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How to force the use of the Skype for Business Web App for Meeting Join? Just append this to the meeting URL ?sl=1

Published 08/10/2015 - 0 Comments


If for whatever reason you want to force Skype for Business to join in the web browser experience rather than “popping” the full client, you can do the following

Copy the URL from the meeting invite:



Paste the URL and append ?sl=1


The meting will not pop the full client and you can install the small plugin for a full audio/video experience



Tom Arbuthnot

Tom Arbuthnot

Principal Solutions Architect at Modality Systems
Tom Arbuthnot is Principal Solutions Architect at Unified Communications specialist Modality Systems. He is a Microsoft Certified Master and MVP, blogger, regular on The UC Architects Podcast, and speaker at events including Microsoft TechEd and Ignite. He co-runs The Microsoft UC User Group London.

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