Client Registry Keys (Part 3)

February 26, 2014

Client Registry Keys – Part One (General & Personal Tab)

Client Registry Keys – Part Two (Contacts List & Status Tab)

Client Registry Keys – Part Three (My Picture & Phones Tab)

Client Registry Keys – Part Four (Alerts, Persistent Chat & Ringtones and Sounds)

Client Registry Keys – Part Five (Audio Device, Video Device, Call Forwarding, File Saving, Recording & Lync Meetings)

Client Registry Keys – Part Six (IM Tab)


My Picture Tab

DescriptionReg KeyValuesClient Policy
Hide my pictureN/AN/AN/A
Show my pictureN/AN/AN/A

All of the picture settings appear to be stored in the database.  I’ll go hunting for those at a later time.

You can control some of this via client policy.  You can use the DisplayPhoto policy with these settings.

NoPhoto – Photos are not displayed in Lync 2013.

PhotosFromADOnly – Only photos that have been published in Active directory.

AllPhotos – Photos from AD or URL are disabled.

Phones Tab

DescriptionReg KeyValuesClient Policy
My Phone NumbersN/AN/AN/A
Turn on TTY ModeEnableTTY0/1N/A
Join meeting audio fromJoinAudioConferenceFrom0/1/2 … *N/A
Before I join meetings…AllowOverridingDeviceAtJoinTime0 – Automatically Join
1 – Prompt on Join

* 0 = Do not join audio.  1 = Lync. 2 and higher are other numbers listed. For my client 2 is work and 3 is mobile.



Written by Richard Richard is an Office Apps & Services MVP (Teams / Skype) who lives in Minneapolis, MN. Microsoft Certified Solutions Master (MCSM) and MCSM Instructor - when those were a thing long ago. When not writing code, breaking teams - debate coach and avid golfer.
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