Set your Status

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Your status information provides availability information about a contact and helps you decide the best way to communicate with that contact. For example, you see that a co-worker’s status indicator is green in your Contacts list, indicating that she is Available.

What do you want to do?

Status that you can set

Status that is set automatically

Set a personal note

Status that you can set

To change your status, from the myinfoscreen, tap your current status and then from the SET YOUR STATUS screen, select one of the following presence status:

  • available

  • busy

  • do not disturb

  • be right back

  • 0ff work

  • reset status

Status that is set automatically

The following presences appear automatically in your status area.

  • inactive- this means that your computer hasn’t been used or that you have not used Lync on your mobile phone for x number of minutes. The default is 5.

  • offline

  • unknown

Set a personal note

When you change your Automatic Replies (Out of Office) settings in Microsoft Outlook, the note that you type there also appears in the personal note area in Lync. This note remains in Lync until you cancel the note in Outlook or type a new note in Lync.

To set a personal note, do the following:

  1. On the my info screen, tap in the note area, and then type any kind of note you want.

  2. Select the done at the bottom of the screen to save the note. The note will appear with your contact card.

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