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How to enable Join Meeting Audio options


How to enable Join Meeting Audio options?

Recently I got call from client who was not getting Join Meeting Audio option window while joining SfB meetings.

This Join Audio options are very useful because it allows you to join audio or meeting different option like, Using Skype for Business Full A/V experience, call me at when you are travelling and Don’t join audio when you not need to listen etc.

Here is the available option with descriptions:

  • Use Skype for Business (full audio and video experience) – Use this when want to join with full functionality like Audio, Video, meeting content etc.
  • Call me at: - Use when you don’t have enough network bandwidth for Skype (Lync) meeting. It may use your or meeting organizers voice policy to complete call.
  • Don’t join audio – Use this when you can dial using phone and want to see meeting content like PowerPoint, desktop etc. Metting_join04

If you are not seeing Join Meeting Audio options while join Skype for Business / Lync meetings, then do below:

Open Skype for Business client > Tools > Options > Skype Meetings > check mark the “Before I join meetings, ask me which audio device I want to use”.


After check mark, you will get “Join Meeting Audio” options showed up while join meetings.

You may control this via Group Policy Object (GPO), below is the registry key which control this join audio options experience.


Thank you.

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