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  1. 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

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    ■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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  2. 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.

    5 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.

    5 votes
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  4. Name search

    support searching for users contacts based on the names in Outlook contacts (like Skype) and for common nick names. Search for
    "Joe" --> "Joseph"
    "Dave" --> "David"

    5 votes
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  5. 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.

    5 votes
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  6. 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…

    5 votes
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  7. 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

    5 votes
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  8. "Best match" category for search results

    Similar to how search works in Windows 10, I would like search results to show me all search results first in a "best result" tab then allow me to browse those results by using "messages", "people", and "files" tabs.

    Right now if I search on a term that is only present in a file the results window shows nothing because its defaulting to the messages tab. At the very least show the number of results on each tab.

    5 votes
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  9. 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.

    5 votes
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  10. 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.

    5 votes
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  11. 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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  12. Improve the search accuracy in Teams

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    Teams の検索機能の向上について

    Improve the search accuracy in Teams
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    ■Description(内容):
    現在社内のやりとりを Teams で網羅しています。
    その中で業務に関するファイルのやり取りなどを確認する際、Teams 内で検索を行いファイルにアクセスしておりますが、検索の制度が悪く非常に使いにくいです。
    さらなる効率化を図るためにも、機能の拡張を要望します。

    When searching the files shared in Teams within our organization, we are not able to find those files smoothly because the search accuracy is not good enough.
    To improve work efficiency, we hope the search feature in Teams will be more accurate.

    4 votes
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  13. 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.

    4 votes
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  14. I would like you to add search methods such as Soft-match and suffix search when finding user in Teams

    I would like you to implement Soft-match and suffix search feature when searching users in Teams. Because the partial suffix search doesn’t perfectly work and sometimes we can’t retrieve expected search results unless using prefix or full keywords.

    4 votes
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  15. I want to be able to chat only users who want to allow chat

    Since the search of other users is enabled in the default state of the Teams, I want to be able to chat only users who want to allow chat.

    4 votes
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  16. Search Team name

    I have 30+ Teams. How/where do I search for a Team name?

    4 votes
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  17. 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.

    4 votes
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  18. Search within Teams needs improving

    The ability to search in Teams for a Public team is only successful if you type the first letters of the name of the Team. If I search for a Team using a word or letters that are in the latter part of the name if does not work e.g. we have lots of Public Teams starting with i3 - POD - <specific name>. I can search using i3, but if i just type POD into search it does not work.

    4 votes
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  19. Search through messages

    I want to be able to search for messages in a thread

    4 votes
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  20. Team search in iOS

    I belong to many teams. The search field doesn’t let me type in a name and go to them. It only searches on conversations and people. I just want to go to the Team site itself!

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