Changing your online statusAdded by IBM on January 26, 2015 | Version 1 (Original)
|Your online status includes your availability, your location, and is displayed in the left Status action bar on an iPad, or at the top of the Contact List on an iPhone. People who are logged in can see your online status.
In addition to changing your online status, you can customize the message that is displayed with your availability and manage your list of locations.
To change your online status message:
Parent topic: Managing availability on the network
- Tap on the status toolbar (iPhone) or status icon (iPad).
- From the Status menu, you can configure the following items:
Table 1. Status Options
|Community||Choose what Connections Chat community to use, if you have more than one. |
On iPads, this option is available under the Settings panel.
|Status||Change your status to one of the following options:|
You can customize the messages displayed for any selected status option. For example, if you choose "Away", you might customize the message to say "At a doctor's appointment." You can also add or remove messages for any status option. Use one of the following methods to customize the message for the option chosen or to modify the list of messages.
- In a Meeting
- Do Not Disturb
Note: To display the list of messages for the selected status option, select the current message under the Status Messages section.
Existing message cannot be edited. They can only be deleted.
- To use an existing message, choose one of the available messages.
- To add a new message, choose the Add action (iPad) or the New status message row, then type the new message and select Save.
- To remove a message, press Edit and select which message to remove.
|Background Status||Set the status which appears when the Connections Chat application is put in the background (for example, opening a different application and making it the focus). You can also set how long you want to remain online once Connections Chat is put in the background.|
|Share Location||Shows your physical location. This row is not editable. |