How can we make Microsoft Teams better?

Add team wide reminders

We have weekly bot reminders currently on Slack and that would be a big advantage to getting our whole team moved over.

For example:
- Tuesdays at noon: Reminder - team meeting in 30 minutes
- Last Friday of month: Finish submitting hours
- etc....

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  • Tom Long commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Just to add - to those saying use Flow, that's fine for you and I, but try getting a senior partner at a law firm to use Flow to automate the process of a bot sending a message and then tell me that's a viable solution to what should be a built in feature.

  • Tom Long commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This should be a core feature of Teams considering you're trying to take on Slack. Even if you called them 'scheduled messages' and had a bot pop in a message, that'd be fine.

  • Tania commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please add this feature to MS teams.

    This is the only thing we miss from Slack (everything else seems to work fine)

  • David Cox commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please add this feature! We're switching from Slack to Teams and it's a critical part of my workflow.

  • Clark Walliser commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    We are currently using Slack and considering moving to Teams. Being able to click on a message and port it to MS To Do, or Outlook Task, or other would help drive the decision

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please make this feature happen. Being able to have reminders automatically go to a team or channel would make this tool much more usable.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    We've just migrated from Slack to Teams. The single biggest thing everybody is complaining about is the loss of the slack remind me function. Remember this bot doesn't work in private chats and isn't anywhere near as good as in Slack. We even considered going back to Slack its missed so much.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Any updates on this review? Sounds very disrespectful a company that spends almost 3 years to adopt a feature request. Worst else is spend almost one year just to review it. Even though, we are not talking about implementation.

    Slack has the feature on production for 3 years! Shame on you.

  • Andreas Hagendorf commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Reminder in general would be great. Maybe I want to review a certain conversation later this week, I'll have to add a planner tab to the channel or even create a to-do of some sort.

  • Alex Shnayder commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    not having this feature forces me to use email instead of teams, as I need to be reminded of individual messages.
    And I'm advocating usage of Teams in my organization, lacking this feature makes it rather hard to convince people to use Teams.

  • Sean Westberg commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    You can do this inside Flow. I just built the task in less than 5 minutes. After you build the first task, making other variable versions is pretty easy.

  • Bill Moore commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This was one of the missing key components that forced us to drop Teams and go back to Slack. Not sure how Microsoft can continue to ignore such an important feature that is crucial in getting things done.

    Tap. Tap. Tap. Is this thing on?

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