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Skype for Business shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts are combinations of two or more keys that, when pressed, can be used to do a task that would typically need a mouse or other pointing device. This is convenient knowledge to have in order to work faster and more efficient.

Skype for Business have a lot of good shortcuts. This blog post will cover a few not so well-known shortcuts which i find extremely nice to be more effective in the day-to-day business. I guess everyone will take the shortcut once they know it’s there?

  • Ctrl+Alt+Shift+3
    Open the main window and put focus in the search box. Extremely efficient when you need to get in touch with someone and can’t find your Skype for Business window.
  • Ctrl+<1-4>
    Change focus between the different TAB’s in Skype for Business main window.
    Change between chats in the tabbed conversations view.
    These shortcuts will also have great function in Microsoft Outlook.
  • Windows+<1-4>
    Change between the different programs at the Windows taskbar. If Skype for Business is application number 3 – user Windows + 3. Press several times to change between the different open Skype for Business windows.

A complete list of Skype for Business keyboard shortcuts can be found here: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Keyboard-shortcuts-for-Skype-for-Business-74eda765-5631-4fc1-8aad-cc870115347a?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

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