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  1. Search by City Name / Location

    People still using Skype becose this simples function to search by City Name or location is not added on Microsoft Teams.

    1,408 votes
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  2. Search chat

    Ability to search a chat. Sometimes the need arises to go through a previous chat but getting to the chat just by scrolling is hectic. An option to search for a specific chat in the chat window would be helpful.

    80 votes
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  3. Enhance the "Search" feature to search the comment fields AND "" search options

    It seems that the search feature does not include the comment fields. At least when I attempted to search for a name that I remembered placing in a team card comment, it wouldn't come up - so it must only search the "Task Name" field. Please consider expanding the search fields to include comments - and while at it, consider allowing specific searches using "" so it ONLY searches for a given search string

    93 votes
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  4. search options

    Search functionality:
    1. Limit Search To:
    * All of Microsoft Teams
    * All Chats
    * Only chats including [select input]
    * All Teams
    * Only Team(s) [select]
    * All channels in a team
    * Only channel(s) [select]

    The search function is currently very poorly received across our area because it is just a massive search string.

    I would like the ability to restrict a search by Team and/or Channel and/or Individual
    In order to have a more targeted search result
    So that I can more quickly and efficiently find the correct result.

    Additionally - searching in User Feedback Forums is…

    189 votes
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  5. Search within chat

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

    27 votes
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  6. Search Teams chat

    I use Teams very intensively these days and I am included in many teams. But, there is an option which is missing me a lot - searching chat by some word.
    So, can you please add search option to Teams Chat to be able to find topic which we discussed.

    25 votes
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  7. Enable "Changed Global Policy" in audit log search

    Enable activity "Changed Global Policy" to see what changed in global policy and who made the changes.

    Because some customers' environment requires multiple Global Administrator, while some GA make changes in global policy without authorization.

    If the audit log search is not enabled with Changed Global Policy, it would increase the difficulty of management and restore global policy settings if the policy is not archived.

    19 votes
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  8. Recover library files searcher on SharePoint site from Teams disappeared with the last actualization.

    Now to search by words in Teams we need to go to the SharePoint page. It’s not logical, since, if the two applications (SharePoint and Teams) are integrated it's not natural you have to use both. Moreover, the general search bar that appears at the top of the SharePoint page is not as useful as it doesn’t specifically search for words within the library documents, but does it in all Teams Pages.

    Regarding request case: 20206972

    13 votes
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  9. I want the ability to see who is viewing a channel

    I want the ability to see who is viewing a channel

    7 votes
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  10. Unable to search distribution groups to add them as participants in Live Events

    Unable to search distribution groups to add them as participants in Live Events

    9 votes
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  11. Filtering search results within Files by Channel

    When you search in teams, you can filter search results within Messages by Team and Channel. However, when you can only filter search results within Files by Team. Would be great to be able to filter search results within Files by Team and Channel.

    19 votes
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  12. Function to delete search history in Teams

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    Microsoft Teams の検索履歴を削除する機能
    Function to delete search history in Teams


    ■Description(内容):
    Microsoft Teams にて、ユーザー・メッセージ・ファイルなどを検索した履歴を削除する機能の実装を要望します。

    Please add a way to delete the history of users, messages, files etc. searched for on Teams.

    7 votes
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  13. Please provide search option in the chat box like whatsapp.

    It would be nice and quick , if we can search any text in conversation or in chat windows

    11 votes
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  14. 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.

    51 votes
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  15. Search tab for each group chat

    Introducing a separate search tab for each group chat. The search will be limited to the respective group, without showing results from other conversations.

    6 votes
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  16. Enable Searching by Cost Center (who is in cost center xxx)?

    In Skype, you could enter a cost center number and it would show you all the people that currently had that cost center assigned to them in their contact information. Unfortunately, Teams does not operate the same even though it is presented in the same manner when you hover over the person and get their contact information.

    In addition, it would be great if the AI in the Who app would be able to recognize more of the cost center or department based questions, such as who is in cost center XXX? who is the manager of cost center xxx?

    7 votes
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  17. Search within each chat / conversation

    Search should be enabled within each chat/conversation instead of a single generalized search.

    5 votes
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  18. On the [Share with Outlook] screen, remove the display restriction during search.

    On the [Share with Outlook] screen, remove the display restriction during search.

    In the past, when I was searching for email address recipients, my address was also shown, so it used to be easy to find, but now I have to enter a string for every address.

    It is very inconvenient, but I would like you to realize comfortable operation as before.

    6 votes
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  19. Restrict guest users' search function

    Guest users are able to search internal users that are not in the same team by type in their full address into the search bar.

    We want to restrict this search functionality from guest users.

    4 votes
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  20. Search within a Chat

    Search within a chat

    98 votes
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