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  1. Add Status Color to MS Outlook

    In outlook you should see the status of the person you're emailing. Right now that's only available if I have skype running. When I have teams on I dont see the red, yellow, green, (or no) status of the person I'm emailing.

    61 votes

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  2. Can you indicate the message was already "read" or "seen", also include the time and day it was read.

    Can you indicate the message was already "read" or "seen", also include the time and day it was read.

    60 votes

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  3. Customise banner size and display time

    Customise banner size and display time

    59 votes

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  4. Notifications when files are updated in a Team

    Team or General channel notifications should be sent when files are updated in a Team. Unless I check every so often, I don't know when files are updated, as the person updating the files doesn't post a comment to the General channel (which I'm following) and updating a file doesn't auto-post a comment to the General channel to trigger watches on the channel.

    The same is true for new files, but there is also an idea already open for new files: https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103-public/suggestions/18719107-notifications-should-be-sent-when-files-are-added

    59 votes

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  5. Banners and Notificaitons

    Allow a settings option where I can choose to have notification banners simply be a general notification--not display the actual body of a chat message visible.

    58 votes

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  6. clear notifications

    It would be great to have the option to clear notifications through a right-click menu on: a) the chat, teams, and activity areas, and b) on the task bar icon itself.

    58 votes

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  7. Better activity notifications when connected to multiple organizations

    When using Teams with multiple organizations, there is no clear notification of new content being posted to organizations outside the current organization. I have to remember to periodically check the other organizations for new content manually.

    This is slowing adoption of Teams with Guest users because Guests aren't made aware of the new content, and people fall back to email.

    In Slack, all slacks/organizations are listed and a dot appears next to any slack that has new content. Some sort of notification system that shows new content across all joined organizations would be helpful. Even better would be a setting…

    57 votes

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  8. Iphone sound notification change

    On iPhone please let us change notification sounds

    57 votes

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  9. Remove Toast pop up

    In the desktop app, enable the ability to turn off toast/pop-up notifications while still allowing the taskbar to flash/show a number of messages

    56 votes

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  10. @mentions from word, excel, powerpoint and onenote in Teams

    Today when you @mention someone in word, excel and powerpoint an email notification is being generated. I can understand in a way it is designed that way but at the same time that goes against how you (MS) is marketing Teams to be the collaboration platform and not Outlook.
    I would much rather have the notifications show up in Teams when being @mentioned from a document instead of having an email. Then you can start working right away and continue the comments within Teams. There should be, at least, an option or switch where you can choose to have the…

    54 votes

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  11. saved

    I use the Save mention feature a lot for later correspondence. Save button is very easy to use on the message but to find the saved message is very hard because it is hidden in the menu. Please place the saved list menu on the navigation bar.

    54 votes

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  12. 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....

    54 votes

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  13. Allow custom alert tones and let us control the volume

    I don’t understand why this feature isn’t available to allow people to choose their own notification tones and adjust the volume. We use Teams for our Corp collaboration tool and when people reach out via chat I never see or hear the notification

    52 votes

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  14. Caller notification on Windows 10 lock screen

    This is similar to other posts about notifications, but I didn't see this specific scenario. We have people who are working in their office either alone or with other people, but aren't using their computer. The computer is locked. When a call comes in from Teams, they want to see who is calling displayed on the lock screen to determine if they need to answer.

    52 votes

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  15. Autofollow the channels to get notifications

    It's better every team member to follow the channel automatically (as a default) and if he (she) decides not to receive notifications can unfollow

    52 votes

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  16. pop-up chat

    When you open an individual chat into a pop-up chat window, it would be nice to have the pop-up chat window have it's own badge indicating there are new messages related to the chat. Currently, if the notifications are missed, the entire Teams app blinks orange and not the individual pop-up chat window. A differentiating indicator would be helpful.

    51 votes

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  17. 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.

    51 votes

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  18. 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.

    51 votes

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  19. Raise hand: make visible in presentation mode.

    hello!

    I am having a hard time seeing if anyone raised their hand in the meeting where I am presenting/sharing the screen.

    If there would be a visual indication on the shared screen or in the small call window to indicate that somebody is trying to make a comment or ask a question by raising their hand it would make things more helpful.

    Thanks in advance!

    50 votes

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  20. Disable chat alert sounds during meeting

    Ability to mute the private chat notification sound during a meeting.

    50 votes

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