Instructions: Install YakChat for Skype for Business
Please Note: You must have administrator permissions on the computer where you want YakChat to be installed. It is also essential that you unpack the .zip file before installing.
Important: YakChat for Skype for Business is only suitable for Windows operating systems and does not work with MacOS. Please use YakChat for Microsoft Teams if you are using MacOS. You can find installation instructions for YakChat for Microsoft Teams here.
Windows File Explorer should now open to show the .zip file contents.
If this doesn’t happen, then simply click on the downloaded file in the bottom left corner of your browser, or go to your file download location using File Explorer.
Now click on the Extract All icon to unpack installation software.
If you have already installed and registered, using the YakChat App, skip to step 15.
However, if this the first time you’ve used YakChat, and you’ve not pre-purchased the service, you will now be asked to complete YakChat’s Free Trial Registration page.
On the first page, simply enter:
1) Your name,
2) Your MicrosoftTeams login email address
3) Your contact number.
Then click Next.