The mobile app for Lync client was made available to the Windows Phone 7 and Android platform recently. The Lync mobile app that can be downloaded from the apps tore will work with Lync Online which is part of Office 365 and also with on-premise Lync server setup.
The Lync mobile app has below features
• Instant Messaging
• Join a conference call through the conference provider
• Presence information
Lync Mobile app for Iphone, Ipad, and Nokia are already underway and would be available in the respective marketplace very soon.
For Lync servers on-premise an update that enables mobile clients to have to be applied to the servers for the Lync mobile app to connect to the Lync on-premise server. For Office 365 Lync Online these updates are already installed by Microsoft and mobile app can be used immediately. This stresses that how Office 365 alleviates an update and maintenance headache from IT.
For connecting the Lync Mobile app with Lync Online in Office 365 there are changes to be made to the DNS settings. The mobile app settings are different if you are using vanity domain or if you are using the onmicrosoft.com domain. IOTAP will take care of all these settings and configurations for our office 365 customers.