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  1. Fulltextsearch for Wiki

    It seems like the wiki content is not searchable with the global search

    A wiki you cannot search for entries is useless...

    2,667 votes
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      312 comments  ·  Wiki  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      planned  ·  Warren responded

      This feature is still in the planning stage. No new updates are available at this time.

      -Warren

    • Rename of Team Channel doesn't rename associated Sharepoint files Folder

      When renaming a Team Channel, the associated Sharepoint folder continues with it's previous name. This could lead to confusion.

      2,616 votes
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        183 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        working on it  ·  Suphatra responded

        Thanks for following our suggestion to vote this up on SharePoint. It worked! SharePoint has confirmed that they have already started working on this and I’ll be getting an ETA from them after the holidays. -Suphatra

      • Add a whiteboard.

        Add a whiteboard to share.

        2,605 votes
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          working on it  ·  Warren responded

          This feature request is still being actively worked upon. Good progress is being made, but I cannot share any additional details at this time.

          While we work on our Whiteboard you can also try the third party whiteboard app Freehand by Invision that can be found by clicking the Store icon from within Teams and go to the app gallery.

          Thank you for all the feedback and suggestions.
          -Warren

        • allow any emoji as a reaction, not just thumbs up

          Slack has this: get.slack.help/hc/en-us/articles/206870317-..

          2,312 votes
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            133 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            working on it  ·  Suphatra responded

            We just started testing this feature internally. It looks great!

            I’ll let you know as it progresses through the validation rounds.

            Hope everyone is enjoying their holidays.

            Sincerely,
            Suphatra

          • Better visual delineation between `Reply` and `Start a new conversation`

            It's very confusing to new users that there is a difference between replying to an existing conversation and starting a new one within a channel. This is a visual thing as much as anything else. The 'reply' buttons are not naturally attractive if you just want to start typing a message. There should be a logical gap between the bottom of a conversation and 'start a new conversation'. 'Start a new conversation' needs to be separated visually, as if it's a second order command rather than a first order...reply.

            2,246 votes
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              317 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              needs your feedback  ·  Suphatra responded

              We need your feedback! Which button do you like best? Fill out this 3-question survey here: https://aka.ms/ComposeButtonSurvey

              Also, we’re coming up against some blocks and our previous ship date of end of year is now going to be early next year. Thank you for your patience. :-)

              Please fill out the survey! Tweet me @skprufo if you have any questions.

              Suphatra

            • Read Only channel

              Would like to create a Public/announcements Read Only channel so that only specified members can post. This allows for authorized personnel to make company announcements, but not everyone can post.

              (The request for a Public Announcement channel is complete, since the General channel can be controlled by admins and set to read only)

              2,161 votes
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                61 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                on the backlog  ·  Warren responded

                Due to a priority shift this request has slipped to the backlog. I hate to bring bad news. I will continue to provide the feature team your feedback and votes.
                Hopefully this will move back up in the queue soon.

                -Warren

              • Help us SEARCH and FIND things in Teams

                We want improvements to search:

                CTRL+F SHORTCUT
                I wanto to find messages inside a chat or channel with CTRL+F.
                It’ll allow me to quick search messages in a specific conversation.

                PARITY TO SKYPE SEARCH
                Like in Skype chat, we need to be able to search text strings from conversations

                IMPROVE SEARCH RESULTS VIEW
                I feel as though the conversation view looks a bit cluttered as is, and conversation threads are not as readily identifiable as I had hoped they would be. Some suggestions are: Add the ability to include a Topic Header for a conversation so that you can easily…

                2,131 votes
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                  147 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  planned  ·  Warren responded

                  This feature request has moved to the planning stage. There have also been several small updates that have gone out already, as well.

                  I’ll keep you posted as I hear more about coming updates.

                  -Warren

                • More status options, custom status, and Out of Office

                  MORE STATUS
                  I like the status options in S4B, and so does my boss. It will be important to my boss before accepting the use of MS Teams widely to have a broader range of statuses. Missing statuses are:
                  * In a meeting
                  * In a conference call
                  * In a call
                  * Presenting
                  * Be right back
                  * Off Work

                  Particularly of importance are "Be right back" and "off work". "Do not disturb" is probably sufficient for "in a meeting", "in a call" and "presenting". But, it sure is nice that S4B auto-detects those three statuses (for the most…

                  2,039 votes
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                    187 comments  ·  People/Presence  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    on the backlog  ·  Warren responded

                    This request is still queued within our backlog. No new details yet.
                    -Warren

                  • Ability to pin message/files/articles shared within a channel.

                    Guys, please add pinned items for channels. We often pin important articles/messages/files so that the whole team can see it. Very important!

                    2,024 votes
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                      169 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      working on it  ·  Warren responded

                      This request is still in the works. And it appears most people are interested in the ability to pin multiple items. I’ll circle back to the feature team and give them your additional feedback.

                      -Warren

                    • Hide the reply button under every message

                      The "reply" button is WAY too large under each message. I recommend either making the button just a smaller icon and off to the side of a message, or only showing it on hover.

                      1,948 votes
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                        192 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        declined  ·  Warren responded

                        Hate to be the bearer of bad news. This item has been declined. There will be no work to hide or remove the reply button.

                        As many people have commented, a big ask is to help improve how people distinguish between giving a reply and starting a new message.
                        For that the focus will be on this item. “Better visual delineation between `Reply` and `Start a new conversation`”
                        http://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103/suggestions/19224826

                      • Need read receipts

                        Mobile working, Asynchronous working of teams is a common phenomena. Read receipts let us know if the message has been seen, so we know it can be acted on. Critical when large numbers of the team are mainly mobile workers.

                        1,918 votes
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                          186 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          working on it  ·  Suphatra responded

                          So happy to share that this is off the backlog and we are actively working on it!

                          -Suphatra

                        • Integrate with Windows 10 notification center

                          Use Windows 10 notification center for notifications

                          1,915 votes
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                            51 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            working on it  ·  Warren responded

                            This is still being worked upon. Though I don’t have any details I do know the devs are really digging into this one, so I hope to have more information in the near future to share with you all.

                            -Warren

                          • Integrate tasks in planner with Outlook Tasks & Calendar

                            Every time you create a task in planner via Microsoft Teams and assign it to someone in your organisation/team it would be nice to see that task in outlook as well. I want to know and to be alerted that I have a task assigned to me without having to lon on to Microsoft Teams.
                            It would be great to have a place to see how many tasks have been created in a team/channel and the status of each one.

                            1,896 votes
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                              117 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              working on it  ·  Warren responded

                              This is still being worked upon. I hope to have more details in the next couple months.

                              Please know the team is actively working on this feature.
                              -Warren

                            • slash commands are a must-have

                              Slash commands for just about every type of function are a must have. They are familiar and easy to use without having to touch your mouse, they are UI-agnostic. Admittedly not terribly discoverable – but the UI is even worse, as their is no real option for auto-completion of UI elements, now is there?

                              1,765 votes
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                                60 comments  ·  PowerBar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                partially done  ·  Warren responded

                                The slash command changes are still in the works. I hope to have more details to share soon.

                                -Warren

                              • Use built in notifications for macOS

                                Notifications built into the OS (which all apps I've seen use other than Outlook and now Teams) are more functional and allow for more user control. Most importantly, they honor Do Not Disturb settings, which is critical.

                                1,762 votes
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                                  201 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  working on it  ·  Warren responded

                                  This request is still actively being worked upon, but no new details are available.

                                  -Warren

                                • Make "Teams" and "Chat" the same Tab

                                  There is no reason that Teams and Chat should be different top level categories in the left navigation. They are the same thing, perform exactly the same function, and making two different items simply confuses the navigation and makes badge notifications and discoverability much more difficult to use.

                                  Please combine Chats into the Teams tab so that you can browse all conversations in one place rather than needing to navigate to different tabs to see different conversations.

                                  Chats and channels perform essentially the same function, which is talk to some people and collaborate. Forcing the user to check two different…

                                  1,654 votes
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                                    219 comments  ·  UX/Design  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    under review  ·  Warren responded

                                    This feature is still being reviewed by the feature team. No decision has been made yet. I’ll keep you posted.

                                    -Warren

                                  • Rename General channel

                                    Make it so we can change the name of the General Channel.

                                    1,474 votes
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                                      255 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Unread message count on Chat, Teams, channels

                                      Right now there is a unread message count badge on the Activity tab icon (I guess you only get that if you have followed any channels?). However I would much rather prefer if the badge was on the Chat and Teams tab icons so I can see where there is activity. Currently collapsed teams are also indicated having activity. Expanded teams should have the same indication.

                                      Furthermore, the unread activity badge on both the Activity and the application icon count unread channels. I would prefer a message count.

                                      1,465 votes
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                                        71 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        under review  ·  Warren responded

                                        This item is still under review by the feature team. I have no details as to when a decision might happen.

                                        -Warren

                                      • Notification for Planner Tasks

                                        Planner and Teams just needs a notification - when a task has been created for an assigned user that user should receive a notification - currently we are doing a work around by starting a conversation with a mention of a member name
                                        thanks

                                        1,380 votes
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                                          70 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          This is currently in internal testing rings at Microsoft, and the feature team is targeting a release to the public in early Q2.

                                          Stay tuned!

                                          ~Alex & the Teams team

                                        • Skype integration (Consumer Federation)

                                          It would be nice to integrate public Skype (not Skype for Business) into Teams. I am able to chat with Skype for business users within my organization but when working with external clients I still have to go back to public Skype. If I could even just simply chat and call with Skype users as well that would allow me to use Teams as my sole communication platform.

                                          1,379 votes
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                                            285 comments  ·  Video and Phone Calling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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