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About availability and presence status
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- The desktop app automatically detects and displays a user’s availability status as one of four states: online, away, busy, and offline. You can also manually set your status by right-clicking on your avatar.
To view presence information, a contact must authorize the presence relationship. If a contact accepts a presence subscription, his or her presence will be shown automatically.
Automated location detection is supported as part of presence. You can choose to disable it in Preferences or via a separate pop-up dialog.