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Learn how to find out if a coworker is available to answer an IM.

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The following procedure is optimized for Outlook on the Web.

To check a teammate's availability
  1. From Outlook mail, select an email from the person you wish to contact.

  2. Check the person's presence indicator (on the left side of their picture) to see if they are available.

    Notes: Presence statuses include:

    • Green: available

    • Red: busy

    • Yellow: away

    • Gray: offline

  3. Select the person's picture to reveal the Skype for Business quick menu.

  4. Select the icon of the type of message you wish to send.

Additional resources

For instructions on setting up Office 365 for this tutorial, see the Setup Instructions in Tame your email and calendar.

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