From the beginning, when we installed the Microsoft Lync 2013 client, we had a problem with the fact that Lync 2013 does not update the status on the basis of meetings listed in the Outlook calendar.
The result of this was that we had to adjust the status of Lync 2013 client manually for Busy eg.: when a calendar appointment was entered, and then adjust it to Available, after appointment.
Outlook and Lync the online status between the two programs doesn’t work.
In Cisco Jabber and other IM agents, you can link your Presence Status to all meeting types, not just Skype or Teams meetings.
This notification will then get inserted in your contact card that is shown to your contacts.
When you return from vacation, remember to turn off the out-of-office notification.
You have the option to set up to 10 custom locations to provide other Skype for Business users with additional information on where to find you.
Top of Page The presence states are pre-set in Lync and can't be customized or added to.
However, if you want to give your contacts more details about where you are or what you're doing, you can write a personal note, such as “Working from home,” at the top of the Lync main window.
We tried different ways to resolve this problem, and make Lync 2013 to automatically update status: reinstall the Lync 2013 client, removing all data from the directory: As it turned out, after a search we found KB2804472 article published by Microsoft on 01/17/2013, which solved the problem.
We’ve read that primary SMTP address assigned to mailbox is causing problems, with status updates in Microsoft Lync 2013.