Need a quick chat with a colleague but their status is set to busy? Or want to talk to a teammate before they get pulled into another meeting? This quick 2-minute video tutorial will show you the steps to follow to get automatically notified when someone becomes available on Microsoft Teams.

This feature is known as ‘notify when available’. It allows you to receive a notification for when someone’s status changes on Teams. The notification will pop-up on your screen and let you know that person is free. It’s easy to set up – just follow these simple steps. This is a great feature when you want a quick question answered without having to schedule a meeting.

Microsoft Teams is a feature-rich and user friendly online shared workspace. It’s helps to unify your workforce, enabling teams to have productive meetings and conversations through instant messaging, video conferences and voice calls. Microsoft Teams is a core platform for collaboration, so it’s important you know how to get the most out of it.

If there’s anything that you’re struggling to do in Microsoft Teams, you can head over to our YouTube channel. We have a range of short tips and tricks videos for the apps across Teams and Microsoft 365.

Give your teams the digital skills they need

There’s a significant digital skills shortage in the UK. Approximately 17 million people nationwide lack the basic digital skills they need to participate and be productive in the modern working world. This includes  the use of cloud-based collaboration and productivity tools, like Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace.

But that’s where we come in…

848 is a Microsoft Gold Partner and cloud-first IT provider to businesses across the UK. We have a range of instructor-led end-user training courses covering Microsoft 365 and Office apps. Training can be delivered both virtually and face-to-face.

We can help you boost the digital skills within your business and enable your employees to master the entire Microsoft 365 suite. If you would like to learn more, get in touch with a member of our team today.