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  1. notification sounds

    Right now, the sound notifications make is not very attention-grabbing, and it's the only option. It would be great if you could choose different sounds for different notifications, as you can in Outlook and other Microsoft programs.

    108 votes
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  2. Notification Sound

    Please add a louder notification sound. Can 't hear it.

    39 votes
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  3. shifts notifications

    SHIFTS: Notifications for upcoming shifts
    StaffHub sent an email to the user assigned to a Shift, to remind them of an upcoming shift. It would be very helpful to have this as an option Teams.

    128 votes
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  4. Ability to turn off "Member joined the team" notifications

    Create a setting to turn off "Member joined the team" and "...removed Member from the team" posts in the General channel.

    163 votes
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  5. @mentions from word, excel, powerpoint and onenote in Teams

    Today when you @mention someone in word, excel and powerpoint an email notification is being generated. I can understand in a way it is designed that way but at the same time that goes against how you (MS) is marketing Teams to be the collaboration platform and not Outlook.
    I would much rather have the notifications show up in Teams when being @mentioned from a document instead of having an email. Then you can start working right away and continue the comments within Teams. There should be, at least, an option or switch where you can choose to have the…

    18 votes
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  6. Flashing Icon in task bar for unread messages

    Teams icon pinned in taskbar doesn't blink orange anymore when I receive new messages. I cannot find an option to turn this. Was this removed?

    523 votes
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  7. Notifications in Activity Feed for Planner Tasks

    Notifications should be created in the Activity Feed for Planner Tasks, as soon as
    1) Comments get created on Tasks that I'm assigned to
    2) a Planner Task gets completed

    24 votes
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  8. Differentiate Notification Icons for @Mentions - Personal, Group, Team. Channel

    @Mentions are very powerful, but end users need a way to quickly scan all of their teams and channels and quickly prioritize tasks/responses. Currently, you see the same designation (a red @ sign) on a channel even though the mention could be just you, an entire Office group, the entire channel, or even the entire team. Each of those should be a different color and end users should be able to change notification (email, banner, etc.) options based on those 4 categories. A personal @mention is likely more pressing and important than an @mention to an entire channel or team.

    27 votes
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  9. Settings > Notifications: Notification sounds need to allow more options

    “Notification sounds = Off” will disable all sound notifications, including disabling the Call notifications. What I’d like to do is to disable Mention and Chat notification sounds for example, but keep Call notification sounds. This can't be done at the moment as only 3 options are available:
    All
    Call, mention and chat
    Off
    We would need additional options to cover all use cases.
    Thanks

    71 votes
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  10. Keep incoming call notification topper than message notification.

    When you receiving an incoming call,the call notification will be displayed. If someone sends you a message, or you are in a group chat, the new message notification will be always on the top, which prevents you from accepting the call. and you have to wait for all of the messages notification disappear. It is very inconvenient.

    17 votes
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  11. Channel notification settings: ability to change default via admin center

    Please add via Teams admin to change the default Channel Notifications for "All New Posts" to Banner and Feed" vs default to "off."
    This is very important vs relying on team members to change this setting themselves per channel.

    Let them change it if they don't want to receive notifications for certain channels. If you have over 30 channels and like 10 different teams, going through them all to change this settings is terrible especially if you NEED the notifications for the majority of them.

    25 votes
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  12. Notification Banner Only on First Message

    Rather than having a notification banner pop up for EVERY message, make it an option that you only get the banner for the first message you receive in a series.

    33 votes
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  13. Automatic DND when presenting

    Automatically set status to Do Not Disturb/DND when presenting or sharing screen like on Skype. It's very inconvenient when banners for personal chat notifications come up during meetings, sometimes the content is not to be shared with others. If not that then allow for the option to not show actual text in the banner notifications.

    326 votes
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  14. Notification sound: Sounds need to be much louder AND we need to be able to choose from several different sounds, as we could in Slack.

    Notification sound: Sounds need to be much louder AND we need to be able to choose from several different sounds, as we could in Slack.

    31 votes
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  15. Send notifications to multiple devices regardless of presence

    Currently, if you are using Teams on multiple devices (e.g. mobile and desktop app), notifications will be sent to one or the other depending on your presence.

    Please can you provide an option to send notifications to all devices, and clear them on all devices if a notification has been viewed on one?

    9 votes
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  16. Provide option to suppress "Joined the Team" and "Left the Team" messages in Org-Wide team

    Please provide an option for administrators to suppress the "Joined the Team" and "Left the Team" messages that are automatically added into the conversations stream. This would be a nice feature in any Team, but is really important for the Org-Wide team.

    Because of the nature of our business model, we have a high turnover / churn of employees -- so every day there are multiple messages about who joined the team and who left the team. This noise causes the actual content in the General channel of our org-wide team to be pushed off the page. We try to…

    22 votes
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  17. About Team image change

    I want to add a function to confirm that the team image has changed.

    6 votes
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  18. Teams does not respect "Do Not Disturb" on MacOS.

    When I set my Mac to "DO NOT DISTURB" Teams still pops up notifications. This is really annoying when I'm sharing my screen in a meeting.

    61 votes
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  19. Default notifications for every channel

    Every channel should have notifications auto-enabled, which could be muted at the user's liking. Muting could be enabled/disabled in the admin center in the event that a channel is of great importance and needs to send out notifications to everyone. In the attached screenshot is the option to "Notify me every time there is a new post in this channel". This should just be automatic.

    20 votes
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  20. Select pop- up

    There are tow options for the chat pop ups, have them or not. I think it will be usefull to be able to select the people we from whom we want to have the pop up. Advantege, we can be sure that if our boss need us we will get the pop up, but wont be distrub by everybody who pings.

    9 votes
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