Set Custom Status in Gmail and Google Chat

Set Custom Status in Gmail and Google Chat

🌟 Tip of the week - Set a Custom Status!

In Gmail or Google Chat, in addition to "Do Not Disturb" and "Away," you can actually set your own custom status by selecting "Add a Status" in the top right corner

You can even add some personality by choosing a corresponding emoji (🎧 Focused Work) to really stop co-workers from pinging you with annoying questions 😏

(click here for the full gif walkthrough)

⌨️ Keyboard shortcut


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I'm Jeff. I'm a full-time Googler and part-time YouTuber. I enjoy sharing practical tips around interviews, career, and productivity