Online status options in Communicator

The following table shows options for broadcasting your availability to other contacts and for controlling interruptions. Online status is also known as "presence."






Communicator Available icon

You are online and can participate in conversations.


In a Meeting

In a Call

Communicator Busy icon

You are online but might be unable to communicate.


Be Right Back

Out of Office

Communicator Away Icon

You are online but might be unable to communicate.

You can send and receive messages.

Do Not Disturb

Do Not Disturb

You are online, but contacts who send you a message will receive an alert saying that the message was not delivered.

You can send messages, but will not receive them.


Communicator Appear Offline icon

You have signed out of your account.

See also

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