Resolve New Skype Meeting option missing in Outlook

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Typically, you should be able to create a new Skype meeting in Outlook by following these steps:

  1. Near the bottom left-hand corner of Outlook, select the Calendar icon.
  2. In the top panel of Outlook, select New Skype Meeting.

 


When the New Skype Meeting option is missing, do the following:

  1. In Outlook, select File > Options.
  2. In the left panel, select Add Ins.
  3. Near the bottom of the Add Ins view, select COM Add-ins and select Go.
  4. Tick Skype Meeting Add-in for Microsoft Office and select OK.

Skype Meeting Add-in for Microsoft Office should now be listed under Active Application Add-ins.

 


If Skype Meeting Add-in for Microsoft Office is listed under Disabled Application Add-ins, do the following:

  1. Select the Windows Start icon, type regedit in search, and select regedit.exe.
  2. Backup the Registry.
  3. Expand the appropriate directory:
    • 32-bit OS & 32-bit Office & Click to run install = KEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\ClickToRun\Registry\Machine\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\Addins\UcAddin.LyncAddin.1
    • 64-bit OS & 64-bit Office & Click to run install = KEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\ClickToRun\Registry\Machine\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\Addins\UcAddin.LyncAddin.1
    • 64-bit OS & 32-bit Office & Click to run install = HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\ClickToRun\Registry\Machine\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\Addins\UcAddin.LyncAddin.1
    • 32-bit OS & 32-bit Office & MSI install= HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\Addins\UcAddin.LyncAddin.1
    • 64-bit OS & 64-bit Office & MSI install = HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\Addins\UcAddin.LyncAddin.1
    • 64-bit OS & 32-bit Office & MSI install = HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\Addins\UcAddin.LyncAddin.1
  4. Double-click on the LoadBehavior key.
  5. Set Value data to 3 and sekect OK.
    • 2 = disabled
    • 3 = enabled
  6. Close Outlook, and then launch Outlook again.

 



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