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  1. We should be able to send message privately during meeting

    Students can also send private messages during meeting

    11 votes

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  2. We should be able to delete a "conversation" or "delete a chat"

    I love Ms Tams i would want to suggest 3 features for making it more amazing!!
    1)We should be able to delete a "conversation" or "delete a chat"
    2)All the Members of a group should be able to leave a group and be able to "delete it"
    3)We should be able to delete chat messages sent by the other person who is messaging us !!

    11 votes

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  3. delete private chats

    delete private conversations by students

    11 votes

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  4. channel email alias

    Please provide admins with the ability to add a user friendly smtp alias to a team channel. The default channel email address is too long and contains random characters that are confusing. We need this for printed flyers, etc where the recipient (parents in this case, K-12 school district) can have a user friendly email to type and send to.

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  5. Having the ability to delete unwanted messages in chats, or deleting the whole chat itself

    If we accidentally sent something on a chat (in class Teams or private chats with other students) that we didn't mean to post, we should have the ability to delete or edit those messages, or even the ability to permanently delete the whole chat history itself.
    Say, you sent some embarrassing or unrelated messages/images in the past, that you don't want to be read again and remembered. So, the ability to delete these messages would be very helpful. And if you just wanted to delete the whole chat history for both the sending and receiving end, to make it look…

    10 votes

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  6. Teachers need the ability to turn off the chat option

    We need to be able to turn off the chat, so students can focus on the lesson. The chat is so distracting, and I cannot manage it.

    10 votes

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  7. You should add a thumbs up button that goes with the raise hand button.

    You should add a thumbs up button that goes with the raise hand button. That way students can agree even without a mic.

    10 votes

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  8. students can create teams or private chats

    students should have a free will to chat each other

    10 votes

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  9. BCC messages

    It would be great to be able to send a message through chat to multiple people, without them knowing who else has been contacted. E.g. message the students from a class who haven't completed work. It's a privacy breach for them to know that others haven't finished, but it would be easier than having to message each individually.

    10 votes

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  10. only call staff

    in the admin center, give us the ability to restrict students from calling each other but allow them to call staff and staff call the students, as right now if i block calling staff cannot call students,

    am i just looking in the wrong location or is this a possible feature you can add

    10 votes

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  11. A Delete option

    How do I delete chats?

    10 votes

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  12. be able to delete chats

    after you reply to someone it opens a new chat and you should be able to delete it

    10 votes

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  13. Get rid of the blue chat notification bar

    Get rid of the blue chat notification bars, it is honestly just annoying and sometimes when people are typing and sending messages it covers up the actual chat bar if you're in a meeting and it is counterproductive

    10 votes

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  14. Teacher control over private messages

    i'd like teachers to have full administrative controls over the private messaging in a specific class. I should be able to restrict usage as i see fit and in a snap. In addition, i should be able to read any student's chat history from my teacher's interface.

    10 votes

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  15. Delete own message in chat box

    It would be nice to be able to edit and delete a chat message (in case you notice a grammatical error or message the wrong person/group)

    9 votes

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  16. Stop showing message notifications even if the chat box is on.

    Even if my meeting chat box is on, I keep getting message notifications, which covers my typing box. Also, when I click the text box to write something, and someone posts a message at the same time, I accidentally click on the message notification rather than the text box, which is very annoying, as it takes me to the homescreen, out of the meeting. I want the notifications to stay on, but not at those times when my meeting chat is on and I can actually see the messages.

    9 votes

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  17. Nodding reaction

    It would be handy to have a nodding reaction

    9 votes

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  18. Let all private chats be private

    Let the private chats only viewed by the people in the chat and not the admins or teachers and if you leave a chat that chat will no longer be able to viewed by the people that left

    9 votes

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  19. Message about student assignments

    There should be 2 buttons, one that says return and one that says graded.

    The fact I can't message a student about an assignment without having to hit return, because it says its graded. When you return it, it says graded, so students assume they're done and don't check the assignment. I want to be able to message the students about an assignment without it showing graded. Google classroom allows you to do this.

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    9 votes

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  20. teacher admin for classroom chat groups

    Is it possible to only allow teachers the admin to control chats? For example if I have created a group for my students, they should not have the access to be able to remove another member from the group or rename it.
    Maybe an option could be ticked when creating a new group - I am the sole admin for this chat or else I can select myself and another teacher for example

    9 votes

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