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  1. Improve the Teams search tool

    When I search a keyword, I would like to have all the Teams that contains that keyword in the Team name.

    43 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Include Outlook Contacts in Calls Contact list

    Include Office 365 Outlook Contacts (local) in the Contacts of calls in a way that the data displayed can be changed to fit the needs of the user.

    Outlook contacts are displayed (Thank you) but it is a 1985 display with no customization. Let us control the fields displayed and the size of each field to make this something other than an irritation.

    42 votes
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  3. Ability to search folders and files in channels

    Search for files and folders in the specific channel we are in so that we can easily access those files.

    39 votes
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  4. Make search option available for each group chat, as all chats are online so easy to search.

    Make search option available for each group chat, as all chats are online so easy to search while having to many groups.

    39 votes
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  5. Add search function within each team.

    The overall search box does not allow you to search within a individual team only.

    39 votes
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  6. view public team in tenant

    When user clicks "Join or create a team", public teams are listed.
    Currently, these teams are not of all public teams. Only teams that are related to me or other members are shown.

    Please add options "All public teams" are shown.

    38 votes
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  7. Make search return messages in context of the conversation again!

    This used to be a feature, but now you've removed it?

    If I want to find a conversation I had with someone 6 months ago, my only option is to scroll up, wait for messages to load, scroll up some more, wait some more and so on until I finally reach that part of the conversation timeline.

    Search used to return messages that, when clicked on, took me to the place on the timeline where we had the discussion I'm looking for. Now clicking on the message only shows the message in isolation with no way of seeing it in…

    37 votes
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  8. Search on Partial Names

    I'd like to be able to search on partial names. For instance, if I'm looking for "Robert Smith", when I type in "Rob" I may get 20 people proposed. I want to be able to type in "Rob S" and get Roberts with a last name starting with S. However, the search currently does an exact match. So "Robert" != "Rob" and "Robert Smith" falls out of the results.

    Given names in Teams:
    "Robert Adams", "Rob Dean", "Robert Nice", "Robert Smith"

    As is:
    "Rob" matches "Robert Adams", "Rob Dean", "Robert Nice", "Robert Smith"
    "Rob S" matches no results

    Would like: …

    36 votes
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  9. Search within Chat window

    functionality to search the string within the chat window between two individuals. For example: I have chatted with my colleague about some project say "abc". Now after few months if i go back to chat window to look for the project discussion, I should be able to search with "abc" string and get my chat what we discussed long back.

    35 votes
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  10. Markers on recording to identify chat messages

    When meeting is recorded, it would be great if the chat marker is available on the recording. i.e. when clicking on chat message, it can provide a link to the recording time when the message was posted. The user can easily gain the context of the conversation if such functionality is available.

    When a meeting is recorded, chat feels very disconnected if reviewing the meeting content after the meeting has concluded. Looking at the chat history, the messages may seem very disconnected and without context. I recently had to reach out to folks on the chat and ask them to…

    33 votes
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  11. Search teams in mobile app

    Search in the iOS mobile app does not return teams names, so the only way to find a specific team seems to be scrolling through the whole teams list. Could you please add this feature?

    32 votes
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  12. planner

    In the Planner is impossible search.
    How can I find any text, ...

    32 votes
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  13. Searchable code snippets

    It's not possible to search for the content of a code snippet.

    Would be great to be able to search for parts of the content, e.g. if you want to search for examples where a certain class or library is in use.

    31 votes
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  14. List to all Skype contacts

    From MS Team home page could have a list to all Skype contacts, that way, getting rid from Skype :)

    31 votes
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  15. Conversation subject in chat search

    Chat Search results to include Conversation Subject

    It would be very useful if the search results would include / display the conversation subject. currently search only shows the content.

    30 votes
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  16. Allow activity, chat and channels to be filtered by date only, no search text

    Allow activity, chat and channels to be filtered by date only, no search text. In the current implementation you are required to enter search text before the date filter is available. Users should be allowed to filter by date without the need to enter other search criterial. Teams enables a large of communication to take place and is easy to fall behind, especially after being away from the office for vacations, training, or other reasons. Having the ability to filter by date without additional criteria would allow you to more easily catch up by showing a list of communication for…

    30 votes
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  17. Matching Channels Should Show Up in Team Search

    Channel names that match a search in "Team Search" should show up in the search along with the team they are a part of.

    Depending on how we use the two entities they could be relatively interchangable - a user searching should not have to know ahead of time that the "abc" channel they are looking for is a part of "xyz team"

    28 votes
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  18. Search function is slow

    The search functionality is slow compared to the same function in Slack. It would be very helpful to decrease the time associated with searching within the search bar.

    27 votes
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  19. Allowing Search in the Conversations Tab

    If I remember an previous conversation but didn't tag it. I'd like to be able to go to the conversations tab and search for it.

    26 votes
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  20. Search within chat

    Build a 'Search' for key topics or an important chat from past / chat history.

    25 votes
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