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How to customize footer text in Lync 2013?


Issue: How to customize footer text in Lync 2013? 

Problem Statement:

Recently one of my customer was asking to customize meeting invitations sent by the Online Meeting Add-in for Lync 2013.

We are can customize following optional items in the body of the meeting invitation:
1.    Your organization’s logo: the maximum size of the image should be 30 pixels high by 188 pixels wide.

2.    A Custom Help or Support Link: The maximum URL length is 1 KB.

3.    Legal disclaimer text: The maximum URL length is 1 KB.

4.    Custom footer text: The maximum length of text that can be added is 2 KB.

Resolution/ Workaround:

You can customize meeting invite including organization logo, Help URL, Legal disclaimer text and Custom footer text. 

However customer specific request was add footer text with customer text font and color.
Custom footer text Add text that will be rendered as a custom footer in the invitation. The maximum length of text that can be added is 2 KB.

You can add footer text however cannot customize font and color of text. I tried to use HTML tag however Lync don’t honor HTML.

So it will show as plain text, no color and custome font.

You can refer below URL for customize meeting invite with all options.


Thank you.

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