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  1. Enhance search capability - simple syntax like in outlook and saved search

    Enhance search capability - simple syntax like in outlook search (e.g. from: holmes) and saved search capability (e.g. all posts from CSE LT members in the last week)

    20 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • view public team in tenant

      When user clicks "Join or create a team", public teams are listed.
      Currently, these teams are not of all public teams. Only teams that are related to me or other members are shown.

      Please add options "All public teams" are shown.

      19 votes
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      • Conversation subject in chat search

        Chat Search results to include Conversation Subject

        It would be very useful if the search results would include / display the conversation subject. currently search only shows the content.

        18 votes
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          2 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • planner

          In the Planner is impossible search.
          How can I find any text, ...

          18 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add search function within each team.

            The overall search box does not allow you to search within a individual team only.

            18 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • List to all Skype contacts

              From MS Team home page could have a list to all Skype contacts, that way, getting rid from Skype :)

              17 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Searching - go to chat

                When I finally find the message that contains a phrase that I was searching, I would like to see it in a wider context. By clicking 'go to chat' I understand 'go to chat, where the phrase was found'. Now 'go to chat' leads me to the last message from the chat.

                17 votes
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                  2 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Search for (and/or Call) Office 365 Contacts, Exchange Mail Users/Contacts

                  Our organisation has many external users (mail users) and Office 365 Contacts in our Global Address List. Skype for Business has the ability to search for these contacts in the GAL and we can easily make calls to them.

                  We need this same functionality in Teams.

                  16 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • contacts list for a team

                    Hi,
                    within a team there can be a shared contacts list; i.e. for a specific project. Is there a way to have a shared contacts list per Team?

                    16 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • search

                      When you search for a team, then click on a team, the navigation pane does not move to that team so you can't see the channels. You still have to manually find the team in the list to see the channels within the team.
                      Clicking search result should make the navigation pane jump to that team and expand it to see the channels.

                      14 votes
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                        2 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allowing Search in the Conversations Tab

                        If I remember an previous conversation but didn't tag it. I'd like to be able to go to the conversations tab and search for it.

                        14 votes
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                        • Search doesn't search inside webhook post card.

                          Please enable global search to look inside webhooked post cards

                          14 votes
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                            3 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Matching Channels Should Show Up in Team Search

                            Channel names that match a search in "Team Search" should show up in the search along with the team they are a part of.

                            Depending on how we use the two entities they could be relatively interchangable - a user searching should not have to know ahead of time that the "abc" channel they are looking for is a part of "xyz team"

                            14 votes
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                              4 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • It would be helpful to be able to search Subject Lines or # identified words

                              It would be helpful to be able to search by Subject Line or to be able to mark key words with a # to search later. When I search for #, any words that I have marked with # would show up.

                              13 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Favorite Search - Saved Searches

                                Have the option to pin to favorites bar "Saved Searches", or "Virtual channels" or "Alert Channels" or whavetever the name, you get the idea.. be able to define a search and get an unread count when there are matches on it. Ideal to track common terms across all of the teams you are connected to.

                                13 votes
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                                • Search function is slow

                                  The search functionality is slow compared to the same function in Slack. It would be very helpful to decrease the time associated with searching within the search bar.

                                  12 votes
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                                    2 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Searching chat history, possibility to jump to selected/filtered result

                                    Searching chat history, possibility to jump to selected/filtered result.
                                    The search today is not very useful, i.e. if not all information is in the same post as the searched phrase. Most ofthen you rember talking about something, but also need to read the related chat posts, i.e. not only the post with the exact search phrase.

                                    Add possibility to jump to a post in search result and see the chat post in chat thread context.

                                    12 votes
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                                    • Please add file searching for Guest Users

                                      Guest users are unable to search files in Teams. They get the "Messages" and "People" however "Files" is not present. They are able to search SharePoint no issues, just not teams.

                                      11 votes
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                                        6 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • microsoft teams search feature sucks.

                                        When you search MicrosoftTeams you should be able to go to that point in a particular conversation rather than just see the single chat message that contains your search item. Without this, there is no point and it makes me want to never use Teams again.

                                        11 votes
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                                        • Allow activity, chat and channels to be filtered by date only, no search text

                                          Allow activity, chat and channels to be filtered by date only, no search text. In the current implementation you are required to enter search text before the date filter is available. Users should be allowed to filter by date without the need to enter other search criterial. Teams enables a large of communication to take place and is easy to fall behind, especially after being away from the office for vacations, training, or other reasons. Having the ability to filter by date without additional criteria would allow you to more easily catch up by showing a list of communication for…

                                          11 votes
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