Appear Offline is invisible with EnableAppearOffline and CustomStateURL policies set in Skype for Business 2015 (Lync 2013)

Applies to: Skype for Business 2015Microsoft Lync 2013

Symptoms


Assume that you set and use the EnableAppearOffline and CustomStateURL policies in Microsoft Skype for Business 2015 (Lync 2013). When you sign in the client, you cannot find the Appear Offline state in the presence list.

Resolution


To fix this issue, install the December 6, 2016, update (KB3127976) for Skype for Business 2015 (Lync 2013).

Note Lync 2013 was upgraded to Skype for Business in April 2015.