HOW TO: Set a status message in Microsoft Teams

This is a useful function to let colleagues know if you are available or not and provide information as to your availability at a glance

To do this click on your Profile icon and select Set status message

Enter some information about your current status such as ‘At Lunch’.

Optionally select to ‘Show when people message me’ so that if someone messages you they will receive a reply with your current status.

Select a time that the current status should apply for