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Skype contact status not updating

Desktop viewing is currently not supported in this Skype for Business scenario for Windows on-premises users.

This can be remedied by updating settings in Preferences.

The issue is documented in this support KB article: Presence status isn’t updated based on Exchange calendar in Lync 2013.

In a nutshell there is an issue with the integration between the Lync 2013 client and Exchange which impacts the synchronization between the Lync 2013 client and the Outlook calendar information (such as “in a meeting”) and the Out-Of-Office status.

Here is a breakdown of three major known issues and what to do about them.