Place Saved Conversations Top Left Navigation
"Saved" conversations should appear under "Activity" or somewhere else in the left bar navigation as shown in the screenshot below.
Currently "Saved" appears in the sub menu of my profile
Eric D commented
Amen! Switching between contexts in Teams is actually pretty slow, around 2-4 seconds per switch. Hopefully the multi window idea that was previously brought up [and started?] is coming up soon.
Kirk Munro commented
Please move the "Saved" functionality to the shortcut bar on the left side, directly beneath activity, and show the number of saved items. If I save something it's because I'm not finished with it and want to come back to it later. Today when I save items, they "disappear", until I click on my profile image and select Saved to view those items. Saved items are important, and I want them front and center at all times. Please move Saved out of the profile menu and into the shortcut menu as shown below, showing how many items are saved so that users can track them and work to get that number reduced over time.
This function really makes perfect sense when using Teams for a lot of tasks
I don't know if this is possible already but it would be good if a whole conversation in a Team 'Channel' could be saved. I am testing the use of Teams and Channels to see if it can be used in a process that we run which requires a number of people to review a document and provide comment. It is imperative as part of the process to record and keep the whole conversation. Is this available currently?
Nick Chappell commented
I love the use of saved messages but it is cumbersome to get to and is often forgot about. I would love to see saved messages in the sidebar under files for easier access and a quick reminder that it exist so I remember to check it's contents.
James O commented
Ability to pull direct conversations and individual conversations out of channels out to a new window with minimal UI (no activity, chat, teams/meetings/file sections). Added bonus, make these individual windows "dockable" like browser tabs that you can drag off into new windows or drag onto another window to add it as a second tab.
It is a huge pain to use Teams right now if you have multiple private conversations going on and two or three conversations in a channel. You have to keep flipping around between the channel and private conversations, and it takes several seconds each time. And then when you have two or three long conversations in a channel you have to keep scrolling up and and down to that conversation and expanding/collapsing the messages to get either view context or to reduce the visual size, and it's just.. cumbersome.
I miss the days of ICQ, AIM, (well, Trillian) etc., where you could have dedicated window (or tab) for each conversation and at most you only had to switch a tab or window, and not navigating in and out of different areas of the program and scrolling up and down long conversations to try to participate in multiple things at once. Please seriously consider adding support for this functionality.
I encourage your designers/developers to try to have 2 or 3 direct (one-on-one) conversations going at once, then throw a channel with 3 or 4 conversations in that same channel going at once with more than 30 messages each. You will quickly get buried trying to respond and keep up.
The current design works fairly well when the volume of communication is slow, but the design (and slow speed) quickly becomes an obstacle when there's a lot of concurrent conversations going on it once.
It would be great if users can see the like and save option permanently displayed in posts in Conversations section not only when they hover over the post.
David Egerton-Warburton commented
This is feature would make my workflow 10X easier. I don't always have time to respond to or action item in teams immediately. I need to be able to sort the 2 minuet tasks from the longer (do later tasks). I use saved to do this. The trouble with it not being visible on the main LH menu is it is out of sight and out of mind. I would like it to be under the FILES icon and it to have a red dot count on it.
I realize you can save conversations that are important to (me) but these saved conversations don't show for the group. Ideally and a great business case is capturing key decisions or triggers within a conversation that may need to be highlighted and shown within the Team either by a flag, color coding, or similar to the saved feature that can be pushed to the group or quickly gathered similar to the Saved.
Agreed, it's more like the Activity view than a Settings-like feature.
ed hansberry commented
There is a lot of room on the side bar for other icons. Move the Saved icon there, perhaps with a count of items, instead of burying it under the user profile.
This feature is hard to access. Placing it as new tab on the left nav would make it much more usable. Currently when viewing saved posts. it is not very intuitive what section in the navigation you are currently viewing.
Moved the "Saved" section out of the profile and onto the taskbar on the left.
I love the fact of being able to have conversations regarding specific webpages, sharepoint sites, files... but I don't get the point of why they also appear under the Conversation tab. They double the conversations and if you read it from the conversation tab directly instead of from the specific tab conversation, the message loose its sense.
Is there a plan to solve it?
Mattie Brothers commented
Would also be helpful to see a badge of how many items have been saved. It's a great way to keep track of items that you need to respond to or take action on across multiple teams.