Unread messages Tab in Teams similar to Outlook

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Occasional Visitor

Hi,

 

Is there a way that we can see the unread messages for a chat with a single click to know all the unread messages instead of scrollin down tp check which message is not read. This feature is available in most of the Mail boxes as "All" and "Unread".

 

Thanks,

Vinesh

2 Replies

@VK018508  Yes there is an option for this at the top of your Chat section in MS Teams you will see the filter icon (Ctrl + Shift + F) click on that, which will bring you ... Click on that again and select the unread message option you will see all the unread ones only.

@VK018508 I, too, wish there was an easier way to visually see unread notifications. 

For the Microsoft team, When there are multiple unread messages, most of them go missed since the Activity feed shows everything and there's no ability to keep the unread filter on after navigating away from the Activity panel.

I would love to see a way to keep the unread filter active OR keep the red dot on the Chat and Teams panel icons until those messages are clicked on, whether it be within the Activity panel or the native channels. Many of my coworkers do not see notifications, most specifically from the Teams section. Because of this, we do not utilize the Teams section and only really use the Chat section. Something about the UX is just not making notifications easy to find.