Meeting setting details for Skype for Business Web Scheduler


The information given below is to clarify settings used during the meeting creation process when using the Skype for Business Web Scheduler.


When creating a Skype for Business meeting, you will be able to define several options:

  • Event: Title for your meeting.
  • Location: You can leave the meeting location as Skype Call, or add a location, such as a conference room, if you have in-person attendees as well.
  • Message: Enter meeting details.
  • Attendees and Audio: Add the attendees' names or email addresses, separated by semicolons (;).
  • Check Names: (optional) Click to verify the addresses of the participants who are in your organization.
  • Who will bypass the lobby?:


What happens?

Recommended when:

Organizer only

You are the only one who gets into the meeting directly. Everyone else has to wait until admitted.

You have a high-security meeting and confidential information.

People I invite from my company

Only people who were invited can join the meeting directly. Everyone else has to wait until admitted.

You're discussing confidential information, and want to only allow specific people to join.

People from my company

Anyone from your company can get into the meeting directly, even if not invited.

You don't have external participants and you are not discussing confidential information.

Everyone (no restrictions)

Anyone who has access to the meeting link gets into the meeting directly.

You're inviting outside participants and you're not discussing confidential information.

  • People dialing in by phone will bypass the lobby: check this box if you want your dial-in callers to go straight to the meeting.
  • Who is a presenter?:


Who is a presenter?

When to choose this option

Organizer only

Only the person who schedules the meetings

For presentations where the participants don't have to interact with the meeting content. (You can designate additional presenters during the meeting.)

People I choose

You and the participants you choose

For presentations with more than one presenter

People from my company

Everyone you invite who has an account on your network

For group work sessions, where all participants work at your organization and can share and modify meeting content

Everyone (no restrictions)

Everyone you invite

For group work sessions with people who don't have an account on your network


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