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  1. filter/sort non-channel unread chat messages

    "/unread" should also reveal unread non-channel chat conversations.

    "Feed" should also include non-channel chat activity.

    Also, implement (or create option to) sort unread non-channel chat messages to above pinned messages that are not also unread.

    6 votes
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  2. 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.

    6 votes
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  3. Retrieve only deleted chat messages by Content Search in Microsoft Teams

    Contents search allows us to find all chats, however this function does not allow to search only deleted chats.
    I need to check the only deleted chats, so the current behavior annoys me to check which ones were deleted or not.
    I request you the search function is available to specifically find the deleted chats in Teams.

    6 votes
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  4. Search button scoped to the current active screen

    Everywhere you go in Teams, you should have a search button that automatically filters to the scope of the active screen. Then, whent he search is executed, an option to widen the search to beyond the initial scope.

    So in summary:
    1. Search command bar continues as it does today
    2. New Search button at the bottom of the conversation tab which pre-filters the search results to just that channel
    3. New Search button at the top of Files in the Files tab to search just that location
    4. New Search button at the bottom of the chat window to…

    6 votes
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  5. 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.

    6 votes
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  6. Scroll/ show channel to match selected team after search

    When searching for a team and selecting the team name from the search result, the channel list on the left is not updated to 'scroll to' the team's channels. So the wrong channels are still shown/ I need to manually scroll down the team&channel list on the left to see which channels belong to the now selected team.

    Thanks in advance!
    Jeroen

    6 votes
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  7. double-quoted string search function

    I'd like to search with following keywords
    yammer teams
    By doing it, the search result will show the posts including both yammer and teams

    But to search with Yammer[sp]Teams, many search engine provides such function by letting user by double quoting the search keywords.
    I'd like you to provide such function.

    6 votes
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  8. Add search on every chat session not just a common one

    Add search on every chat session not just a common one. Its really hard to search globally. Adding a search option under each chat session would help a lot.

    6 votes
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  9. Add search operators

    add search operators to teams, quotes, minus, AND, OR, in (team/channel), etc.

    6 votes
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  10. Retrieve deleted or edited chat messages by Content Search in Microsoft Teams.

    Content Search can't search a deleted chat and edited chat.
    It is very inconvenient.
    In a way that is easy to understand, I want to search separately for each event.

    5 votes
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  11. User search suggestions extension

    Search for users to see suggestions.
    If you only know your last name, you want to find that user from the candidate.
    However, this feature only displays 20 people.
    If there are many candidates, they will be missed and cannot be contacted.
    I'd like to see an extension to show more than 20 users.

    5 votes
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  12. Search functionality in conversation

    While conversations are more than a month then find to difficult the word in conversation. Every time scrolling from today to scratch of starting conversation

    If search functionality is available then it's easily find the word in conversations of month

    5 votes
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  13. Allow Hybrid configuration to support Teams scoped directory search

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    Teams でのユーザー検索の制限について
    Allow Hybrid configuration to support Teams scoped directory search


    ■Description(内容):
    Teams 内の個人チャットなどにおいて、ユーザー検索を制限したいが以下参考情報に記載があるようにハイブリッド環境では現在サポートされない状況です。
    https://docs.microsoft.com/ja-jp/microsoftteams/teams-scoped-directory-search

    ハイブリッド環境においてもユーザー検索を制限する方法の提供もしくは機能の拡充を希望いたします。

    According to this article, scoping user search is not supported in the Hybrid configuration.
    https://docs.microsoft.com/ja-jp/microsoftteams/teams-scoped-directory-search

    We would like to see the feature to restrict user search in private chat at Teams for the Hybrid configuration as well.

    5 votes
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  14. Search text within in-line chat image

    When images with text in them are posted to a channel or thread within a channel it would be nice if they could be indexed and thus searchable.

    Images are currently searchable if they are added as files within a MS teams channel, just not if they are pasted in as in-line images.

    5 votes
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  15. Search email from Teams

    I would like to search email(outlook) from Teams. Maybe as another search results tab like "files" or "People."
    As we transition away from email I regularly encounter situations where I have to refer to an old email or deal with the occasional colleague who still emails information. Being able to search on that info in one place, Teams, would be awesome.

    5 votes
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  16. see all available teams to join

    New employees want to find an join teams of interest in the organisation. as they are new the suggestions are empty so unless they are told what to join they are in the dark as to what is available. We also get duplicate teams set up simply because employees are unaware of the existence of teams.
    Please can we have a way on the join a team page to list all teams so people can request access to private or join public teams that look interesting.
    This lack of visibility is creating silos of data and pushing people to alternate…

    5 votes
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  17. Allow users to search people only by email address at Microsoft Teams

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    Microsoft Teams のユーザー検索の制御について
    Allow users to search people only by email address at Microsoft Teams


    ■Description(内容):
    Microsoft Teams のユーザー検索において、ユーザーの表示名による検索を制限し、メール アドレスの入力による検索のみ可能とする機能の追加を希望します。

    At Microsoft Teams, I would like to see the feature to restrict user searching by display name and allow users to search only by email address.

    5 votes
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  18. When searching guest users

    I would like you to add a feature that sets each guest user to be shown or hidden in the search result when searching guest users registered in Office 365.

    5 votes
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  19. Make search filters icon more accessible

    Once you hit enter on a search, a filter icon appears on the search results tab. That filter icon exposes many filtering parameters but they are not in an intuitive/visible spot. Instead of hiding that beautiful search feature, put it on the right side of the search bar so that people can find it easily. Also, most people think that the search feature does not have filters at all. This will solve a lot of the results in the "search ideas" here

    5 votes
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  20. filter

    Moving over to Teams from the Conversation History in Skype I have lost the ability to search my chat history my date. I see the capability of filtering based on date, but you can't enter a specific date. The filter option also seems to require you searching for something first.

    I would like to see the search be modified to include an option to search by date, or the filter option be available without searching for something first.

    5 votes
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