Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Lync 2013. This update provides the latest fixes for Lync 2013. This update version is 15.0.4605.1003.


  • After you install this public update, the Lync 2013 version may not be displayed correctly as 15.0.4605.1003. Instead, it may be displayed as an earlier version, such as 15.0.4605.1000.
  • To determine the version of your Lync 2013 installation, follow these steps:
    1. In Lync 2013, click the Options button.
    2. On the Help menu, click About Microsoft Lync.

Issues that the update fixes

This update resolves the following issues:

  • 2941631 Cannot drag a distribution group to change position in your contact list in Lync 2013
  • 2941639 Call forwarding to the Response Group fails in Lync 2013
  • 2941640 Desktop sharing session stops in Lync 2013 when all screen data is updated
  • 2941643 Caller cannot close the window of a transferred call in Lync 2013
  • 2941654 Update sorts and searches contacts by Furigana in Lync 2013
  • 2941658 CTRL+TAB does not work when you switch between conversation windows in Lync 2013
  • 2941682 Instant message appears using incorrect text format when the DisableRTFIM setting is enabled in Lync 2013
  • 2941659 Callee’s name and detailed information is missing from the conversation history of a Lync 2013 outgoing call
  • 2941636 Search fails in Lync 2013 when non-Latin characters are used in a different case from the AD DS attributes
  • 2941635 Can’t sign in to Lync 2013 when Office 365 account UPN differs from domain account UPN
  • 2954951 Slow screen update in application sharing or desktop sharing session in Lync 2013
  • 2955577 Lync 2013 takes a long time to sign in after reconnect to the network
  • 2955579 Lync 2013 displays un-encoded texts in a toast notification or an instant message sent to another messaging client
  • 2955580 Update adds a button to show details about limited functionalities when Lync 2013 connects to a backup pool
Full description of this update found at