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  1. Add team channel notifications, push to mobile device, show number of unread messages in each Chat and Teams and channel

    Show toast when message is posted to Team channel that is followed.
    Show the number of unread messages in the Icon, on the tabs and on the channel. (mobile and desktop)
    Push the notification to mobile devices.

    We shouldn't have to go look at the channel to see if its bolded. Users want to glance at the icon, if a number exists then they know there are unread messages. They don't want to have to hunt for the unread messages.

    Almost every other team app and social app does this.

    30 votes
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  2. Teams Notification follow Windows 10 quiet hours

    If I setting Windows into "quiet hours", Teams Notification always popup it.

    Let Teams Notification follow Windows 10 action center - "quiet hours" setting.

    Thanks

    30 votes
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  3. Add notification/alert like skype

    There should be a notification/alert pop up when there is a message, someone goes offline or comes online...

    Refer SKYPE notification settings
    This is very important
    We have started using this app recently and because of no notification we are missing notification/messages needs out attention....

    28 votes
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  4. Better notifications

    I always miss new chats. Any way to make notifications more obvious? Previously I used Slack and the icon in the dock (I'm on Mac) would hop up and down and show the number of new messages. If I'm not actively looking at Teams, I don't know if there's a new message.

    28 votes
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  5. Use Same Notification Sound in iOS App as Desktop App

    You are relying on the default push notification sound on iOS. It would be helpful to have a custom notification sound for Teams notifications so that I know which app is pinging me without looking at my phone. This sort of thing is trivial to implement for an iOS engineer (I know because I've done it before).

    Hopefully you can use the same sound between the desktop and the mobile apps. Thanks!

    28 votes
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  6. Working Hour Notifications

    A way to set your 'working hours' in your profile settings to only receive notifications within that time-frame. This way, we can leave work and switch off without continuing to get notifications on our phones.

    28 votes
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  7. Push Notifications for Microsoft Teams

    Instead of being sent direct emails for changes, comments, uploads etc. in teams. It would be more useful to have push notifications so we can be immediately notified. This would spend up and improve the functionality of Teams as we wouldn't have to continually check our Outlook mailbox.

    27 votes
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  8. Sounds

    Make a sound when a message is sent out to groups or individuals. It is hard to keep track if there is no sound. Thank you! ....unless we just can't figure it out...in that case maybe make a buttonthat has easy access to change sounds and voulme.

    27 votes
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  9. Teacher is notified when students submit assignments

    Teachers should be able to turn on notifications for when students submit assignments, especially if they are late. Currently, teachers are not notified when students submit anything and if it's late, the teacher will have to open past assignments to see if anything has been submitted.

    27 votes
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  10. Notification Pop Up

    It would be great if the user can decide where on the screen a notification pop up is shown. It is very often hiding buttons to the bottom right which is annoying.

    26 votes
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  11. Notifications on the Taskbar icon

    Taskbar icon could flash when a new message is posted / Number of unread messages could show on the taskbar icon, as skype does. Emails are not being received when messages are posted either

    26 votes
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  12. Doesn't get sync automatically on mobile

    After chatting on desktop, it doesn't get sync automatically on mobile till the time you open the app on mobile and wait for the sync, it should be realtime.

    26 votes
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  13. Control notification when Add members

    Team's administrators sometime would like to avoid the automatic built-in email welcome message sent to a new member when he/she's being added to a Team but sent a custom message in a later time explaining the new members the whole contact of the new team they've been invited to. Option to uncheck email notification (similar to what SharePoint provides is very needed to address this scenario.
    In addition, the timing of sending this email welcome message should be changed to after all members at this cycle are being added so admin can regret and remove from the list potential members…

    26 votes
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  14. Microsoft Stream videos hyperlink

    Now Teams support Stream as a tab., thanks.
    Next step is to be able to create a hyperlink for each added video in Teams to be able to create a conversation/notification about each newly added video.

    26 votes
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  15. Adding a separate notificiation option for group chats.

    I do not wanna see a pop-up message when i recieve a new message in a group chat. I would like to recieve a pop-up message when i get messaged directly.

    26 votes
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  16. team notifications

    there are no obvious notifications in 'teams' .. you have to click in to 'teams' when you remember to do so, and then you can see the teams you are a part of.. if there is new conversation, it will be bolded... but again, you have to remember to check into teams. On 'Chat' it shows a notification so I am able to remember to check that - but am always behind in my team updates.

    There needs to be some unity between the chats so I can remember or a better notification.

    25 votes
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  17. notification

    Facebook has a concept of "Turn of notification for this post" on per conversation basis on a post where someone is tagged or added a comment. So people don't get spammed if they choose not to be notified on a certain conversation.

    Currently in Microsoft Teams the Notification settings only allows user to turn it off for all conversations and not on per conversation basis.

    25 votes
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  18. Mute channel timer

    Great work on the new mute channel/chat feature. However, I think this would be vastly improved by adding a timer funtion (like facebook messenger). This would allow you to permanently mute a channel/chat or mute it for a set period (30 mins, 1 hour, 4 hours, 1day, 1 week for example).
    This means that when you are concentrating on work and don't want notifications popping up every second for stuff that is currently irrelevant, but don't want to miss future team chats it gives that ability. I hope that explanation makes some sense.

    24 votes
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  19. Notifications should be customizable to make dock icon bounce repeatedly

    New incoming messages are very easily missed due to lack of visual and repetitive notification. The teams icon in the doc should bounce repeatedly AND show the red notification bubble whenever new messages come in. This should happen regardless of whether the Teams window is active/selected for those with multiple monitors to still have that visual prompt. Users should be able to select what criteria they want to trigger this notification - i.e. Incoming messages for all groups/channels, Messages where I am mentioned, Direct messages to me, Incoming messages for channels I follow... etc. Look at what options Slack allows…

    24 votes
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  20. Datadog

    Integration with Datadog (or any other third party monitoring/alerting system) is horrible in terms of UI/UX.

    The attached images used for comparison show the stark difference.

    This needs to change for better.

    Generic issues which when addressed would cover a whole range of such integrations would be

    1. Rendering of inline images
    2. Rendering of inline html

    Am sure devteams on MS Teams are already working on it, but if not, this seems important enough to be taken up if users need to switch from comparable competitors.

    Thanks!

    24 votes
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