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View additional Calendar statuses in Google Chat

 

In addition to seeing when someone is out of office, you can now see additional Google Calendar statuses like “In a meeting” or “In focus time” in Google Chat. 



We hope by surfacing these additional statuses, this will make it easier for your colleagues to identify appropriate times to message you.



Additionally, the Admin control for Calendar availability will be updated to include configuration options for displaying “In a meeting” or “In focus time” blocks.



Admins: This feature will be ON by default and can be disabled at the domain or OU level.

End users: If enabled by your admin, your Calendar status will be visible across Google Workspace products.

End user availability 

Android & iOS:

Rapid and Scheduled Release domains: Gradual rollout (up to 15 days for feature visibility) starting on March 14, 2022

Web:

Rapid Release domains: Gradual rollout (up to 15 days for feature visibility) starting on March 14, 2022
Scheduled Release domains: Gradual rollout (up to 15 days for feature visibility) starting on March 25, 2022

Admin setting

This feature is available now.



Available to all Google Workspace customers, as well as G Suite Basic and Business customers



Google Workspace Updates

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