Better notification control, especially sound options
Right now (3/5/19 update) the only options for sound notifications are All; call, mention, and chat; Off.
I want sound notifications for call, but not chat or mention. Grouping calls with chats for sound notifications is odd - calls are usually important but sound notifications for every chat message is excessive.
I don't like the fact that I can't have just the banner without sound or just the sound without the banner. We need to make this more customizable for user preference. Or we go back to Skype.
They need to make notifications highly customizable. Everyone wants something different. I don't want banners but I do want sound. Currently I can't have sound unless I also have banner. No bueno. Make notifications highly customizable and make us all happy to have been forced into Teams
The ability to change the notification sound is a pretty popular request for Teams. It spans multiple posts, but all with the general theme of allowing the user to adjust the sound played and the volume. It certainly isn't easy for one whom is hard of hearing, but even worse that a low 'bloop' is the answer to gather one's attention. Some people work in noisy environments.
Charles Rube commented
Would also like a way to toggle the inbound call prompt on the app for those people who have Teams desk phones. They don't want anything displaying on the screen, just on the phone.
I would certainly want to change the notification sound for Teams, so I know it's Teams that is notifying me of something. Even better would be the feature to change notification sound for any channel.
Also being able to have a chat sound EVEN if I'm already focused on that chat in Teams. I want to have a sound every single time I get a message no matter what!
Jyrki Perämäki commented
Please give us the same options for sound as we had in Skype for Business!
I agree, sound notification is needed.
I need this also. Please include this basic feature.
I agree, the sound is way too quiet when you're not in a chat and irritating when every line is accompanied by a noise. Please give us the same options as we had in Skype for Business. I want to be able to choose the type of sound and how loud it is.