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  1. Need full capabilities of Planner in Teams

    Right now you can add a new tab for Planner in Teams. However, you are not afforded all the capabilities of Planner in this tab. Its really "Planner Lite." Here are some items you cannot do with Planner in Teams:

    1) If you create a Planner in Teams, it will not be shown in Planner itself!
    2) you can go to the group (in web outlook) wich is automatically created for the team and click there on planner and it will take you to the planner for the new group, which then cannot be displayed at teams, but the team…

    2,231 votes
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      planned  ·  162 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Include Office 365 group calendar in teams

      It would be good to be able to click on a calendar button on the left hand side to get a view of the Office 365 groups calendar as you would in the calendar app. Good for being able to look and get a glimpse of what is coming up with the group. At the moment I have to go back to the calendar to look at it.

      2,111 votes
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        109 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        So it turns out there are some several external dependencies that are hindering our plans for this feature. We are pulling it back into review so we can determine feasibility. Here’s to hoping we find a way to bring this to you — right now its very difficult. We are not taking this off the table though; we know this is an important feature, so we’re tracking the external dependencies to see where they land.

        Thanks,
        Suphatra

      • Allow use of existing OneNotes/documents for channels

        My team has a pre-existing OneNote. It would be really helpful to be able to create a tab that uses this, rather than being forced to start with a blank notebook.

        1,537 votes
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          78 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          It brings me double-rainbow level happiness to give you an update on this item.

          I know I’ve been mum about it, because I work on the Teams team and this feature request is dependent on the OneNote team, which is a building of purple-caped productivity superheroes in another part of campus. But I’ve gone to the promise land and I have good news to share:

          Coding has started on this item. I can’t tell you when it’s going to be done, but I can assure you ITS COMING!

          And you know why?

          Because of your support, enthusiasm, and love of not just Microsoft Teams, but OneNote and Microsoft as your source of ultimate productivity. Thanks for believing in both of these products, using them like champs, and pushing us to make them both better. Me and @LauraCatPJs thank you.

          Sincerely,
          Suphatra

        • Integrate fully with Planner, Sharepoint, and Outlook Tasks, Calendar

          Please integrate more with Planner (hopefully soon with Kanban and timeline visualisation channels for tasks) and/or with sharepoint web parts that do this, so all tasks linked in one place. And Outlook as well (for calendar and emails pertinent to chats and tasks). Until then in effect Teams is yet just another tool to use that is not completely integrated for communication + coordination.

          688 votes
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            23 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            Hi everyone,

            For this item, we’re still working on this and you have likely already started to see updated Planner and SharePoint integrations over the last two months (namely, the ability to “Bring your own SharePoint Online” and also Planner updates outlined here: https://medium.com/@mansoor.malik/a-few-updates-to-planner-integration-in-microsoft-teams-6e9683d1e085). There’s still more to come though!

            Why I’m writing is because I need your help on a related, but different item. Another team, that specializes in our third party integrations, was interested in hearing what tools you like to use and would like to see in Teams.

            Just enter your favorites here:
            https://1drv.ms/xs/s!AryUNzh1ogZzif9Ba8ln1ps_y4Z_eA

            That will help us tremendously! THANK YOU for your continued support of Teams.

            Sincerely,
            Suphatra
            Twitter: @skprufo

          • Enhanced integration with Sharepoint

            Connect Team to existing SharePoint Site.

            Post Team chat to SP microfeed
            Connect team sites onenote if available (replace default notes)
            Add links to existing document libraries (replace default files)
            Add links to existing lists
            Add support for SharePoint taxonomy and managed metadata, SharePoint views etc :D

            542 votes
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              planned  ·  55 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Make planner available in the mobile app

              Please make it possible to access assigned taks in the mobile app

              397 votes
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                11 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 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

                347 votes
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                  working on it  ·  18 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 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.

                  228 votes
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                    8 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Tie "Team" environment to "Planner"

                    Issue:
                    Files/Notes/Tasks created in Microsoft Teams are not integrated with Microsoft Planner

                    Steps to Reproduce:
                    Open Teams and then either (1) Create a new Team, or (2) associate an existing Outlook/Sharepoint Group/Plan

                    Expected:
                    When a File, Note, or Task ("Planner") is created in either Teams or Planner, it should be totally integrated and accessible from both programs

                    Actual:
                    Items created in Teams are totally separate and independent of the actual MS Planner(s) located in https://tasks.office.com

                    Result:
                    It is confusing that work created in one space is not visible in the other and vice versa

                    225 votes
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                      working on it  ·  17 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • See all planner tasks assigned to me

                      It would be nice if all planner tasks assigned to me were aggregated somewhere, instead of requiring me to go into each individual team and then each individual channel to find out what I'm responsible for. To-dos could get lost in the shuffle very easily that way.

                      208 votes
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                        planned  ·  10 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Mobile app doesn't have all the tabs like the web or desktop app does

                        Mobile app doesn't have all the tabs that the web Mobile app doesn't have all the tabs like the web or desktop app does. Example is I added planner and third party website to the team. Doesn't show in mobile app and I get error "can't open the file" when clicking on the app in the conversations area.

                        178 votes
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                          19 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add team wide reminders

                          We have weekly bot reminders currently on Slack and that would be a big advantage to getting our whole team moved over.

                          For example:
                          - Tuesdays at noon: Reminder - team meeting in 30 minutes
                          - Last Friday of month: Finish submitting hours
                          - etc....

                          120 votes
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                            8 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Allow assignment of more than one individual to each task in Planner.

                            Currently, when I create a task I can only assign one person. If I try to assign a second person to a task the original assigned person is replaced by the new person. Thus, I am unable to assign more than one person to a task. In a team based environment it is critical to have the ability to assign more than one individual to a task.

                            106 votes
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                              7 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Allow the central administration of Teams

                              Currently an Admin cannot use the Admin app to centrally administer Groups, Planners and Teams. This creates a number of risks for an organisation: 1) unable to manage ownership; 2) unable to manage storage; 3) unable to manage information life cycles. Just to name a few. From a security and compliance point of view a central admin function is highly recommended.

                              97 votes
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                                12 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Teams Mobile Apps Need Planner & Notes

                                The Teams app (Android and iOS) is a good start but to truly be functional it is essential that Planner and Notes integration with full functionality is implemented. I would assume this is on the "to do" list but I can't express enough how important it is. In my environment I have my staff in the field with access mostly to their smart phones. It feels like we are working with one arm tied behind our backs.

                                Thanks,

                                Anthony

                                75 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Support for planner charts

                                  It looks like in it's current "preview" form, the planner charts that show the circular "status" chart, the "members" bar chart, etc. are not present. It would be great to have these back for each plan that's being worked on. Our Teams use these quite a bit. Thanks.

                                  69 votes
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                                  • Templates for Planner

                                    Would be good if we could have predefined templates for planner that we can then use for repetitive tasks eg onboarding a new starter.

                                    This is a feature we had in Asana and have lost since moving to teams

                                    59 votes
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                                    • Planner Checklist

                                      We should be able to reorder items in checklist without having to delete items

                                      45 votes
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                                      • Create Planner item from Thread

                                        It would be great if there was an easy way to take a thread, and turn it into an item on a Tab, such as Planner. Where we are building a 'helpdesk' team channel with our tickets pouring there (please also see my threading of connector webhook updates request) it would be great to be able to pull the threads into planner and keep track of them there. It would also be great if planner updates would then reflect back to the channel, and where the planner items being updated were created from threads, said updates would occur back in…

                                        44 votes
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                                        • Collapsible Teams Blade

                                          Please allow the Teams list / Favorites / Search to be collapsed. This would improve usage for Planner and Visual Studio Team Services.

                                          43 votes
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