Skype for Business launches on Android

Skype for Business has launched on Android following months in the company’s preview program. Skype has designed the app to maximize productivity and give users what they need most. As part of that, Skype for Business on Android has a redesigned dashboard with better placements for things like the contact search bar, recent chats, and meetings coming up.

The app, which is now available in the Play Store, replaces Lync 2013 as an automatic update. The app brings with it some needed improvements, such as “modern authentication” based on access tokens and the option for admins to set multi-factor authentication for other users. With multi-factor authentication, the user would have to authenticate their log in via a text or call or authentication app.

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