Scheduled Service Change: Lync User Setting Adjustments
As per the description, following the modification, the subset of Lync users from the early adopter phase who were provisioned when Microsoft had this feature enabled will no longer have the ability to modify their Lync contacts from other Office applications. Those users will have to use Lync to modify their Lync contacts. This is the current state of Lync contact management for the bulk of Lync users and will make everyone's functionality consistent.\n\nNo other change, outage, or impact is expected from this setting modification.\n\nThe bulk of current Lync users are already set to the configuration this change will implement, so they should experience no change. The population affected is a small subset of the early adopter group (about 400 users).
There is no workaround for this issue
Internal testing of Lync has discovered that the ability to add/remove Lync contacts in one Office application (such as OWA or Outlook) and then have those changes appear in Lync was working for some users but for not others.\n\nUpon investigation, it ...