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  1. Enable notifications for Incoming Webhook messages

    Whether I follow a channel explicitly or not, no banner notifications or message count indicators show for messages from Incoming Webhooks.

    There is a StackOverflow question for this as well: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/43764022/how-do-you-get-notifications-from-a-webhook-connector-posting

    Thank you!

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  2. Allow for Secure Notification Banners without Text

    Please allow for Banner notifications to have a function where the banner only shows who the message is coming from and not display text. This is a more secure/private notification function that is easier to recognize than a the desktop icon that blinks.

    37 votes
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  3. Upgrade Windows notifications experience

    When my Teams application is minimized and I get a message, a notificaiton pops up on my screen. However, if I DON'T click on it and go to the app directly and view the message that created the notification, the popup on the screen does not disappear. Make it so the notification clears, please.

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  4. Archive Notifications

    It is difficult to keep track of what Notifications have been read or responded to. I propose the addition of an archive or hide option to remove Notifications from the list.

    37 votes
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  5. notifications

    Chat Notifcations
    Currently if you have a chat with multiple members you get a notification for every single message even if they are in rapid succession. Can you allow for notifications based on keywords or only if a message hasn't been sent after a certain time period?

    As it is you can only fully turn off notifications or fully turn them on and in chats with active discussion you get blasted with notifications.

    36 votes
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  6. sorry, we ran into a problem

    Where do these "Sorry" error message go after they pop up and disappear?
    There does not appear to be any way to "open" the message. Clicking on it does nothing.
    Is there somewhere we can go to find out what the issue was?

    36 votes
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  7. Disable or mute notifications when not attending a meeting

    Ability to disable or mute notifications for a meeting you are not actively attending.
    Consider the scenario of being double booked or optional for a meeting and you don't join. There is no need for the Chat/IM popups and dings to occur, instead I should look at my activity feed and can then choose if I need to review or not.

    35 votes
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  8. New Notification Type - Sound Only

    Users need to hear a notification sound when new chats come in, but do not want an email / banner coming in because they are continuously sharing screens with others and confidential information is being seen if the Teams app is running and banners are on.

    Currently - Sound set to All - but if Chat is set to off, we don't get a Sound. The only way we hear a sound is if Chat is set to Banner or Banner Email.

    We need an option to set Chat and other notifications to Sound Only

    So options should be:

    Banner …

    34 votes
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  9. Notification at file upload on team

    Notification should be come in conversation tab when any body upload a file on team. Other wise other team members don't get the update about that file.

    34 votes
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  10. Team chat doesn't show notification when app is minimized

    Team chat doesn't show notification when app is minimized

    34 votes
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  11. Notifications when files are updated in a Team

    Team or General channel notifications should be sent when files are updated in a Team. Unless I check every so often, I don't know when files are updated, as the person updating the files doesn't post a comment to the General channel (which I'm following) and updating a file doesn't auto-post a comment to the General channel to trigger watches on the channel.

    The same is true for new files, but there is also an idea already open for new files: https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103-public/suggestions/18719107-notifications-should-be-sent-when-files-are-added

    34 votes
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  12. Mark all Channels as Read

    It would be great if we can please have the ability to mark all Channels in a Team as read.

    At present, if you go to a Team, and you have 30, 40 or more than 50 channels, you will see that all the channels are bolded. This indicates you have not read the content.

    So at the Team level, and even the Channel level, it would be great if you can right-click, and select “Mark all as Read”

    This would be especially helpful when you are added to a Team that has many Channels. When I am added to…

    33 votes
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  13. Add notification/alert like skype

    There should be a notification/alert pop up when there is a message, someone goes offline or comes online...

    Refer SKYPE notification settings
    This is very important
    We have started using this app recently and because of no notification we are missing notification/messages needs out attention....

    33 votes
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  14. Email Notifications

    It would be great if the Team application would send an automatic email to members when any changes occurred to the site. Examples would be if a file was changed or added or if a conversation was posted.

    33 votes
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  15. Option Notify Team members when a new channel is created

    We would like to notify the team when a new channel is created.

    We manage small projects and problem tickets using a Microsoft Team. As the number of channels in our team increase it can be easy to miss when a new project or problem channel is created.

    Team member should have the option to enable a notification when a Channel is created. This notification could be implemented as a pop up notification, email, and/or as a card with a button in the General Channel's conversation.

    33 votes
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  16. Phone ring

    Please add the device choice for incoming call ringing,
    as it was possible in skype business.

    Computer loudspeaker ring, and not that the ringtone arrives in the headphones.

    32 votes
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  17. Sounds

    Make a sound when a message is sent out to groups or individuals. It is hard to keep track if there is no sound. Thank you! ....unless we just can't figure it out...in that case maybe make a buttonthat has easy access to change sounds and voulme.

    32 votes
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  18. Add Status Color to MS Outlook

    In outlook you should see the status of the person you're emailing. Right now that's only available if I have skype running. When I have teams on I dont see the red, yellow, green, (or no) status of the person I'm emailing.

    32 votes
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  19. Teams Notification follow Windows 10 quiet hours

    If I setting Windows into "quiet hours", Teams Notification always popup it.

    Let Teams Notification follow Windows 10 action center - "quiet hours" setting.

    Thanks

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  20. Show a preview text on notifications

    Show a preview of the text when you get notifications

    32 votes
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