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  1. Search setting for guest users in Microsoft Teams

    I would like you add a specific search setting that allows below:


    1. When a user performs user search, s/he is able to search users in the same tenant.

    2. At mean time, when a guest user performs a search, s/he can search only guest users in the team (or Office 365 group) which s/he is belonging to.

    1 vote
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  2. I would like you to add search methods such as Soft-match and suffix search when finding user in Teams

    I would like you to implement Soft-match and suffix search feature when searching users in Teams. Because the partial suffix search doesn’t perfectly work and sometimes we can’t retrieve expected search results unless using prefix or full keywords.

    3 votes
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  3. Allow users to search people only by email address at Microsoft Teams

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    Microsoft Teams のユーザー検索の制御について
    Allow users to search people only by email address at Microsoft Teams


    ■Description(内容):
    Microsoft Teams のユーザー検索において、ユーザーの表示名による検索を制限し、メール アドレスの入力による検索のみ可能とする機能の追加を希望します。

    At Microsoft Teams, I would like to see the feature to restrict user searching by display name and allow users to search only by email address.

    5 votes
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  4. 1 vote
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  5. onenote online search entire notebook

    I just finished moving onenote notebook sections to our new MS Teams notebook. problem is that search functionality is a joke. it only allows searching for keywords on a particular section or page. why can't it search the entire notebook? please make this happen. Its hard enough convincing an aging demographic of workers to accept newer technology, but it becomes a laughable task when something as Common as search is not even done correct

    6 votes
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  6. search redirect to find message block

    For group message search wil not take you to the block where you acutally made the converastion rather than just shows the message.

    This should be working similar to messages found for a single user.

    1 vote
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  7. Add autofill in search bar.

    Having the Autofill enabled in search bar

    1 vote
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  8. Search by position in company

    Because of the high flow of workers in some departments, it would be really useful if the search would have capabilitiy to find people by their job title since there are people who need to communicate but often only have a knowledge of the title, not the name.

    4 votes
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  9. When searching guest users

    I would like you to add a feature that sets each guest user to be shown or hidden in the search result when searching guest users registered in Office 365.

    7 votes
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  10. After search for a document in teams, show the folder it lives in and allow direct access to its link

    After search, for files, in Teams, one can see the list of results, but 1 a) one can not find out where (in which team/channel/folder) the found document lives.
    b) one can not get a URL link to the document (and since it is not possible to see where the document lives, can't even get it indirectly.

    Currently the workaround it so open the document, save as, and from save as see where it is proposed to be saved.

    Often we search because we need to tell someone else where to find the information and the above fixes will help…

    5 votes
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  11. filter/sort non-channel unread chat messages

    "/unread" should also reveal unread non-channel chat conversations.

    "Feed" should also include non-channel chat activity.

    Also, implement (or create option to) sort unread non-channel chat messages to above pinned messages that are not also unread.

    12 votes
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  12. Diacritic insensitive text search

    Currently the message search is diacritic sensitive. Fox example, if you type a phrase like "naive" or "resume", the result set on the Messages tab will contain the exact matches only, therefore the alternative forms like "naïve" or "résumé" will be missing, and vice versa.

    This behaviour particularly affects non-English languages where accents are frequently used and it makes text search inaccurate.

    It would be nice if all versions matched regardless of whether diacritics were typed or not.

    9 votes
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  13. Search tab

    Add an option to search for specific words during a conversation, the way Whatsapp highlights the word to show in what conversation has been used.

    1 vote
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  14. 1 vote
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  15. Search Call History

    It would be lovely to be able to search for phone numbers or names, etc. in call history.

    13 votes
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  16. Make search filters icon more accessible

    Once you hit enter on a search, a filter icon appears on the search results tab. That filter icon exposes many filtering parameters but they are not in an intuitive/visible spot. Instead of hiding that beautiful search feature, put it on the right side of the search bar so that people can find it easily. Also, most people think that the search feature does not have filters at all. This will solve a lot of the results in the "search ideas" here

    5 votes
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  17. Integrate Teams chat into Outlook email search so that Outlook email search results include relevant Teams chats (like Skype does)

    Integrate Teams chat into Outlook email search so that Outlook email search results include relevant Teams chats (like how relevant Skype chats are included in a search done in Outlook email).

    132 votes
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  18. I want to be able to chat only users who want to allow chat

    Since the search of other users is enabled in the default state of the Teams, I want to be able to chat only users who want to allow chat.

    4 votes
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  19. Want to search for Delve profile information for Office 365 accounts from Microsoft Teams

    I would like to use Microsoft Teams to search O365 accounts profile information set in Delve such as Projects, Skills and expertise and About me.

    7 votes
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  20. search for old chat in mobile app doesn't scroll to selected message

    In the mobile app (Android), search for a historical chat (old enough to not be initially visible when chatting with that individual). When clicking on that search result, the chat channel is pulled up but not scrolled to that message.

    I was searching for a chat from 11/26 today (3/4). This is a frequently used chat, so would take forever to scroll up.

    This works correctly in the app on Windows.

    3 votes
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