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Integrate with Windows 10 notification center

Use Windows 10 notification center for notifications

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  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Lack of integration with Window 10 action center continues to be the number one complaint as we roll out Teams.

  • Lucas commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I came here to vote no on this proposal for the reason Ssssss gave below: the notification center is already cluttered with things that aren't usually important.
    That said, I see some good reasons in the comments for making the Teams notifications more persistent.

  • Tony White commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I agree with others and this is a major complaint from several of my users. Just take a look at how Slack does it and do it like that. Slack's banner is almost twice as big as Teams' banner. Also, Slack integrates with Windows 10 Notifications.

    Make this the #1 priority and get it done. Thank-you.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Any update? It's so frustrating to be receiving notifications even when the Do Not Disturb mode is on.

  • D. commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    If Windows 10 is in non notification mode, I want to stop Teams banner.

  • Seth Stokes-Leifeste commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Not that there aren't enough votes for this or associated comments, so forgive my added comment (vent). I just finished emailing my coworker a profusely apologetic apology because he messaged me *six* days ago on Teams and I just saw his message. And the only reason I saw it? I looked down at my task bar and saw the tiny (tiny!) red dot on the icon and hovered over it to see "New Activity" or some such message.

    So this has my vote! :)

  • Damian Stalls commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Super critical, our company is already shelving Skype of Business and the notifications in Teams are terrible. If I step away I have to go to Teams to see what I missed. I'm too busy to go look for this.

  • Carlos commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is needed, I moved the client app to another Windows 10 virtual desktop and I was missing the notifications, I assumed they were going to be displayed on my current Desktop.

  • Cary Schweitzer commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This will work so long as I have to dismiss the notification. I'm tired of missing chats or getting an IM via another client asking if I saw the Teams chat. I shouldn't have to keep randomly checking the application to see if anyone chatted at me.

  • Patrick commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Hey! In Skype you could reply to messages directly from the notification pop-up. Please institute the same functionality in Teams. Thanks! ^_^

  • James O commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    If nothing else, if the system tray icon could change when there are unread messages or include an additional system tray indicator like Outlook does where there is new/unread mail, that would also help.

  • James O commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    The lack of reliable notifications for a communication app is simply mind-boggling. It's not a very good communication tool if you aren't aware of new messages that are sent when you aren't looking at the screen the moment it arrives.

    People shouldn't have to open up the Teams app periodically just to look for new messages they don't know about or wait for an email alert an hour or so after the message was sent to be notified of a missed conversation. The app should pop up a notification of some kind that should (optionally) persist until it is manually cleared, the app is given focus, or the message is replied to via a quick action (and work across devices, so if message is replied to via mobile it clears the notification on desktop and vice-versa). Yes, all notification options are turned on/enabled as banner+email (or whatever the highest level is per configuration item).

    This is also a reported issue for MacOS.

    I work for a very large multi-national company and our locale is the guinea pig for a potential Teams adoption across the entire company. Right now I cannot recommend it because of this specific issue.

    This should be made the #1 priority above any and all other new features, especially if you want Teams to be a realistic contender for a communication tool. The fact that this issue was first raised in 2016 and it *still* not addressed just doesn't make sense.

    Please get this (or some kind of notification system that makes sure users know about *all* of their unread new messages) on the roadmap for the next release.

  • Tim commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Integrate Teams notifications into the Windows Toast/Notifications system rather than it's own.

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