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How to use Microsoft Teams Priority Contacts?

Published: 5 January 2022 Last updated: 16 March 2022

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Priority contacts can be set within Microsoft Teams so you can receive notifications for calls and messages when you have the ‘Do not disturb‘ status set.

  1. Within Microsoft Teams select your profile icon in the top right hand corner. This will be your initials or a profile photo you have set.
  1. Select ‘Manage accounts‘ from the drop down menu.
  1. Select ‘Privacy‘ from the left hand menu, then select ‘Manage priority access
  1. You can search and select contacts using the search bar highlighted below.
  1. You can remove contacts from the list by selecting the ‘X‘ next to the contact.

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How to turn on do not disturb?

How does availability status work in Microsoft Teams?

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