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  1. Planner: When I add a comment to a task, I would like the person assign to this task to be notified

    Planner: When I add a comment to a task, I would like the person assign to this task to be notified

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  2. hide notifications when on a call

    When on a call or in a meeting, hide the notification window to avoid distractions. It pops up and covers part of the screen, causing a distraction when you are talking.

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  3. Notification on Team icon

    I would suggest, if possible, to add notifications on the Team icon on the task bar so we know if there's someone message me. Sometimes, I message my team but they haven't response because there's no notification and even to me, I didn't notice someone message me already. Thanks

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  4. Teams Notification

    If the "Teams" tab in Microsoft teams had an option to light up / blink when there are messages waiting in that tab that would be great.

    20 votes
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  5. Your desktop app slows down my computer too much to use. Make notifications functional online

    Your desktop app slows down my computer too much to use. Make notifications functional online

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  6. more channels bold

    If there are more than 5 channels then the 6th and additional channels are listed via the cascaded list which appears when one clicks on the "X more channels" link.

    If any of the 6th or remaining channel has new content, it will appear in bold within the cascaded list.

    However, one will not know about this bold text indication until one clicks on the "X more channels" link.

    Suggestion: Please make the "X more channels" bold if any of the additional channel has new content.

    20 votes
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  7. team groups can not receive new message notification like whatsapp

    I can not receive new message notification from mobile application. I am expecting whatsapp notification experience.

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  8. Please, for the love of all that is green, make the pop-up notifications DISMISSIBLE

    The pop-up notifications stay for what seems like an eternity. You cannot configure where they pop-up, and you cannot dismiss them. You can only click on them. This is easily the most annoying thing about Teams, anyone who says anything different is wrong or crazy.

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  9. Time stamp when each team member views a comment

    We have moved over from WhatsApp and one of the features I used frequently was the information button that told me what time each member of my team viewed a message I posted.

    20 votes
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  10. Default notifications for every channel

    Every channel should have notifications auto-enabled, which could be muted at the user's liking. Muting could be enabled/disabled in the admin center in the event that a channel is of great importance and needs to send out notifications to everyone. In the attached screenshot is the option to "Notify me every time there is a new post in this channel". This should just be automatic.

    19 votes
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  11. Notifications: Control Blinking, Banner, Email Separately

    Currently there is no way to separate banner notifications from blinking taskbar notifications from emails. I'd like to be able to control these things separately.

    The banner notification is useful for me and an email would be too.

    However, the blinking notifications in the task bar are a huge interruption to my workflow. To make it stop blinking i need to open teams, select the appropriate chat, and then if I don't read & deal with the message right away - there's no reminder to come back to it. I would prefer an icon or symbol that reminds me that…

    19 votes
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  12. warning "For a richer experience"

    Warning Islands mode Skype for Business users get when pinging a Teams Only user is confusing and it makes them think that the Teams user didn't get their message.

    Change warning received from:
    Error Received:"(user) is not using Skype for Business. For a richer experience, switch to Teams or start a Skype Meeting."

    to something like :

    “(user) received your message, but is now using Teams. For a richer experience, switch to Teams…”

    19 votes
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  13. Draft message notification

    Mark somehow a draft message in the Team as a reminder to notify the creator that the message has not been sent yet and the message is opened/in progress.

    19 votes
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  14. Customise banner size and display time

    Customise banner size and display time

    19 votes
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  15. Have sound for incoming calls only

    Teams is barely usable for me due to the very limited sound options - particularly only being able to have 'All' (which is far too distracting as you get a beep for every chat message), or 'Call, mention and chat' (seems to be same as All except if banners are turned off) or 'Off'.

    I cannot have popup banners as they are far too distracting, disabling these also seems to stop 'call mention and chat' working though.

    Can we have a 'Calls' section in the notifications options so we can hear a sound for incoming calls but disable sound for…

    19 votes
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  16. Notifications Need to Work for Teams to be Productive

    I just started trying to use Teams, both on my laptop and my Android (Samsung Galaxy S7), have my notifications set and I'm not receiving ANY notifications whatsoever when my team posts to a channel or sends me a message directly using @. If notifications don't work using Teams is not productive and not effective.

    Please work to address this. Thank you.

    19 votes
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  17. Notifications using first word of displayname

    Currently Teams is sending notifications towards other users when they are offline or unreachable. In those notifications the first word of the displayname is being used instead of the full Displayname or just the given (first) name. In large organisations this leads to very confusing funny situations. As an example we use as displayname the last name followed by a comma and then the first name.

    So at the end you get notifications like Hi Van, Van has send you a message.

    18 votes
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  18. notifications

    Notification options are very limited. I would like to have the option for the Teams application to 'flash' to inform me of notifications, rather than using a banner or email. Banners are disruptive and emails are more spam, if I do not select one of these options for chats I do not get any notification at all.

    18 votes
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  19. Administrative feature to manage user’s email notification setting for Microsoft Teams

    It would be great if an admin can use PowerShell or other method in admin center to manage users in the tenant level at a time in Microsoft Teams so that they could receive email notifications. Currently, each user needs to do the notification setting through their client.

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  20. Caller notification on Windows 10 lock screen

    This is similar to other posts about notifications, but I didn't see this specific scenario. We have people who are working in their office either alone or with other people, but aren't using their computer. The computer is locked. When a call comes in from Teams, they want to see who is calling displayed on the lock screen to determine if they need to answer.

    18 votes
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