Integrate with MacOS notifications
Notifications built into the OS (which all apps I've seen use other than Outlook and now Teams) are more functional and allow for more user control. Most importantly, they honor Do Not Disturb settings, which is critical.
We are getting closer, and are still working thru some bugs, but hope to release this as part of a Public Preview pack in early 2021! (Windows 10 released with the December 2020 pack this week)
You can learn more about the new Microsoft Teams Public Preview program here: https://aka.ms/TeamsPublicPreview, and Teams administrators can find documentation to manage which users will see the Public Preview option here: https://aka.ms/TeamsPublicPreviewAdmin
🥳 maybe released on April 1st?
still hate it!
the roadmap has been updated. its official - march 2021! I absolutely believe this will happen.
btw. you have forgotten to move it on your roadmap: https://www.microsoft.com/en-au/microsoft-365/roadmap?filters=&searchterms=66743 it's march and you will release it february but your failure is you have written down a year.
just to let you know - I still hate it.
Bence Wax commented
Why is that I only saw MS products on macOS being 'unconventional'? Without focus but cursor on top of the window scrolling doesn't work, topbar items missing or in strange places, etc.
And Teams, the worst of all... I can forgive 'About Microsoft Teams' just opening a banner or no proper 'Settings', clicking three on the dock icon to finally bring up a window, which is rendering for seconds, missing icons, clunky drag-and-drop, upload status bar lying BUT the notifications? I don't think I need to list the issues with the notification system, countless comments did it before.
I try to avoid Teams as fire and use Slack but a work environment socialised on Skype for Business is hard to find there...
People don't want to sit in starships/underwater, but work without frustration. This is madness.
Also I feel with every 'update' the client is becoming worse in performance and having more bugs.
Is there some kind of a hate towards the macOS client inside MS?
The month is almost over which means its time for the release target to move.
Roger Weiss commented
This feature has to be the most anticipated feature in any of the Microsoft Products I've ever waited for.
Its currently a massive (can't stress how much) flaw and the source of much frustration in basic operation as Teams is our Company's daily driver. Command Tab to the hidden notification is the one frustration. The next is having to get out of maximized view of my main window every time a call comes in so I can find the background notification window.
For the love of all that is holy, please role this fix out ASAP, so I an start loving Teams again
John Porter commented
Please integrate ASAP!
Wow - this would help address one of the most annoying issues! Cant wait!
just to let you know: I still hate it.
Again, I hate it!
Vick Khera commented
Any business about to deploy Teams to their organization should be forced to read this thread, especially the comment made on January 25, 2021 below.
This app really goes out of its way to be a bad Mac citizen. Just work like every other Mac app out there, including all editing shortcut keys, please.
I hate to be rude, but how has this taken so long for MacOS? It was asked for 5 years ago and been "in development" for 3 years. This is just BS. Like others have said, it's literally 10 lines of code. I've done it myself and Mac development isn't my full time job.
Sadly, when I see things like this, I really wonder what MSFT's commitment to MacOS support really is, or perhaps they just don't have some people using Teams on a Mac internally to understand the importance of this. It also makes me doubt the value of these forums are they are essentially a bit bucket. We can go to Slack and get features within months and accurate time estimates.
Even Webex were smart enough to move the notifications to the bottom right corner of the screen so they don't fight with the OS.
Where do these comments go? If they go into a Teams channel make sure you check under the native macOS notifications for your Teams notifications because they will be under those.
These resources might help as well:
So tired of not being able to answer calls while working in full screen apps. Please, notifications.......
Any update? Between 1 and 10 what is the chance that the roadmaps target (now Fed 2021 but it changes every month) is accurate this time?
Faceboole co commented
Just to let you know - I still hate this app.
Just to let you know MicroSoft: I still hate it!
Teams, a messaging/communication application, four years after this issue being brought up, still does not have functional notifications.
It concerns me that Microsoft found it acceptable to release Teams without proper notifications in the first place. It should be beyond embarrassing that the issue is still not fixed.
This is an oversight that affects the productivity of a signification portion of your users. Please, demonstrate that you value your paying customers' time and experience. Many of us would greatly appreciate it if you could prioritize delivering an acceptable fix.