This tutorial will show you how to set your status in eChat via from your account in Webmail.
You can set your status to Offline to turn chat "off."
Step 1: To turn on eChat in webmail, navigate to the top right and select Available from the drop-down menu.
Step 2: To turn off eChat in webmail, navigate to the top right and select Offline from the drop-down menu.
You can also set your status as Busy or Away.