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  1. Show entire conversation on with search results

    Currently when you search for older messages and select a result Teams will only return the one result. If it's a conversation from 3 months ago where I only know a handful of words I really am looking for some context, and showing the surrounding messages (like slack or discord) would help a ton.

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  2. Improve the behavior which shows duplicated user name in the reach result

    Teams search result shows two duplicated user names when searching with full email address of the user via the search or type a command box in Teams. Either of them redirects me to the correct chat page, but I would like you to fix this behavior to show only one suggestion.

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  3. Search should include special characters

    Searching for a person called "René", I can't just type "Rene" - it has to be "René". This works in other Office products, but not Teams.

    So, please make search a little smarter on that point.

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  4. Include team private chat title in search

    When I've renamed a teams group chat I am not able to find the chat with search if I search on the group title. Searching on words in the chat does work, but I would like to search on the group chat title/name.

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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

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  6. 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.

    2 votes
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  7. Add Semi-Private Teams that are searchable and joining is by request

    Last February (2018), Microsoft announced that private teams would be discoverable by searching. After negative user feedback, the updated was revoked.

    To solve the problem of not being able to search for teams that are not public (which anyone can join), I would suggest that in addition to Private, Public, and Org-Wide teams, that Microsoft add Semi-Private teams. The only difference would be that they would be searchable/discoverable (like Public teams) but instead of anyone being able to join the team (like Public teams), a user would request that they be allowed to join the team. The owner of the…

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  8. 2 votes
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  9. private teams should have option to be hidden from search or not

    Users can not search for private rooms to ask for membership approval. They can search for public teams but those can not be member approved by owners.
    We would like to have an option when creating private team whether it is hidden from search or not so users could easily find us and ask for membership.

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  10. Quick Search for Teams and Channels

    Ability to do a quick search for Teams you are already joined and also for channels. Pls make just a quick text box in the upper part of the teams and channels panel on the left side. Not a big deal for you, but a big deal for us!

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  11. UnifiedAuditLog

    Json string output from the Search-UnifiedAuditLog cmdlet it looks like lines are getting truncated at 3062 characters.Looking for increasing this limit.

    2 votes
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  12. Team channel people search

    Instead of 2 search buttons that don’t work well, one search button that shows any match for people, Teams, channels? I hate that searching for a channel, if it isn’t completely spelled properly, it doesn’t show. So then you search thru all teams, point and click to open more than 5 channels, which really, really gets old...hunting for the channel.

    And, I’d really like to know who is on a team or a channel when I’m about to send a message.

    2 votes
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  13. Teams does not find files in folders

    When I search for a file, Teams finds the files that are stored at the root level, but not the files that are inside folders.

    2 votes
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  14. Searching text

    Search history

    2 votes
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  15. 2 votes
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  16. Searching contacts using partial names

    Searching using a first name (e.g. Thomas) usually results in a list of several people with that name (with different last names). Then you need to use TAB to select the right one. Slow and not very convenient.

    Alternatively and it's the way some other apps to it, you could search using the first letters of the first name (e.g. Tho) and beginning of the last name (e.g. Jef for Jefferson).

    This way you'll usually get a unique result using only 2-3 letters of the first and last name. e.g. th je usually finds the right Thomas Jefferson ;)y

    2 votes
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  17. Search and filter through tasks/assignments

    It's a must for us considering to use Team channels as groups with different assignments

    2 votes
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  18. Search function on mobile app should also show files.

    When you search on desktop team app the results ‚messages‘ ‚members‘ and ‚files‘. When you search on mobile app (iOS) the search result is only ‚messages‘ and ‚ members‘. You should also search files on mobile apps.

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  19. Search doesn't default to people

    I expect to search people in teams to find who they are, or start a conversation with them. Every time I search I see no results and then I remember that I have to switch to "people" tab. I recommend having a global search; why have two tabs and an extra click to find people results? Reduces efficiency and creates user frustration.

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  20. search notebook contents

    The contents of OneNote Notebook files need to be searchable. The fact that MS has a wonderful search capability in SharePoint and such bad searching in Teams is difficult to understand.

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