Change your Microsoft Teams Status (Presence)


Presence is part of a user's profile in Microsoft Teams (and throughout Microsoft 365 or Office 365) that indicates the user's current availability and status to other users. Anyone can see (in nearly real-time) if other users are available online since the status updates automatically based on your activity. This article provides information on how to change your Microsoft teams status. 

Video Tutorial

Changing your Status

  1. Open Microsoft Teams and click on your Initials or Profile picture (if you have one set) on the top right.

Screen to open the status pop-up by going to your profile

  1. Hover over your current status, and a pop-up will open where you can select a new status.

Teams status options dropdown menu.



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Mon 11/22/21 12:50 PM
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Microsoft Teams is a powerful team-based collaboration tool that provides group chat, channeled conversations, instant messaging, live document collaboration, audio or video calls, and meetings (from one-on-ones to fully-featured audio/video conferences).