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  1. Provide context for chat search results

    When there are search results in chat, it only shows the one single message with the search term. It would be much more useful to be able to jump to that message in the chat and be able to see the surrounding messages in context.

    12 votes

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  2. Create a folder function for private chats. It's difficult to navigate through a huge list of private chats. I'd like to organise them

    Create a folder function for private chats. It's difficult to navigate through a huge list of private chats. I'd like to organise them.

    1 vote

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  3. Please Enable chats for every user and don't disable chats

    Please don't disable chats for any user
    this is not good to stop anyone from discussing or anything else
    please bring back chats option and enable chats

    1 vote

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  5. Ability to allow students to start coversations in private channels

    At this point in time, if a private channel is created in a class team, the students in said channel have the ability to start a conversation.

    When they do, their message won't be posted. Instead it will stay in a state of "Sending".

    After a page reload, it will display that an error has occured and they're given the ability to try again. If they hit the try again button, the message states that it failed to send with a notification of "Replies are disabled".

    It would be great if the private channels had a setting which enables students…

    1 vote

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  7. signature

    Add option for a signature in chat (like in Outlook).

    For example:
    Thanks,
    [Your name]

    1 vote

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  8. edit chat with right click

    Currently right clicking a chat message just allows you to copy it. There are other options in the "three dot" menu. Right clicking should access that three dot menu.

    1 vote

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  9. Have a notes/personal chat to send things to yourself.

    As someone who switches between working environments often, it would be useful to have chat thread with yourself as the recipient...similar to how you can email text/images/files to yourself to have them accessible from other machines.

    2 votes

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  10. I really wish I could thread messages together

    I want the ability to link messages in almost like a subgroup. That would help keep the conversation organized and prevent competing conversations in the same chat. That's one of the biggest reasons my team moved away from GroupMe chats. In my opinion, Slack has done the best version of threading messages.

    2 votes

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  11. allow me to remove the "user is typing..." notification

    I would like to have the option to disable the "user is typing..." notification

    7 votes

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  12. allow users to clear they're feed and notifications

    in the microsoft teams feed there is no option to clear all notifications, reactions and likes. as a student it feels like my mind is full and i just want it clear so theyre should be a feature to clear up your feed and activities

    2 votes

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  13. unsend messages in chat

    its really annoying to not be able to delete messages

    16 votes

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  14. have some sort of DMs, you select one person to chat with and can only chat with one person, you could also add small group or 10 max

    have some DMs, you select one person to chat with and can only chat with one person, you could also add a small group or 10 max

    1 vote

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  15. Organising/Grouping Chat

    It would be really useful if you could organize your chat / messages in to groups or folders.

    From a teaching point of view it would be helpful to move chats in to folder / group to allow quicker access / find different chats.

    Pinning helps, but this then just becomes the same as the chat inbox, the more you add / pin.

    Ideally a combination of being allowed to add folders and pin.

    5 votes

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  16. Thumbs Down/Dislike Reaction

    Add a thumbs down/dislike reaction for messaging. The angry and sad emoticons often aren't appropriate for expressing disapproval. A thumbs down or dislike reaction would be more useful for professional, academic, and recreational conversation.

    36 votes

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  17. react with a checkmark

    Could we add a checkmark to the reactions, please?
    As a teacher (and sometimes, sadly, as a colleague), I need to acknowledge work or comments that I don't "like". It would be especially handy for tracking and letting students know that their discussion board entries have been "checked".

    2 votes

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  18. View all hidden chats/direct messages

    I think it would be great if you added a feature to the chats tab that will allow us to view all of the chats we have selected 'hide' on. It's hard to find them once I, for example, accidentally clicked hide, especially on a group chat.

    3 votes

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  19. Add a feature to delete a form/poll in chat

    It would great if you add a feature to delete a form through the chat. Please add custom answers to the forms. This is the reason I used Google Forms instead!

    1 vote

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  20. Chat Message Deleet option NEEDED!

    It would be great to clear the clutter and be able to delete old chats in the Teams app. My OCD is driving me crazy with so many old chat messages that I don't need. Working with so many people and only at a specific time period of the year with some students I don't need nor want to have so many old chats. I like my stuff to be clean and easy to find. Just hiding the chat message is not good enough.

    1 vote

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