Mattermost Peer-to-Peer Forum

What exactly is the activity icon based on?



Is the desktop user activity status based on activity in the browser/desktop Mattermost application or is it based on general mouse / keyboard interaction in other applications running on the users pc?
It seems to be based on the former - can this be changed somehow?



Hi @johan.ferner,

Your activity status is based on your activity in the browser/desktop, so if you haven’t been active on Mattermost itself for 5 minutes, your status will become “away”. If you want this behaviour changed you can share it on our feature request forum:!


There is already a User Suggestion marked as planned to implement this: