Changing Your Current Status

Overview

While using Teams, you can put up a status to indicate to other people if you are available, away, or should not be disturbed. You can also set up a message that people will automatically see if they attempt to message you through Teams.

  1. Click on your profile icon in the top right corner of the Teams window.Profile icon in top right corner of page
  2. Move your mouse over your current status. A menu will appear with available statuses to choose from.Selecting a new status
  1. Click on your profile icon in the top right corner of the Teams window.Profile icon in top right corner of page
  2. Select Set status message.Set status message option
  3. A window will appear where you can set your status message.
    • Use the text box to type your custom status message.
    • Check the box next to Show when people message me if you would like your status message to appear above the compose message box when someone sends you a message or @mentions you.
    • Use the dropdown menu to automatically clear your status after a set period of time.Preparing a status message
  4. To set the message, click Done.
  5. To edit or delete your current status message, click on your profile icon once again and move your mouse over the message. Icons will appear that allow you to edit (edit icon) or delete (delete icon) it.Status menu, with options to edit or delete current status message