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Marcel Ratnam
New Contributor

Hi,

 

I'm having trouble using Teams search efficiently. It is difficult to use in several use cases.

 

1) For messages older than two months old, searching for a term or phrase only gives the matching message. No contextual messages around it so you can't view conversations and so on.

 

2) Date range search. Even if we could pick the month or something that would be extraordinarily handy. Currently if I need to go back more than 2 months etc, it's endless scrolling through very slowly buffering messages.

 

It just seems like a real chore to use Teams search. In contrast, Skype (vanilla not SfB) was quite strong relatively speaking.

2 Replies
Solution

Search is lacking currently, unfortunately

 

Please, vote on uservoice:

 

https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103-public?query=search

 

Adam

I am also having no luck using Teams search to search for contacts when trying to make a call in the Calls section->Contacts. My list of contacts is there, in alphabetical order, and I can slide down to the contact I want, but if I type in a contacts first name, last name or full name, and press enter or select the search icon on the right side of the search field, nothing happens at all. Is anyone else experiencing this?

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