Microsoft has announced that a preview of Skype for Business will be launching on both iOS and Android devices and is available to sign-up for on Android from today.
For the launch of Skype for Business on mobile devices Microsoft has updated the dashboard combining the contact search bar, upcoming meetings and most recent conversations to one place.
As well as making it easy to navigate contacts, calls and meetings, and updated the In-Call and In-Meeting experience. Microsoft explains a little more about the Skype for Business mobile rollout :
We’ve infused Skype simplicity throughout the new iOS and Android apps, created a new dashboard for easy navigation of your contacts, calls and meetings, and updated the In-Call and In-Meeting experience.
If you have Lync 2013 on your iOS or Android device, you’ll get the new Skype for Business app as an update later this year. Skype for Business mobile apps work for anyone on Lync Server 2013, Skype for Business Server 2015 and Skype for Business Online.
Skype for Business features include :
• Contact search bar—Search your Global Address List by first name, last name, email alias or even a phone number! On iOS, your phone contacts are also included in the search.
• Upcoming appointments—Here you can see your current and next meetings in your calendar. You can either click through to read more about the meeting or click the Quick Join icon to join the meeting right away.
• Recent conversations—Makes it easy to refer back to your most recent chats, phone calls and meetings.