Set your status message in Teams

Set your status message in Teams

You can set your status message to include details you want others to see in Teams. This gives people more information about what you’re up to.  

FYI—If you have a status message set in Teams, it will not show your automatic out-of-office reply that you’ve set in Microsoft Outlook.  

To set your status message in Teams: 

  1. Go to your profile pic at the top of Teams and select Set status message to view your options.

    Set status message in Teams.

  2. Type the message that you want to show other people in the box. If you want to show people your status when they message or @mention you, select Show when people message me.

    Set your message status options in Teams.

  3. Choose when you want the message to stop displaying.

  4. Select Done and you’re all set.

You can set your status message to include details you want others to see in Teams. 

FYI--If you have a status message set in Teams, it will not show your automatic out-of-office reply that you’ve set in Microsoft Outlook.  

To set your status message in Teams: 

  1. To view your options, tap More  More options button and then tap Set status message.

  2. Type the message that you want to show other people in the box. If you want to show people your status when they message or @mention you, select Show when people message me.

    Set message status and select Done.

  3. Choose when you want the message to stop displaying.

  4. Select Done and you’re all set.

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