How to Enable Enterprise Voice for Skype For Business Online User

In this blog post, I will show you how to enable enterprise Voice for Skype for Business Online user using Microsoft PowerShell.

Enterprise Voice

Skype for business enterprise voice turns your Skype client into a telephone and allows you to make calls, create conference calls, voice mails with email integration and many more features.

To enable enterprise voice for a user, the user will need a supported Office 365 license line E5 or phone system.

Get started

This process is a two-way process which requires the usage of the Skype for Business Online PowerShell module which I will show you how to install it.

Once installed all you need to do is to enable enterprise voice using a PowerShell cmdlet.

Download And Install the Skype for Business Online PowerShell Module

To install the module use the link below.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=39366

If you the installation fails because of a missing Microsoft Visual C++, Download and install it from the link below.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-au/help/2977003/the-latest-supported-visual-c-downloads

Connect to Skype for Business Online

Once my module is installed, I will connect to Skype for Business Online using PowerShell with the code below.

It is recommended to save it as a .PS1 run it.

Import-Module SkypeOnlineConnector
$userCredential = Get-Credential
$sfbSession = New-CsOnlineSession -Credential $userCredential
Import-PSSession $sfbSession

Enable Enterprise Voice

To enable enterprise voice to my user I will connect to the service using the code and run the cmdlet below.

Set-CsUser -Identity UPN -EnterpriseVoiceEnabled $true

Once the cmdlet run, it will take a few minutes to be enabled, make sure you log off and log on from the client.

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