Once you’ve added your managers’ names (separated by semi-colons), be sure to click the Check Names button to confirm that Skype for Business (Lync) can identify these people.
Your new co-managers won’t automatically become room members─you’ll have to add them as members.
Changing a room name can create confusion for users who’ve set up notifications, or added your room as a Favorite.
When you create your chat room, click Description on the Create a room window, and enter an explanation of the room’s purpose.
Keep your description short (256 characters maximum), and write it so it helps others decide whether to request membership and whether to set up notifications to keep tabs on what’s being discussed in it. Depending on how your organization has decided to use Skype for Business (Lync) persistent chat, you might have access to a lot of useful web-based applications that can make the room a much more productive place for your members to spend time in.
If there are web-based applications available for your room, you’ll see an Add-in heading on the Create a room window.
If you’ve been given authorization by your Skype for Business (Lync) administrator, you can quickly get started creating your own persistent chat rooms.
The following sections explain how to create, manage, and disable chat rooms.
Just click the drop-down arrow below the heading, and select the web apps you want to add.
As the room manager, you can add others as managers to share the management duties for a room you’ve created.
(As explained below, managers must appear in the pool of potential members for the room category that your room belongs to.) To add a room manager, open the chat room window and, in the Managers field, type the name of anyone you want to assign as a co-manager.
Like you, these managers can add room members and edit some room settings.