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  1. Chat Pop Ups

    When you receive a chat pop up notification on your desktop can you have an option in notifications to have the message hidden? This way it only shows the pop up notification and who it is from, but not the contents of the message.

    This would be extremely helpful when you're in client presentations or group meetings and are sharing your screen and want to still know if folks are contacting you but do not want the contents visible.

    67 votes
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  2. I am getting "You've got new notifications in Microsoft Teams" emails about messages I've seen and responded to hours ago

    Seems like this just started today. I am getting "You've got new notifications in Microsoft Teams" emails about messages I've seen and responded to hours ago, so as today has gone on I am continually getting these emails. It seems like Teams server doesn't realize I'm logged in and using Teams (Win 10 desktop) client and have viewed all messages I've received.

    67 votes
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  3. Notification Banner Only on First Message

    Rather than having a notification banner pop up for EVERY message, make it an option that you only get the banner for the first message you receive in a series.

    66 votes
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  4. Use topic feeds to monitor team/channel activity (ie ego filter)

    In prior platforms (such as Group Chat, Lync) you could fine-tune your room monitoring by setting up topic feeds, or filters, that notify you of chat room messages that contain specific words and phrases you’re interested in. Our various business units have created several processes around this feature.

    These helped us focus on areas that involve or interest certain groups without having to inspect every new message that gets posted to the rooms you’re following. Ideally this would also highlight the keyword(s) that were identified by the filter.

    66 votes
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  5. 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…

    65 votes
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  6. Notification Pop Up

    It would be great if the user can decide where on the screen a notification pop up is shown. It is very often hiding buttons to the bottom right which is annoying.

    63 votes
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  7. 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?

    62 votes
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  8. Microsoft Stream videos hyperlink

    Now Teams support Stream as a tab., thanks.
    Next step is to be able to create a hyperlink for each added video in Teams to be able to create a conversation/notification about each newly added video.

    62 votes
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  9. Customize notification sounds

    I would like to turn on notification sound for calls only. Today, you can only turn notification sounds on or off for all functions.

    60 votes
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  10. VIP notifications

    I have notifications on minimum to avoid too much distraction with my work. However, there are individuals that I need to respond fast and it would be great if we could define VIP people for which we could make different rules for notifications from the rest of the pack.

    58 votes
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  11. Banners and Notificaitons

    Allow a settings option where I can choose to have notification banners simply be a general notification--not display the actual body of a chat message visible.

    56 votes
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  12. Can you indicate the message was already "read" or "seen", also include the time and day it was read.

    Can you indicate the message was already "read" or "seen", also include the time and day it was read.

    53 votes
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  13. Team chat doesn't show notification when app is minimized

    Team chat doesn't show notification when app is minimized

    53 votes
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  14. Stop the blinking in the taskbar when a message is received

    A single notification screen on the desktop is great, and the option to email me of a missed teams chat* is helpful. Please disable the blinking of the icon in the toolbar on the windows desktop each time a message is received. If I do not want to view the message, the icon in the task bar blinks orange until I select it, and then click on Teams. If I do not want to view a message in the middle of a task, I should not have to sit through blinking alerts. Maybe have the icon/minimized window blink twice.

    *Come…

    53 votes
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  15. Deleted conversation entries are still shown under Activity

    My college replied to a team conversation which mentioned me in the text and deleted the reply again shortly after.

    When I opened MS teams later I got a notification under Activity. Clicking this activity opened the according conversation but of course marked nothing.

    --> Very confusing, as I had to talk to my college to figure out, that she deleted the reply and the Activity notification is just not deleted accordingly.

    52 votes
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  16. Birthday remainder for memebers.

    Alert for other memebers.

    52 votes
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  17. Block notifications on mobile when status is Do Not Disturb

    When status is DND, notifications still come through on mobile (iOS version 1.077.2017072604). Very disturbing when on a phone call.

    51 votes
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  18. Default Notifications in new channels to ON

    When creating a new team or channel, default notifications to on.

    50 votes
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  19. alert when someone becomes online or offline

    Alert when someone becomes online ( or offline usefull for managers :)

    50 votes
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  20. Mail notification uses the first name of displayname (which might be the last name)

    I would consider this more as a bug.
    Problem:
    In all email notifications it looks like it uses the first part of the displayname property (unitl the first space).

    Assumption:
    AD Property Displayname uses Lastname Firstname
    Based on Screenshot this is HOBMAIER Dennis and Maierhofer Andreas.

    Error:
    The Result will be:
    Hello LASTNAME

    LASTNAME (of other participant) sent a chat message.
    See the attached screenshot.

    Expectation:
    Change this to use AD first name attribute.

    49 votes
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