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  1. Allow Planner plans to be created in a Private Teams Channel

    When we create a Private Channel in Teams, creating a Planner is not an option in the channel tab. This would be helpful: to allow this subgroup of people to work together on a confidential activity within a team.

    2,129 votes
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  2. Export to Excel Error(Late Tasks)

    Dear Microsoft Team
    When I export plan into Excel and there were late tasks but completed , it appears In the Excel(Late column) false, although they should be true in that case i have to insert new column to identify the late delivery tasks from on-time tasks

    So please fix this feature
    Thanks

    106 votes
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  3. More Attachments

    Planner only allows us to attach 9 attachments to a single bucket and we are finding that we hit that maximum on a regular basis. It boggles me that there is a limit on this as they are all linked to SharePoint and planner is only holding the link not the actual document.

    59 votes
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  4. Prevent Data leaks via comment emails

    We have discovered a security issue with Planner emails. If you receive an email from Planner about new comments, reply to the email and add another address (external address in this case) then the added address gets updates on ALL new comments for that task.

    Steps to reproduce:
    -Assign a task in Planner
    -Add a comment to the task
    -When the email is received from Planner, reply to the email and add an external address
    -Make another comment in Planner
    -External email address gets the comment update.

    There is nowhere in Planner showing this external address subscribed to updates, there…

    33 votes
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  5. To be able to add a person as a watch list rather than assigning them to the task

    We have tasks that leadership is working on, but want to add the team that it will affect so they have the most recent information. Is there a way to have certain folks added as 'assigned' and then a different group of folks to be a 'watcher/watch list'?

    23 votes
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  6. Filter the Dashboard for the creator of a task

    On the dashboard it is currently not possible to filter by whom the task was originally created. We would like to have this feature as well.

    23 votes
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  7. Add member and date in the verification List

    As Trello, it would be very useful if in the verification list, the card owner, could tag a member to do specific tasks.

    Also it would be good if the owner could add a due date for that specific task.

    Exemple:

    You have your task (card) and inside your task you have your verification list that have other sub tasks on it that will have different people to realize it. So if you have a list with 10 sub-tasks you can mark each line to a different person.

    Also you can add a due date for each one of this…

    17 votes
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  8. Copy Plan to Existing Group

    The ability to copy a Plan was recently released (see link below) but this only provides the ability to copy a plan to a new O365 Group. It does not provide the ability to copy a plan to an existing O365 Group. Most people do not want to create a new O365 Group for every Plan they have (Group sprawl). Please offer an option when copying a Plan to either target an existing Group or a new Group based on your preference.

    https://support.office.com/en-us/article/copy-a-plan-50401e13-a25f-40df-93c6-b608cc28c3d4?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

    901 votes
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    Hi everyone,

    We have updated our Copy Plan experience – please try it out today!

    This improvement includes the ability to choose an existing group or team to copy the plan into (or choose to create a new group). You’ll also be able to customize what gets copied over. Attachments can only be copied over into existing groups/teams.

    You can get more details here – https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/planner-blog/expanding-the-copy-plan-and-filtering-features-based-on-your/ba-p/1483491

  9. Reoccurring Tasks with planner!!!

    This is an idea that was voted by almost 10k people. Yet the planner team has neglected to update the people. As someone who sells Microsoft products as an indirect partner, I can say sales are being lost because of this feature. Most calendars have such a basic feature and the planner team said they would have it last November, where is it?? Let's be better Microsoft, release the feature.

    https://planner.uservoice.com/forums/330525-microsoft-planner-feedback-forum/suggestions/12301668-schedule-reoccurring-tasks

    27 votes
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  10. Task logs - trace every modification

    I need to trace all the activity performed to a task like:
    - someone changed the title
    - someone changed the due date
    - someone changed the status
    - someone changed the priority
    e v e r y t h i n g.

    And I need to apply notification to this, if needed.

    53 votes
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  11. Assign tasks to internal people who are not in the Group/Team

    Planners are based on M365 Groups (and Teams) - right now if I try to assign a task to someone who is not currently a member of that Group, Planner will let me - and will quietly add that person to the Group. There are PLENTY of cases where we have stray task assignments we need to track, but we do NOT want to add those people to the overall Group for just one task. Please let us reach outside the Team for task assignments within the organization - and let the assignees still see those tasks in MyTasks, but…

    9 votes
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  12. A view to see all tasks from planners in all channels in a Team

    You can see all tasks from a Planner in a channel

    But you can't see all tasks from multiple Planners in a channel

    And you can't see all tasks from all the Planners that are created in Team

    Basically you can't get a view from multiple Planners...yes, the My Tasks feature allows you to see your tasks across multiple Planners

    ...but a project lead would be interested in seeing all tasks from the multiple planners that exist in a Team

    The only hack is for the project lead to assign themselves every task, then the problem is you can't filter…

    426 votes
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  13. Allow move task from a planner in one Team to a planner in a different Team

    It would really help us execute on a tiered kanban if tasks could be moved to another team altogether, and then moved back when comeplete. Right now there is a limitation because Planner tasks can only be moved with a single O365 group. Please enable the moving of tasks between planners in different teams.

    14 votes
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  14. Assignee Can easily delete the Task


    1. Assignee Can easily delete the Task, How to restrict that?


    2. If Assignee delete the task there is no notification to the Assigner


    21 votes
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  15. Need more advanced permission settings

    I would like to have more advanced permission settings; for example, a permission for a certain user to allow adding buckets, or a permission allows user adding but removing users.

    12 votes
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  16. Planner Desktop App

    It would be very helpful to have a Planner Desktop app. My team uses Microsoft Teams and uses Planner for our different channel projects. In the browser a person can see all tasks assigned to them across the different Planners that they are tagged in but I am unable to see that in Teams. Our team members would be much more likely to fully integrate with using Planner if they could see this Personal dashboard view in a Planner desktop app.

    19 votes
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  17. Assign task to entire team (or channel) in Teams

    I sometimes have the need to assign a task to the entire team (or channel) in Teams when using the Planner. An example would be if everyone in the team are to update the vacation-plan. Instead of adding each single team-member to the task, it would be nice to use the same kind of feature as @mention you can use in a chat, and it automatically assigns the task to everyone in that team.

    Additionally - no limit as to how many that can be assigned the task or how many items in the checklist.
    Then I would use this…

    11 votes
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  18. Task permissions

    Currently, everyone could delete a task. In addition to this, there is neither a tracking of deleted task, nor archived.

    It is a must the owner to be able to set task permissions - read; read/write access, delete, etc.

    12 votes
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  19. Control to delete task

    A) Only the one who creates it can delete the task
    B) Allow to recover delete task

    8 votes
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  20. Need more functions for time management for tasks in Planner

    It would be great if you could add columns to enter the target and the actual time for task completion in Planner.
    Also, it would be wonderful if we can see the amount of time required for each task by clicking the graph in Planner.

    4 votes
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