Turn online status on or off in Outlook

Turn online status on or off in Outlook

You control how your online status is displayed to other people. For example, if you are unavailable, you can change your online status to Busy presence icon Busy.

  1. Click the File tab to open the Backstage view, and then click Options.

  2. On the People tab, under Online status and photographs, select or uncheck the Display online status next to name check box.

  3. Click OK.

People tab in the Options dialog with Display online status highlighted