The team is happy to announce that this functionality is now available through the Presence Graph API which is now in public Beta! We have additional functionality planned for the API so please keep checking back for updates.
Please note that this is a beta version of the API and may be subject to change. Use of these APIs in production applications is not supported.
- Online documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/graph/api/resources/presence?view=graph-rest-beta
Now if we could just get application permissions for this resource. Having to use delegated access is kludgy as **** for server-side apps that need to get at user presence.
Yeah, this really should be cobbled on somehow. Graph API doesn't seem to have any great way to do real-time subscriptions like you used to be able to do with UCMA or UCWA, but if it was possible to get a user's presence state on-demand as another field on the /user resource, that would go a long way.
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It'd really be nice to have a stand-alone API in the vein of UCMA. You can kind of almost do half of what we used to do for OCS/Lync in Teams via Bot Framework, but it's very clunky and definitely fighting against how Bot Framework is meant to be used.
As we announced at Microsoft Ignite 2019 this morning, we are excited to confirm that Multi-window capabilities are coming to Microsoft Teams, and will start rolling out to the public ring early next year!
Alex & the Teams team
I'm finding that if someone messages me, it's very easy to miss the notifications that they are trying to talk to me, if I'm not paying close attention to the Teams client at all times. The toast notification only shows for a few seconds, and then it gets lost in the scrum of badge notifications on the Chat or Activity tab icons. And this is with a very small organization, where we don't have more than a half-dozen active users.
With Skype for Business/Lync, if you miss a toast notification when somebody tries to IM you, after 15 or 30 seconds, the chat would just open up in a new window(I always turn off the tabbed chat conversations for this reason). It's much harder to miss when the incoming chat takes up that screen real-estate and also spawns a new taskbar button for the window.
This feature request is still being reviewed. The team is working hard to make numerous changes with regards to notifications, but they haven’t forgotten about this item.
I hope to have more details soon.