Is there a way around apeaaring away on Skype? Coming from PwC so not used to this big brother nonsense since they use G chat.

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Can you adjust settings so it delays how long it takes to show away? And also go into computer settings and adjust so screen activity is not dependent on mouse move.

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I just leave my status on away 100% unless I need to switch to DND during a presentation

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“mouse juggler” Or ya know... just work.

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Move mouse

Is there a way to appear on online when my computer is shut?

Don’t even log on in the first place

What about no? If Europe : claim gdpr :)

Usually communication is the best policy. I just let my boss/client/whoever know that I'll be periodically away from Skype for a few hours and to call me if they need anything. If that's not an option, just write a quick mouse juggling script in notepad.

Went through the same exercise .. what my colleagues do - always stay away ... I hate them but it works You can remove the settings which says it can identify you on laptop vs mobile ... Then have app on phone ... Periodically keep opening it ... I sometimes just open the Skype app and keep it open on phone and I have my phone setting to 10 min without auto lock

Only workaround that works for me is opening a PowerPoint presentation in slide show mode. This usually keeps the computer from going to sleep. Thus, keeps your status green. But you need to keep your computer on and connected to the internet. Up side: i can go get lunch and my big brother supervisor isn’t worried. Down side is that I still have to get my work done and respond to messages I get on Skype.

You can just change the settings that your Skype status always says available and doesn’t drop to away or inactive. Go to settings and change the time duration before it switches

Install Skype on your phone and log on from your phone. So you appear online.

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