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  1. First name search should return last name, first name in last name alphabetical order

    In people search, First name search should return first - anyone I've texted with previously, then by last name, first name in last name alphabetical order. Right now it's returning in a seemingly random order.

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    • Searching in Saved Messages

      We use Microsoft Teams at my workplace and we really like the opportunity to save documents, posts or photos. When there is a task and a deadline in a post, I just save it and then I can check it easily at the 'Saved messages' tab. So I won't forget it. The only one problem is with the saving posts is if there are too many posts then hard to find and manage them, so it would be essential and important that users could SEARCH only between the saved messages.

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      • 5 votes
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        • Unable to search using short name of a person

          If I have a Teams Colleague with the name Robert Vanderplank and I search for the name Rob Vanderplank the Teams Search results return no results. I have to enter his full name as Robert Vanderplank to find his contact.

          It would be very useful if Teams could search using partial names as well as the full name.

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          • Make Teams more like garbage can, less like landfill

            The more I use Teams, the messier it gets. It's like a landfill that just keeps growing. Email is like a garbage can, at least I'm able to clean out old junk that's no longer relevant.
            Today I tried to find a conversation I had with someone from May, without knowing a specific word to "search" for. I had to repeatedly press the "Home" button to go to the short-term top of the chat with that person, and repeat for a few minutes. Or if I knew a word to search, it would have taken me only to an individual…

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            • search auto-populate best option

              When you search, it would be great if the search tool started to automatically populate what it thinks is the best option. This would allow you to just hit Enter if it is on the right search choice instead of being forced to use the mouse or arrows to select the right option.

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              • Open folder from search results

                Often we need to access a folder that a file is located within. Search only allows opening the file, not opening the folder location. At a minimum, it should display the folder location so that we can browse there manually.

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                  • Use search to quickly jump to a tab

                    Similar to how you can user the search bar to quickly jump to a specific Team or Channel, it would be great to show Tab names as well. Of course it would need to show you which team and channel that tab belongs to. If you select that item it quickly takes you directly to that tab.

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                    • File search of SharePoint Online document libraries added as "Cloud Storage"

                      I have added separate SP libraries to MS Teams as " Add Cloud Storage". When I try to search for files that are located in one of these document libraries which are not associated to MS Teams, no items appear. The only way to search these libraries tis to go into SP online to use the search from there.

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                      • No way to find saved messages in chat

                        You can save a message in a chat, but there's no way to easily find them after.

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                        • Want to search for Delve profile information for Office 365 accounts from Microsoft Teams

                          I would like to use Microsoft Teams to search O365 accounts profile information set in Delve such as Projects, Skills and expertise and About me.

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                          • Better search function

                            Search should find everything. I added a folder named Label printer. With a file with Label in it's name. And a note on the Wiki that we have a Label printer. I want that search for "Label" should find all of these three...

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                            • Improved Help Search - "Tell me what you want to do"

                              In Word, PowerPoint, etc., a handy "Tell me what you want to do" help/learning feature is always available at the top and it's easily searchable. I would have assumed the Command box in Teams could've handled that task, but it just directs to the main application Help. And this Help section doesn't even have a text search...! How is Help so unhelpful? To get searchable Teams help, one must visit the Help Center online (linked below). At the very least, maybe Teams application should redirect online users there. Many users give up when faced with all these seemingly small, but…

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                              • When searching in the bar, press enter for the top result

                                When searching in the bar, press enter for the top result

                                3 votes
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                                • Search teams in mobile app

                                  Search in the iOS mobile app does not return teams names, so the only way to find a specific team seems to be scrolling through the whole teams list. Could you please add this feature?

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                                  • Ability to Search within Saved Chats Only

                                    There is the ability to save chat conversations, however, need the ability to only search within those saved chats and not across all chats.

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                                    • Markers on recording to identify chat messages

                                      When meeting is recorded, it would be great if the chat marker is available on the recording. i.e. when clicking on chat message, it can provide a link to the recording time when the message was posted. The user can easily gain the context of the conversation if such functionality is available.

                                      When a meeting is recorded, chat feels very disconnected if reviewing the meeting content after the meeting has concluded. Looking at the chat history, the messages may seem very disconnected and without context. I recently had to reach out to folks on the chat and ask them to…

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Team wide search for open teams - find content even if you are not on the team

                                        Team wide search for open teams - find content even if you are not on the team

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                                        • Make it easier to find named conversations

                                          If I search for the name of a previous conversation it will not be listed, just the messages inside the conversation. It would be nice if the names of conversations where also listed if they match the search terms. If that's not possible another tab could be added next to Messages/People/Files called conversations.

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