Skype for Business PINs

This page contains both Microsoft documentation and University-specific documentation about how to set and reset your personal identification numbers (PINs) for Skype for Business.

How to set your Skype for Business PIN

1. Login to
2. Click the "Sign-in" link
3. Type "uofi\yournetid" in the username field.
4. Enter your NetID password in the password text box and click "sign in"
5. Click the "Reset your PIN" link.
6. Enter a new PIN in the New PIN and Confirm PIN text box and click OK.
Your PINs (personal identification numbers) are unique numbers you must choose in order to use Skype for Business tools and services. There are two PINs you will use with Skype for Business:
  • Voicemail PIN
  • Conferencing/IP Phone PIN
Your PINs will enable you to authenticate your identity.
  • Log in to the audio portion of a Skype for Business conference from a non-Skype for Business phone such as your cell phone
  • Log in to a Skype for Business IP phone using PIN authentication
  • Log in to a Common Area Phone

PIN Requirements

  • Be a minimum of 6 digits
  • Not be a part of your phone number
  • Not use sequential numbers (e.g: 123456 or 654321)
  • Not use repeated numbers (e.g. 111111 or 666666)
  • Not be easily guessable (e.g. 123123, 112233, 121212)
  • Set or Reset Your Skype for Business PINs
  • To set or reset your Voicemail PIN, or Conferencing/IP Phone PIN, follow these instructions: Skype for Business, Conference Call and IP Phone PIN
Note: You may set both your Voicemail PIN and your Conferencing/IP Phone PIN to be the same number.

Keywords:PIN, Voice, call, phone, setup, skype, s4b   Doc ID:78571
Owner:Jeff F.Group:University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
Created:2017-12-06 11:49 CDTUpdated:2023-06-05 07:51 CDT
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