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As soon as I start Teams I put my status to not available. Please make it possible to define that as my default status so that I don't need to put it to not available every day and every time I re-start the system. Thanks in advance.

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  • M commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Totally agree.
    I hate that any time I open Teams, I am shown as "available".
    I am not! I am usually busy doing other stuff, just checking Teams in between.
    (Same goes for Skype for Business: Just because I check or reply to messages does not mean I am suddenly "available"). I want my status remain what I set it to (busy, away, or maybe even "show as offline").
    There should be an option to set default availabilty (on start-up, on getting focus) to a fixed value or to "just leave it as it was".

  • Sean Ellis commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    As for all settings, this should be configurable globally, per-channel and per-user.

    So, for example, you can be generally not available, except on the "Emergencies" channel or if the CEO wants you.

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