Chat Sort and Grouping
The ability to create custom groups to organize private chats.
Also allow users to sort their private chats within the new custom groups and the existing favorites group.
Manish Arora commented
Yes, this will be super helpful. In my company we get around 100 projects each day and for almost every project we create a new chat based on people involved in that project. As i have to oversee all projects, i have more than 500 active chats and it becomes very difficult to manage them. if we can have group of group chats so i can create groups like "Important Projects", "Secondary", "Other Projects", "IT related", "Management related" etc, i can keep only collapse the ones not so important and focus only on what is important. currently we just have pinned and recent which becomes very messy for me.
And having groups and subgroups would be even better.
You can create groups at the chat. But then you have to add each member one by one. I have 12 teams with +/- 30 members each, so I need to add a member 360x... It would be nice if you could create a group of a team at the chat, so that each chat will be automatically added.
Steve Turetzky commented
Sorting and/ or grouping of Chats would be helpful to me, as I have many Chats and sometimes have to use the Search feature to find the one I want. I would say it is a medium, not high, priority.
Trevor Bidle commented
Being able to have established chats grouped by team or function would make my chat window manageable again. Slack recently added this feature and it has been a great time saver.
Eric Morissette commented
Same here, I have many groups, over 200 employees and it's a real mess, I would really love to be able to group my chats.
Zen Traveler commented
Groups within Chat have a default alphabetized sort. We need the ability to arrange our custom chat groups in the order we choose.
Ravi Sharma commented
Added my Vote too. Absolutely required!
Bethany Shore commented
Absolute must for larger teams with multiple sub-groups such as Testers, Engineers, Management, etc.
Cayle Downs commented
I manage a team of professionals, engage with other professionals on projects and various tasks. It would be great to be able to move those professionals into groups that I could collapse or expand when I need to message someone. Similar to the ability to group in the Contacts list.
Yes! We had this with Symphony and now the volume of chat rooms are hard to manage
Ability to sort chats into groups - prefect if you have multiple team types, devops, QA, developers, etc., and a long list of private chats.
The current design is very tiresome to find the person's name you want to communicate with.
The command line is not a viable workaround, since you can't use it to GoTo a chat, and even so, it is also time consuming to have to type it out.
Adam P commented
I agree, this seems like it would be an easy add. I have had a number of users ask about this.
Michael J commented
Yes, this is a really great feature of Skype - being able to group the departments and see the online status.
It would be great to group your chats or sort your contacts into departments etc