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  1. Approvals - Multiple attachments, multi-level approvals

    1st, the apps only allow one attachments to be uploaded, I wonder if it can allowed multiple attachments to be uploaded.

    2nd, sometimes a documents required 2 to 3 levels of approvals. I wonder if Microsoft can allow multi-level approval in specific sequence or order of approvals.

    Thank you.

    102 votes

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  2. Export feature for Approvals in Teams

    Allow users to export Approvals so they can send to others not in the chat or save as a record for auditing purposes.

    86 votes

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  3. Approvals - ability to have sequential approvals

    In our organisation, when sometimes requires multiple levels of approval from Team Leader -> Manager -> Director -> GM. These people don't need, nor want, to see the request until the level below them has approved the request. Would it be possible to implement the ability for "sequential" approvals?
    I've seen that this could be achieved using Power Automate, but just trying to see if it can be contained within the app?

    60 votes

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  4. Approvals - Send email with Approval Confirmation

    I love the idea of the new Approvals app in Team. But I would highly recommend sending an email confirmation once the file has an approval. Being able to save those approvals is beneficial in the IT world.

    59 votes

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  5. Print Approvals

    I just discovered the Approvals app within Teams. This could be a game changer! If only it had the ability to print. There's no point in getting an approval if you aren't able to easily document it.

    53 votes

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  6. Approvals - Weblinks and Sharepoint link option

    This app would be better if the option for attachment was the same as in a teams conversation where you can link to a document in your Sharepoint.

    Currently, as a work around, I'm pasting in a share link that I've created separately into a comment, but it doesn't hyperlink it so you have to highlight, copy and paste... it's really messy.

    In addition, if the comments box enabled hyperlinks - I could share normal weblinks for approval as well.

    42 votes

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    2 comments  ·  Approvals App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback. You are now able to attach SharePoint and OneDrive links to an approval request. We have also started to roll out the ability to attach web links as well.

  7. Approvals - Send Email Notifications

    The Approvals integration in Teams has a lot of potential, but it would be even more useful if it could send email notifications along with the In-App notifications. Maybe it can already, but I couldn't figure it out. Thanks for the help and continued improvements to Teams.

    42 votes

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  8. Approval App to work in Private Channels

    99% of all companies that have created Approvals Channels in specific Teams are Private, as not the entire Division / Department / Team would need to have insight into specific expense reports, overtime approvals or anything else. Thus it is critical that the Approval App work on Private (locked) channels as it currently only works in non-private / open channels.

    26 votes

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  9. Approvals

    To be able to use the approval feature in our world, we would need the ability to resubmit a rejected request after the reason for rejection has been corrected. I do not see this option today.

    26 votes

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  10. Search for approvals

    Search for approvals within the Approvals app.

    25 votes

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  11. Support approvals markup in Approvals App!

    The approvals markup - which allows the formatting of the approval email body - is not supported in the approvals app.

    Many organisations will have approval workflows with markup in place, which also appear in this app. However, the user experience currently suffers e.g. a user opens the approval via the app only to see the markup plaintext.

    Please fix this!

    24 votes

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  12. add "reassign" button in the new Approvals app

    add "reassign" button in the new Approvals app instead of just approved or reject

    18 votes

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  13. Approval Aps Function

    It would be nice to be able to delete old requests for approvals once they have been approved/denied. Even the ones that I cancelled should be able to delete those, too. That way the app isn't full of past items no longer needed.

    16 votes

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  14. Improvements on Teams Approvals

    The approvals app has a lot of potential and has already been useful to our document approval process. Could you please consider the below further improvements?

    • Allow multiple attachments to be added to a single approval, as we often need to do batch approvals on a bundle of records and other documents.
    • Allow authors to send a kind reminder to approvers regarding an approval request, as it can often get forgotten in their Teams chat window.
    • Allow us to completely delete a request (not only cancel it), so it can be removed from the requests list. We have sent a…
    15 votes

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  15. Cannot attach multiple file in approvals App

    Dear Microsoft,
    I would like to ask how to attached multiple file in Approval app. after I attached one file the button add attachment was disable it not allow me to add more attach file.
    could you please give me the solution?

    14 votes

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  16. Change status in approvals app when you approve an item with multiple approvers.

    If an item is created with multiple approvers in the approvals app, the item will not change status until it is approved by ALL approvers. This makes it difficult to manage your work. It would be easier if once you have approved an item it is moved/removed/status is changed to differentiate it from the items that still require your attention.

    14 votes

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  17. approvals app: customize fields

    it would be nice to be able to customize a little bit the approval with extended data like
    links
    dates (expire date or due date for example)
    more than one attachment

    14 votes

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  18. Including CC in Approvals

    Having the CC option while creating a new request for Approvals is needed as not all persons included have to be Approvers. There will be parties who are supposed to enforce or act upon the Approvals once received from the Approver. For that reason, they need to be in the loop too.

    13 votes

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  19. connect an Approvals app to a Teams Channel

    It would be great to be able to connect an Approvals app to a Teams Channel. I realize the current set up is based on personal approvals, but it's a really nice feature that would be wonderful to be able to connect to Teams too.

    13 votes

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  20. Approvals - Allow the attachment of documents from both My Computer and Teams

    I have a need to use the approvals feature. The only option available is to attach a document from my computer. So if i have a document in Teams, I have to save it to my computer to upload it. It should allow attaching a document from Teams, Sharepoint or my computer. Only having the Upload from My Computer option causes additional work.

    12 votes

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