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How To Enable Notification When a Team Member is Online

Do you know when someone comes online on Microsoft Teams? Or Do you want to enable notification when a team member is online? Microsoft Teams provides you the ability to collaborate and manage with several teams together. This enables you to handle massive projects remotely with ease while managing transparent communication with each of your team members. Microsoft Teams also enables you to keep a record of your workflow and iron out any issues that could be leading to inconvenience.

Rather than this, you can hold video conferences, share direct messages,  and also create dedicated conversation threads for all your team members for any specific project. The service also provides all the participants ability to change their offline and online status. It’s easy for team members to check when a colleague is available to chat. Also, it can help you to enhance the whole productivity of a specific project.

Enable Notification When a Team Member is Online:

Do you know that you can be alerted by Microsoft Teams when a specific member of your team is online? This is quite a handy feature. It helps you get in touch using a team member on an important basis whenever they are online or available to chat. Follow our easy steps article to allow notifications for when a team member is available to chat online.

Note: You need to have notifications enabled for your browser and ‘’. Alternatively, you can also install the desktop client for Microsoft Teams to receive these notifications.

Step 1:

Initially, Open your web browser and then log into your Microsoft Teams account.

Step 2:

On the left side, you will view four various icons. Tap on the one that is titled as ‘Chats’.

Step 3:

Now move the left pane until you find the team member in question. Simply tap on their name to uncover the ‘3-dot’ menu icon rather than their name.

Step 4:

Tap on the menu icon and choose the option titled ‘Notify when available’.

Now you are all set. When you view the team member is online or available for a conversation. Then you’ll be alerted directly by Microsoft Teams using a push notification.


I hope this article helps you to turn on notifications that will help notify you of a team member’s online status. What did you think about our article? Do you face any problems? Feel free to share your thoughts, suggestions, and opinions with us in the comments section below.

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