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  1. Fix search functionality

    Search is quite buggy:


    • disabled users are still searchable (even though their account have no license assigned)

    • not all people with same name are displayed in the result list

    • search in desktop version shows different results than in web version

    Please fix this, it's really hard to work without working search functionality.

    Thank you,

    8 votes
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  2. Online Status of the Users

    sometimes when searching user from creating option, it is showing them offline and when starting the conversation this user is appearing as online

    8 votes
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  3. 8 votes
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  4. Make Teams more like garbage can, less like landfill

    The more I use Teams, the messier it gets. It's like a landfill that just keeps growing. Email is like a garbage can, at least I'm able to clean out old junk that's no longer relevant.
    Today I tried to find a conversation I had with someone from May, without knowing a specific word to "search" for. I had to repeatedly press the "Home" button to go to the short-term top of the chat with that person, and repeat for a few minutes. Or if I knew a word to search, it would have taken me only to an individual…

    8 votes
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  5. Add search button inside conversations

    since you want to replace outlook this is a mandatory feature to have also to be able to delete some conversation from list will be nice.

    Thank you

    8 votes
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  6. Allow us to search messages with specifying posting date in Microsoft Teams

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    Microsoft Teams のメッセージの検索について
    Allow us to search messages with specifying posting date in Microsoft Teams


    ■Description(内容):
    Microsoft Teams のメッセージの検索にて、メッセージの投稿日の日付を指定して検索できる機能の提供を希望します。

    I would like to see the feature to search messages with specifying posting date in Microsoft Teams.

    7 votes
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  7. 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.

    7 votes
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  8. Default to searching for people

    The search is kind of cumbersome. I would like it to automatically include contacts when I search, that's only what I use the search for. But currently it defaults to searching messages. It should default to searching contacts like the Skype for Business Search does.

    7 votes
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  9. Search button scoped to the current active screen

    Everywhere you go in Teams, you should have a search button that automatically filters to the scope of the active screen. Then, whent he search is executed, an option to widen the search to beyond the initial scope.

    So in summary:
    1. Search command bar continues as it does today
    2. New Search button at the bottom of the conversation tab which pre-filters the search results to just that channel
    3. New Search button at the top of Files in the Files tab to search just that location
    4. New Search button at the bottom of the chat window to…

    7 votes
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  10. Ability to Search within Saved Chats Only

    There is the ability to save chat conversations, however, need the ability to only search within those saved chats and not across all chats.

    7 votes
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  11. Search has regressed

    The Search functionality in the latest update to the Teams app seems to have regressed. If you search for something, and find a message with that phrase, when you click on it, it only shows you that exact message.

    No context.

    If you click the "Go to that chat" link, it puts you at the latest message in that chat stream, not where the found message is.

    7 votes
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  12. File search of SharePoint Online document libraries added as "Cloud Storage"

    I have added separate SP libraries to MS Teams as " Add Cloud Storage". When I try to search for files that are located in one of these document libraries which are not associated to MS Teams, no items appear. The only way to search these libraries tis to go into SP online to use the search from there.

    7 votes
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  13. Hello, Please add a extended function in search which would allow to search folders :)

    Please add a extended function in search which would allow to search folders :)

    7 votes
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  14. Search inside the text of Word docs, PDFs, PowerPoints, Excel files, etc.

    The search feature should pull results from inside attachments, like Outlook currently does. This is invaluable when files are frequently labeled poorly. Also, allowing you to choose to only search attachments would add a lot of value.

    For example, a search for a company name that might be in the signature line of a legal document, but not in the file name would still allow you to find the document you were looking for.

    7 votes
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  15. Search hits leads to a file, I would like to see the folder it is in

    When I do a search I ofted find a file (i.e. a pdf), and when clicking the file is opened. But I would like to have the ability to go to the folder where the file is, either after viewing it, and deciding it was not the right one, or directly in the search results.

    Right now I have zero ability to go to WHERE the file was found, because only the team and channel is shown under the file name.

    7 votes
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  16. control f fuctionality

    a way to search within the window you have open.

    Similar to browser functionality and word/excel

    7 votes
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  17. search

    The Search function does not search WiKi pages ?!
    We had thought that Teams might provide a good location to store information on procedures for each of our teams. But the search function does not locate them. We have paused our deployment of teams until this is resolved.

    6 votes
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  18. A feature to search teams from Analytics & reports in Microsoft Teams

    I would request to add a feature to search teams via Analytics & reports in Microsoft Teams admin center.

    6 votes
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  19. 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.

    6 votes
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  20. Search Call History

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

    6 votes
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