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Can I set status message, such as an "Out of Office"?

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An Out of office status message appears automatically in Circuit after you turn on the "Out of Office" reply in Outlook, so that other people can see you are not in the office before they try to reach you. The Out of office status message appears to people who are on the same Microsoft Exchange server as you and are currently connected via Circuit to their Exchange account. They can see it in your profile, next to your presence icon and at the top of the User details section, as well as in the header of the 1-to-1 conversation they have with you, next to your presence icon. They can also see the automatic reply message you have set in Outlook, by navigating to your Circuit profile and clicking Show details.

If you do not use Outlook, you can still let other people know what you are doing, if you are on vacation, busy, etc. By providing a free text as your custom status message, you can broadcast that information to others, so that they know why you might not respond quickly or at all for some time.

  1. To enter your custom status message, do the following:
    1. On the web client and Desktop App, click the presence icon next to your user name.
    2. On the iOS client, tap and then navigate to My status.
    3. On the Android mobile client, go to the top-left side navigation drawer and navigate to My status.
  2. Then:
    1. On the web client, Desktop App and iOS mobile client type a message in the Status message field.
    2. On the Android mobile client, tap My status and type a message in the Status message field.

    Your status message automatically changes. Other people can immediately see your new status message by clicking or tapping your name or avatar.

    You can also see how your status message is displayed to others, by visiting the preview pane under Settings > General > Privacy on the web client and Desktop App.

    Note:

    In case you have opted out of sharing your presence with other Circuit user, your status message will not be displayed to them.

    Note:

    In case you have turned on the "Out of Office" reply in Outlook and you have also set a custom status message, both status messages can appear in Circuit. People who are on the same Microsoft Exchange server as you and are currently connected via Circuit to their Exchange account will see your custom status message displayed next to your presence icon and the automatic Out of office message displayed at the top of the User details section in your profile. All other people will only see your custom status message.

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