Set presence options in Skype for Business

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With Skype for Business, see if your co-workers are available, or change your own status.

  • Click the arrows by your name to set your presence or location manually.
  • The three most popular presence indicators are:
    • Available SfBPresence_Available
    • Busy SfBPresence_Busy
    • Away SfBPresence_Away
  • Other common presence indicators include:
    • Do Not Disturb SfBPresence_DoNotDisturb
    • Offline SfBPresence_Offline
  • A purple dot appears next to a contact’s name if they’re Out of Office SfBPresence_OutOfOffice_small_dot .
    • You can still IM the contact and they’ll receive the message as a Missed conversation in email, or when they’re online and available again on Skype for Business.

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