How to Set Your Availability in Slack

Slack detects your availability automatically. It sets you as Active when Slack is open on mobile or desktop, and Away if you’re inactive for over ten minutes.

However, you can manually set your availability as well.

Set Slack availability on computer

  1. Click on your avatar in the top right section. Open your profile picture.

    Open your profile picture
    Open your profile picture.
  2. Select Set yourself as active or Set yourself as away. Choose your availability.

    Choose your availability
    Choose your availability.
  3. Your new availability will be displayed. The availability is updated.

    The availability is updated
    The availability is updated.

Set Slack availability on iPhone or Android

    1. Open Slack and tap on the You icon at the button Click on You to open your profile settings.

      Click on You to open your profile settings
      Click on You to open your profile settings.
    2. Select Set yourself as active or Set yourself as away. Set your availability.

      Set your availability
      Set your availability.
    3. Your new availability will be displayed. Availability updated.

      Availability updated
      Availability updated.

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