Notifications for all messages in a channel
There is no clear way how to enable all notifications in channels. I have channel where I am interested in all messages.
I hope this brightens your Friday — your feature request is here! Our hardworking engineers have been working on this for weeks and we’re happy to report it released yesterday.
To set notifications for all messages in a channel, just click the little ellipses next to the channel name and choose “Follow this channel.”
If this made your Friday, please tweet to us! You can send the tweet to me (@skprufo) or just include the #MicrosoftTeams hashtag, and I’ll make sure it gets to our dev team.
THANK YOU for making Teams better and better with your awesome feedback. You guys are the best.
248 commentsComments are closed
Daniel Kloyber commented
We are experimenting with integrating teams in the CSS business... basically displaying all incoming support cases in a channel and letting SMEs give tips as the cases arrive.
We need a way of notifying people every time a post is added over the connector. Getting alerts for all messages would be awesome. (opt-in of course)
Henry C commented
Definitely definitely. Some channels for us are project forums and similar, so the current approach makes sense, but we also want to have general chat linked to projects and other situations where we'd want to be notified of every message.
Desperately needed. Almost unusable for someone who jumps across multiple projects frequently.
Yoshiyuki Taniguchi commented
I'd like to get all message in a channel! Because, I should get all alerts by bots.
Need the option for a sound, a toast popup and for the taskbar to flash for all messages ASAP.
We want the ability to get notified on keywords or phrases as well.
Adam P. commented
I'm really hoping for all notification options per channel. There are some channels where I want everything to fire so that I don't miss anything and others where I may just check in on periodically (think 'Random').
James S commented
Please include a sound-only option for this...I don't want an email but I do want to hear the notification sound for every event.