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  1. read only

    It would be useful, eg for Management Reporting to be able to provide someone with Read Only access across all Plan's you are in/own

    140 votes
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      22 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Permissions Capability

      Would like for Owner's in a Team, Group or Plan to be able to change user's/member's permissions within Planner so they can:
      1) Contribute
      2) Edit
      3) Read-Only
      4) No Access

      139 votes
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        19 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Restrict who can delete tasks/buckets

        Dear Microsoft folks,

        I would like to recommend

        (1) restricting who has the ability to delete tasks (or perhaps allowing/approving individuals to delete tasks)

        (2) add an additional prompt to confirm if the user would like for a task to be deleted

        (3) give the option to recover a deleted item after X number of days

        (4) provide a notification to the "creator" of the deleted task that it has indeed been deleted

        (5) add the ability to print these records (or export to Excel to where it could be modified and then printed out)

        We would like to use…

        136 votes
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          13 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 134 votes
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            16 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Disable email notifications for comments

            I want an option to disable notifications for comments.

            I do not want to email the entire Office365 Group every time I add a comment. You can't disable this.

            Furthermore, if I did want an email to go out, it should be identified as coming from Planner rather than an email from me.

            131 votes
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              26 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Archive Tasks

              Showing completed tasks at the bottom of each bucket isn't very helpful when the list of completed tasks is enormous. If Search functionality for Tasks can be added and cards can be archived, that cleans up the buckets and keeps all of the pertinent information at the forefront. If I want to look for a completed task, searching by text makes the most sense to me rather than digging through a list of completed tasks until I find the right one in one of several possible buckets.

              114 votes
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                8 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • duplicate buckets

                I would like to be able to duplicate a bucket with just a copy and paste feature.

                108 votes
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                  11 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Start day on Monday

                  Start day on Monday. I cannot see where to change this option

                  106 votes
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                    34 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow Complete Task per assigned person

                    Whilst the new feature of assigning tasks to more than one person is excellent there still needs to be a way for each person assigned the task to assign the status as it relates to them. Otherwise, a task with multiple parts or people assigned to it cannot indicate their part in the completion.

                    104 votes
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                      20 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow external users to participate in planner

                      Allow external users to participate in planner

                      102 votes
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                        8 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Provide notifications inside Planner for those who don't want email notifications

                        Create a notification center inside Planner that will keep you up to date on all subscribed changes inside Planner. Notifications should display updates on all projects and tasks that you follow or are assigned.

                        After you’ve read or taken action on a notification in the Notifications tab, you can archive it.

                        You should be able to take action on tasks while reviewing Notifications.

                        Asana has a wonderful notification system called Inbox. It helps to reduce email notifications and provides notifications in-app. https://asana.com/guide/help/fundamentals/inbox

                        98 votes
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                          2 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Provide an option for a printable version of MS Planner

                          Provide an option for a printable version of MS Planner, ether of the planner hub of a particular task. Also, a printable report. Most administrators want a to see a physical report of progress. If there is a way to print plans, tasks, and charts to present to administrators.

                          93 votes
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                            12 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • prioritization of tasks

                            Should be able to track effort and impact of each task to help with prioritization.

                            92 votes
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                              3 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Sync with Wunderlist

                              Task sync to wunderlist tasks

                              90 votes
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                                5 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Notifications

                                Hi,

                                There are too many email notifications send by Planner. Users in our company though those were spams. Please provide a way to manage notification send

                                89 votes
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                                  17 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Allow multiple checklists/due dates per checklist items on a card.

                                  The ability to add multiple checklist to a Planner Card significantly increases the flexibility of use cases for Planner Cards. Additionally, adding the ability to add due dates to each item on a checklist enhances the ability to manage the activity documented in the Card.

                                  87 votes
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                                    6 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • COLOR CODE THE BUCKETS! please.

                                    Color coding the buckets in Planner will really help my visual eye keep my various projects organized. If I really had it together, I'd use the same color to track e-mail to-do's and physical analog folders. Let there be color!

                                    87 votes
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                                    • Outlook integration

                                      Planner I want to see calendars and tasks in Outlook

                                      85 votes
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                                      • Please add a @mention functionality to checklist and comments section in Planner

                                        When I am adding checklist or comments on Planner Tasks then I want to be able to mention a specific employee who the task, or item in checklist is assigned. This way I want the person to be notified.

                                        82 votes
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                                        • Add auditing to the tasks so that there's an audit trail of all changes made and who made the change

                                          Add auditing to the tasks so that there's an audit trail of all changes made and who made the change. This would help show exactly who made what changes and when (time/date stamp on each audit entry) so that you can clearly understand the history of the task and who was involved and when.

                                          81 votes
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