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How To Stop Status Alerts Of a User In Microsoft Teams

Stop Status Alerts Of a User In Microsoft Teams
Written by Hassan Abbas

Stop Status Alerts Of a User: Microsoft Teams is a collaboration tool software that is in direct competition with Slack. It offers you the ability to create hold meetings, particular teams, voice and video chat with your team members and much more. Also, it makes a brilliant service to get you and your team working from home apparently.

Microsoft Teams also provides you lots of customizability that is used to make your production workflow more efficient. You can also analyze your team’s progress on each project. It helps you to calculate completion times, budgets and also identify issues areas in your workflow. You can also address this issue to improve the whole work efficiency of your team.

Microsoft Teams offers the feature is the ability to receive push notifications whenever a team member is online. Administrators can also use this feature to keep a record of work timings. Also, address inconsistency and ensure smooth and transparent communication.

But if tons of freelancers working remotely then the ‘<username> is now available’ notification can certainly end up being an irritation because of its regular frequency.

Did you know that you can disable this feature in Microsoft Teams? Follow our easy guide below that will help you to disable ‘user is now available’ notifications on Microsoft Teams.

Step 1:

Initially, open your browser then login to your Microsoft Teams account page.

Step 2:

Choose the ‘Chats’ menu from the left pane.

Step 3:

Now move to find the user that you like to disable the status notifications for.

Step 4:

Now hover the mouse icon on the username to uncover the menu button. Also, tap on the menu button.

Step 5:

Tap ‘Turn off notifications’.

Notifications will now be disabled for that specific user and you shall stop receiving ‘user is now available’ notifications simultaneously.

How to turn off notifications in bulk for multiple users

If you like to turn off this push notification for several users, there is a menu for that too.

Required:

You want to be an admin of the group to be able to set notifications.

Step 1:

Initially, open the Microsoft Teams settings menu. Tap ‘Notifications’ in the left pane.

Step 2:

Also, move down and tap on Manage notifications.

Step 3:

Tap the ‘Turn off/Disable’ button for the users you like to disable status notifications of. In case you like to get status notifications for any new user.  Enter his/her name/email in the search bar on this screen.

All done!

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Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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