Tech Tips: Using Skype successfully 

KCIT is committed to ensuring all eligible employees can efficiently telecommute. That means using Skype to make calls and conduct your meetings virtually on County-owned devices like laptops and tablets. Many are already using this valuable tool daily, while it may be new to others.  

Here’s what you need to know to get started:                                                    

  • If you use Microsoft Office 365 on your King County device (laptop, tablet, etc.) you are good to go to conduct Skype calls/meetings. You do not need VPN access and no further permissions are needed.   
  • If you haven’t used Skype meetings or shared your screen using Skype, here are some resources to get started: 

More information on using Skype for Business for sharing and conducting Skype meetings can be found here. For questions, contact the KCIT Help Desk at 206-263-4357 or submit a Help Desk ticket.