Turn on or off Quick Contacts in the To-Do Bar
The Quick Contacts section in the main Outlook window enables you to access and collaborate with your Microsoft Office Communicator contacts.
You can view contact presence information, send e-mail and instant messages, schedule audio, video, and Web meetings, and place phone calls with Microsoft Unified Communications.
The Quick Contacts section appears at the bottom of the Outlook To-Do Bar. The section can be increased or decreased in size by dragging the vertical resize bar at the top of the section. When the mouse pointer hovers over the resize bar, the cursor changes to .
To turn Quick Contacts on or off, do the following:
On the View tab, in the Layout group, click To-Do Bar.
Click Quick Contacts.