You can display a personal message that your contacts see in their contact lists next to your display name. For example, you can use a personal message for status details, such as when you plan to be back online. Or, use a personal message to broadcast your current mood or express a favorite quotation.
Change your personal message
Sign in to Lync.
Under your display name, click the Click to create a personal status message box, and then type a new message.
Note: If you have already created a personal message, you can click the existing message and then type a new message.