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  1. reply to messages

    much like whatsapp where you can reply to a specific message and that particular message will be quoted alongside the reply. Also the function to reply privately to a message sent in a group setting would be helpful

    389 votes
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  2. improve pop out chat

    I'm glad I have a pop out chat option now! But it's terribly implemented. Any time I have to leave what I am working on to go chat (or to go POP OUT a chat) is a hassle.

    Improvements:

    1) Ability to pop out the entire chat function. All of the chats, one window (or pop out of that window), separate from the teams app. Then you don't need a whole bunch of pop out chat windows.

    2) Pop out from banner notification. If I get a chat notification I want to be able to pop it out from the…

    105 votes
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  3. Blocking Users

    This feature would give each user a chance to block people who are messaging them. It might be useful for people who are getting spammed. The mute feature silences a chat but I think that it is also necessary to block someone altogether, similar to how it is possible to block someone on WhatsApp.

    76 votes
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  4. Can we get some diversity in the emoji - other skin colors for the thumbs up

    Could we get some additional skin color options for the thumbs up icon in the chat feature.

    55 votes
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  5. Forums in Teams

    Discussion forums should be added to Teams!

    114 votes
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  6. 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.

    47 votes
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  7. Message pop up in front of student

    A way to send a message to the student but not in the chat box. For it to pop up in front of them. Sometimes we need for kinder kids to click on a link, but they have a hard time locating chat box. Or we might need to grab the attention of a child through a private message that pops in front of them right away.

    20 votes
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  8. Have an option to turn ON and OFF the chat box during a meeting.

    It would be nice to have an option of turning ON and OFF the chat box throughout a Teams meeting. The chatbox is a useful feature, but it does not need to be available during the entire meeting. From my experiences of teaching live on Microsoft Teams, the chatbox can become a social distraction when a lesson or instructions are being given. The students are frequently distracted and tempted to send emojis and GIFs to peers rather than focusing on their learning.

    21 votes
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  9. You Should Add An Option to Delete Chats And Disable Chat Notifications

    You Should Add An Option to Delete Chats And Disable Chat Notifications

    28 votes
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  10. Seperate private chats from teams meeting chats

    Currently the chat shows all chats from private messages and teams meeting chats. The only options right now are to show recent, contacts, and filter by name. Can there be an option to filter direct contact chats from the teams meeting chats. or have them as a separate tab such as teams meetings tab and the chat tab.

    47 votes
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  11. Pop out teams

    It would be verry nice if you could pop out a entire team. mutch like popping out a chat.

    33 votes
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  12. disable chat facility for students during class hours / restrict chat to teacher only .

    disable chat facility for students during class hours / restrict chat to teacher only .
    this causes unwanted distraction for students .

    17 votes
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  13. Disable the chat

    As an elementary teacher, it would be incredibly helpful for the chat feature to be able to be completely disabled. They are not old enough yet to properly use the chat, and it is extremely distracting to themselves and to others when they chat is firing off nonstop.

    18 votes
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  14. give the option to delete chat

    delete chat and personal chatting space for students, users, etc

    24 votes
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  15. New way of conversation (Please vote)

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    By https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/users/2323166872-microsoftuser1,

    It would be great if you add a text to speech option as it is in mobile phones; for the desktop users. It would be convenient as we do not need to type the whole message (especially big) and it would be auto-typed by speaking. It would also be great if it supports many languages and yes, I have 1 more feature in which we can translate the text written in one language to another for eg. Hi in English to any other language or…

    8 votes
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  16. unsend messages in chat

    its really annoying to not be able to delete messages

    13 votes
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  17. Disable chat option

    Give an option to disable chat..

    Chat should be done with organiser..but not with participants and also in public chat

    13 votes
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  18. make it so that we can reply to specific mesages on the team chat

    make it so that we can reply to specific messages on the team chat. when multiple people are asking and answering questions in the chat it can get confusing. this is similar to reply features on Facebook messenger and whatsapp group chats.

    11 votes
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  19. Monitoring chats

    For the educational platform, the educator should have more control over the private chat between students.
    -Teachers should be able to see private chats between students
    -Teachers should be able to turn off the student:student chats, and only allow chats where teacher is a member.
    -Teachers should be able to not allow students to chat between classes.

    23 votes
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  20. 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.

    25 votes
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