order.Conversation windowUse these keyboard shortcuts while in the Conversation window.Press this key orkeyboard shortcutF1EscAlt CAlt F4Alt lAlt RAlt SAlt VCtrl SCtrl WCtrl FTo do thisOpen the Help home page (on the Help menu).Exit full-screen view if present. Otherwise, the Conversation window closes onlyif there is no audio, video, or sharing occurring.Accept any of the invite notifications. These include audio, video, call, andsharing requests.Close the Conversation window.Ignore any invite notifications. These include audio, video, call, and sharingrequests.Rejoin audio in a meeting.Open the Save As dialog box for a file that was sent in the Conversationwindow.Invite a contact to an existing conversation.Save the contents of IM history. Works for person-to-person conversationswhen you use Outlook.Show or hide the instant message area.Send a file, or in the context of a conference, add a meeting attachment.
Press this key orkeyboard shortcutCtrl NTo do thisTake your own notes by using Microsoft OneNote note-taking program. StartsOneNote. (Not available in Lync Basic.)Ctrl RShow or hide the participant list.Ctrl Shift Alt Right Navigate right to the next UI element in the Conversation window. This keyArrowcombination replaces the Tab key for moving the focus from one UI element tothe next.Ctrl Shift Alt LeftNavigate left to the previous UI element in the Conversation window. This keyArrowcombination replaces the Tab key for moving the focus from one UI element tothe previous one.Ctrl Shift EnterAdd video/end video.Ctrl Shift HHold or resume an ongoing audio conversation.Ctrl Shift IMark a conversation as having high importance. Works for person-to-personconversations, but isn’t available for meetings.Ctrl Shift YShow or hide the sharing stage.Ctrl Shift PSwitch to compact view.Ctrl Shift KSwitch to content-only view.Ctrl EnterAdd audio/end audio.Up ArrowWhen on a mode button, opens the corresponding callout.SpacebarWhen focus is on a mode button, a default action is taken. So for audio, muteor unmute occurs, whereas for video, it starts or stops the camera.EscDismiss or hide an open callout or bubble that has keyboard focus.Call controls (Conversation window)Use these keyboard shortcuts in the call controls while in a peer-to-peer call. This doesn’twork in a conference call.Press thiskeyboardshortcutAlt QCtrl Shift TCtrl Shift HCtrl Shift DTo do thisEnd a call.Transfer: Open the contact picker during a peer-to-peer call. (Not available in LyncBasic or with all Office 365 subscriptions.)Put a call on hold.Display the dial pad.
Video (Conversation window)Use these keyboard shortcuts when you’re working with video in the Conversationwindow.Press this keyorkeyboardshortcutF5EscCtrl Shift OCtrl Shift LTo do thisView video in full screen. If the stage area is visible in the Conversation window, F5won’t take full-screen video.Exit full-screen video.Pop out Gallery; Pop in Gallery.Lock your video for everyone in the meeting.IM (Conversation window)Use these keyboard shortcuts when you’re in an IM with someone.Press this key orkeyboard shortcutF1F12Shift EnterShift Insert or Ctrl VCtrl ACtrl BCtrl CCtrl XCtrl lCtrl UCtrl YCtrl ZCtrl Shift FAlt PAlt DCtrl Shift MTo do thisOpen Help.Save the IM conversation.Add carriage returns.Paste.Select all content.Make the selected text bold.Copy the selected text.Cut the selected text.Italicize the selected text.Underline the selected text.Redo the last action.Undo the last action.Change the color of the font. (Only changes color for what you type, notfor what the other person types.)Open a file that’s been received.Decline a file that’s been sent.To get focus to your IM input area.Conversation or meeting stagePress this key orkeyboard shortcutF5EscAlt TCtrl Shift ECtrl Shift YCtrl Shift ATo do thisView the Conversation window meeting stage in full screen.Exit full screen if present.Stop sharing.Manage presentable content.Show or hide the sharing stage.Force pending L1 alert into view in full screen.
Ctrl Shift JCtrl Shift lCtrl Alt Right Arrowor Ctrl Alt Left ArrowSwitch to speaker view.Switch to gallery view.Tab out of the sharing region in a forward direction, and/or tab out of thesharing region in a backward direction.Conversation environmentPress this key orkeyboard shortcutDeleteHomeEndPage UpPage DownUp ArrowDown ArrowTo do thisDelete selected items.Move top of list.Move to bottom of list.Move one page up.Move one page down.Move up to the previous contact for conversation.Move down to the next contact for conversation.PPT sharing: Legacy PPT viewerPress this keyorkeyboardshortcutTabRight ArrowLeft or RightArrowLeft ArrowHomeEnterEndTo do thisWhen the content space is in focus, tab through the controls for PPT sharing (Prevarrow, Next arrow, Thumbnails, and Notes).When focus is on content area, move to the next click, or slide, if no click foranimation is on the current slide.When the thumbnail area is in focus, move focus to the previous or next thumbnailwithout changing the active slide.When focus is on content area, move to the previous click, or slide if no click foranimation is on the current slide.When thumbnail area is in focus, set the focus on the first slide thumbnail withoutchanging the active slide.Select the control in focus or thumbnails if thumbnail strip has focus and select(change in active slide).When the thumbnail area is in focus, set the focus on the last slide thumbnail withoutchanging the active slide.Tabbed conversationsPress this key orkeyboard shortcutAlt SpacebarCtrl Shift TCtrl TabCtrl 1,2 9Ctrl OEscTo do thisOpen tab window’s system menu.Set focus on tab item in tabbed conversation view.Switch to the next tab (continuously loop through all tabs).Switch to a specific tab number and put keyboard focus in that conversation.Ctrl 1.Undock/dock the selected conversation from/to the tab window.Close a -4fc1-8aad-cc870115347a