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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

    534 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…

    129 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.

    147 votes

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  4. Schedule when your Post appears

    Allow the ability to schedule when a post (or new conversation in Posts) appears similar to how Assignments can be scheduled. This will further help automate daily tasks for teachers.

    150 votes

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  5. Forums in Teams

    Discussion forums should be added to Teams!

    159 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.

    61 votes

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

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

    36 votes

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  8. 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.

    22 votes

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  9. Pop out teams

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

    42 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.

    50 votes

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  11. 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.

    23 votes

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  12. Disable chat option

    Give an option to disable chat..

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

    18 votes

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  13. give the option to delete chat

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

    30 votes

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  14. 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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  15. unsend messages in chat

    its really annoying to not be able to delete messages

    16 votes

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  16. Pin Contacts to side menu

    I would much rather see my Contacts without having to first click Chat and then select it. I would like to see Contacts pinned in the left side menu.

    5 votes

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  17. 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.

    13 votes

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  18. implement more emoji reactions for messages.

    rather than using a "laugh" or "like" or "angry" reaction, adding more emojis like a facepalm would be good to better express emotion. a question mark reaction would also be excellent.

    6 votes

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  19. 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.

    4 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.

    30 votes

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