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Allow removal of suggested contacts

Please remove/turnoff Suggested contacts from bottom left

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  • Keith Calmes commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Very confusing our organization doesn't NOT want o see a list of names except if in same group membership. Most names appearing do not have a license for Teams

  • Addison LeMessurier commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    As you can see from the previous comments, no one is looking for improvements to this. It is a useless feature that wastes screen space and is just one more thing we have to avoid accidentally clicking on.

    There are no circumstances under which this feature could ever be useful. No one is looking for a third party’s (Microsoft’s) opinion on who they should be talking to within their organization in order to do their job.

  • m commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    option to "discard" specific suggestions? I'd rather be able to just turn it off! I am constantly clicking on the arrow to hide the list so how does an option to discard people who I'm not looking at anyway help me?? I just want to get rid of the clutter all together!

  • Daniel Smith commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    My goodness - it's really taken 2 years and 3 months to implement such a basic feature? Good to hear it's finally being worked on though.

  • audrey campbell commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Good it is so frustrating having people and teams you don't know don't want to engage with popping up when it starts, what a stupid idea!

  • Dave commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    The Suggested list includes people who've left my organisation, and whose Azure accounts have been deleted.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Wow! You started working on it only 2 years after first suggestion has been made. The Road Runner would be so proud of you.

    And seriously, there are TONS of ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL features waiting to be introduced for YEARS. Are you really OK with that?

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please allow a feature to remove suggested contacts. Absolutely no reason that we should have to have this

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please allow a feature to remove suggested contacts. Why keep indefinitely? There are dozens of reasons to allow users to remove contacts, no reasons to not have the feature and control for the user.

  • thnthgrl commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Add the option to remove/hide a suggested contact, this is IMPORTANT! Like others, the user should have the choice to not see the name of someone who has caused harm to them in the past. Seeing a particular name in a suggested contact list gives me panic attacks and I should have the option of blocking that contact, which is available in most other social media platforms.

  • BMC commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes, I to agree this is un-necessary the option should be to add not remove.

  • Paul Allard commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is very annoying feature and, for me at least, is just screen clutter.

    Please provide the option to remove it or have it default (and stay!) collapsed.

  • Matt Linder commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Cant believe this is NOT an option, wait yes I can, look who wrote it.

    If MS isn't going to fix all the half a__ options missing/broken how about open source teams!

  • tammy t commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes, last thing I want to see is name of former boss who verbally abused me on the regular. Get rid of it!

  • BBB commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It seems to have some kind of algorithm. The top 5 people appearing on my screen are the ones I dislike most.

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