Communicator Training

Microsoft® Office Communicator 2005 and Microsoft® Messenger for the Mac are communication software that allows individuals with a UAnet account to send each other instant messages, files, and view an individual's presence (for example - online, busy, or out-of-office).  When you are away from the office, you may use Microsoft® Office Communicator Web Access.

Office Communicator

Office Communicator also allows application sharing and video.  If you currently are using Microsoft® Messenger for instant messaging on a PC, it is recommended that you switch to Office Communicator.

Communicator will be pushed automatically to faculty and staff computers.  If you want to install the software, click below on the Install Office Communicator link and follow the instructions.  There is no cost involved to you.

View the following lessons to guide you through specific tasks in Communicator.  Each lesson is in PDF format with a brief video that highlights the main tasks in the lesson.  Adobe Reader is required to view the lessons.  Once you begin a lesson, use the browser's BACK button to return to this page.  

Lessons:

 Office Communicator Web Access

When you are away from the office, you may use the web access version of Office Communicator.  Only a web browser and an Internet connection are required.  View the following lesson to guide you through specific tasks.  The lesson is in PDF format.  Adobe Reader is required to view the lesson.  Once you begin the lesson, use the browser's BACK button to return to this page.  

Lessons:

Messenger for the Mac

To obtain a copy of Messenger, contact the Support Desk at x6888.  Messenger will be downloaded to your Mac.  To install the software, click below on the Install messenger link and follow the instructions.  There is no cost involved to you.

View the Use Instant Messaging lesson to guide you through specific tasks in Messenger.  Ther lesson is in PDF format.  Adobe Reader is required to view the lessons.  Once you begin a lesson, use the browser's BACK button to return to this page.

Lessons:

Contact: PsTrain@uakron.edu for training-related questions.

Contact the Support Desk at 330-972-6888 for specific questions related to the application.

 

 

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