Outlook displaying status as Appear Away(whitebox)

ITBuddy 1 Reputation point

My company uses Teams and Skype.
User reported that she's available on Teams and Skype but on Outlook 2016 she appears away (white box instead of green box).

I had to do some digging and research to find out this is an existing bug.
Below are the changes I made in registry.
Green box appears next to users name in outlook when user is working. Hope this helps everyone.

HKEY_CURRENT_USERS/Software/IM Providers/Teams

Change default value to Teams.
Once you update, restart machine.





Outlook Management
Outlook Management
Outlook: A family of Microsoft email and calendar products.Management: The act or process of organizing, handling, directing or controlling something.
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