Outlook Not Showing Teams Status (Solved)

If you’ve encountered the frustrating issue of Outlook not showing Teams status, you’re not alone. This problem can disrupt the smooth flow of communication and hinder productivity, especially when you rely on visual cues to determine the availability of your coworkers. But fear not, as this blog post is here to help you resolve the issue.

How to Outlook Not Showing Teams Status

Here are the exact steps you need to take to resolve this problem:

1. Open “Microsoft Teams”.

2. Click on the three-dotted menu icon in the top right of the screen and then click “Settings

3. Go to “General” from Settings.

4. Under the General tab, tick-mark the box “Register Teams as the chat app for Office”.

Once you do so, Office will be registered as a chat app in Outlook. Restart Office and see the magic!


Facing the issue of Outlook not showing Teams status can be frustrating and disruptive to effective communication and collaboration within an organization. However, with the solutions provided in this blog post, you can easily resolve the problem, ensuring seamless integration between Outlook and Teams.