Force A Lync Meeting to Open in Your Browser

This one’s been kicking about for a while, but I thought I’d document it here.

If for whatever reason you don’t want a Lync meeting to launch in the client, just append “?sl=1” to the end of the invitation URL:

The meeting will launch a page (the image below) that gives you the option of joining from the Lync Web App – a browser window:


Beware that if the presenter’s Conferencing Policy doesn’t permit anonymous participants you won’t get far by trying to join as a Guest:


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