Availability in Cisco Jabber for Windows 11.7

Document created by Cisco Documentation Team on Aug 5, 2016Last modified by Cisco Documentation Team on Aug 8, 2017
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Change Availability Status in Cisco Jabber for Windows 11.7

 
There are several ways that you can change your availability status:
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    Click the drop-down arrow next to your availability status on the main window and choose a status.

      

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    Hover over the Cisco Jabber icon on the taskbar and choose a status.

      

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    Right-click on the Cisco Jabber icon on the Windows system tray and choose a status.  

      

  
  

Create Personal   Status Messages

   

You can create    personal status messages to replace the default messages and tell your contacts    what you are doing at a glance. Cisco Jabber saves the three most recent    personal status messages for each state. You can select your status messages    from the drop-down list on the main window.   

    

      
Step 1    Insert your     cursor in the status message field on the main window.    
Step 2    Enter your     personal status message.    
Step 3    Press the      Enter key     on your keyboard.          

Cisco Jabber     displays your personal status message.     

     

Manage Status Requests

Some deployments of Cisco Jabber let you manage notifications when people request to view your availability status.


       
Step 1    Select File > Options.
Step 2    Select the Privacy tab.
Step 3    Select one of the following options:
             
Option Description
Auto-accept requests from contacts inside my companyCisco Jabber does not notify you when someone inside your company adds you as a contact.

Cisco Jabber notifies you when people outside of your company add you as a contact.

Auto-accept requests from all contactsCisco Jabber does not notify you when anyone adds you as a contact.
Prompt me for each requestCisco Jabber notifies you when people add you as a contact. When Cisco Jabber notifies you, you can select the following options:
  • Allow - Lets the person view your availability status and send you instant messages.

     

  • Block - Does not let the person view your availability status or send you instant messages. Adds the person to your block list.

     

  • Add to contacts - Lets the person view your availability status and send you instant messages. Adds the person to your contact list.

     

Step 4    Select Apply and then OK.

 

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