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  1. Notify people assigned to a Task when it is changed/updated or when a comment is captured

    A colleague and I own a task, however when I added a comment and changed the due date on it, I was the only one receiving an email about it, which is really pointless given I know what changes I made and would rather the other people assigned to it received that email/notification/update... Please can this be changed?

    106 votes
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  2. Support @ notifications in Task Comments

    Support @<name> notifications in the Comments field for Tasks.

    83 votes
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  3. Integrate Planner Notifications with Teams Notifications

    Allow users to choose for planner notifications to show up in Teams rather than in Email. We are using Teams for all inter-office communication and I receive notifications from Teams when I have a message there, but we still receive notifications in our email inboxes when we have a task assigned to us. If all notifications could happen in one location, ie. teams, it would be much simpler for everyone.

    48 votes
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  4. Give an option for a reminder

    We are using Planner for a Kanban-Board in our Team. Tasks, which need to be discussed, in our regular meeting, are marked as "tbd".

    Some tasks are taking a long time to be finished, so that an automated reminder (7 | 14 | 21 | etc. days) could help, to inform about the status, when the task wasn`t set to "tbd" for a long time.

    14 votes
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  5. Customize task reminders

    It would be wonderful if the planner task reminders could be customized as they are in Outlook at this time.

    14 votes
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  6. The creator or all assigned members of a task in Teams should get notifications for comments, progress changes etc

    The notifications around Microsoft Teams Tasks do not align with how useful this app can be.. as the creator of a task I want to be notified via email preferably if somebody has commented on the task, made progress, completed etc. If I'm assigned to a collaboration task I also want to be notified when comments are made etc.

    12 votes
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  7. Make Change Notifications Clickable to see Changes

    When I open Planner, I often see a notification popup that says "While you were away there were X changes" but then there's no way to click on the notification to see which changes so the message is fairly useless. Please provide insight into the changes, such as a click through to a changelog where the user can click on individual entries to open that card to see the changes.

    9 votes
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  8. 8 votes
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  9. Notification reminders for tasks

    It will be good to have notification / reminders time period customization so that team can adjust it to meet project specific requirements. Currently, there is only 7 day option but ideally user/owner should be able to edit the timeline when system should push these notifications out for tasks.

    6 votes
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  10. Email people assigned to a Task when it is changed/updated or when a comment is captured

    Me and a colleague own a task, however when I added a comment and changed the due date on it, I was the only one receiving an email about it, which is really pointless given I know what changes I made and would rather the other people assigned to it received that email notification... Please can this be changed?

    6 votes
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  11. Due date highlight indicator update

    Today, if a task is due, the due date will get a red highlight, but it only happens after the due date has past. I'd suggest having multiple colors to denote different ranges. For example:
    * Red if the current date is past the due date
    * Orange if the current date is equal to or 2 days before the due date
    * Yellow if the current date is between 5 or 2 days before the due date
    Note: days should be business days only; not calendar days.

    5 votes
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  12. Email notifications for Exchange OnPrem users

    Currently, if a user mailbox is in Exchange OnPremise they sometimes don't get the email notification letting them know that a task was assigned to them. Its a random issue, the user can receive 1 out of 3 assigned tasks notifications. Microsoft say this is a behavior by design, it is not an issue. This isn't ideal for a hybrid environment.

    5 votes
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  13. People not assigned to tasks get e-mails for all tasks in the plan

    How can the e-mails be limited to only people assigned to the task?

    4 votes
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  14. Reminders, Notify and Mobile app

    Hello,
    1. I suggest that you can set reminders by day and time.
    2. Notify when a check list job is complete.
    3. Receive notification of mobile app when there are changes to tasks.
    Regards,

    4 votes
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  15. Allow ability to set members notifications for assigned task - Team project leaders should be able to force a notification.

    If we want to be able to confidently use Teams to assign tasks, project leaders should be able to force email notification as a means of confirming that the Team member has been notified. As it stands if someone turns off notification, members assigning the tasks do not know that the assigned person has notifications turned off.

    4 votes
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  16. Add a time (in addition to date) to task reminder notification to assignee(s)

    Task reminders only have a date. It would be great to have a time so it reminds people of a task x min before the due time/date like in outlook. Example of application is when the task is to attend a particular event/meeting.

    4 votes
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  17. Comment Notification to Assignee

    Notifications (via an email) of comment are only being sent to assignees originally assigned to the task when task card was created.

    Since creating the task card, assignees have been added and removed. Assignees post task creation are NOT receiving notification/email of new comment. Assignees removed from task are receiving notification/email with comment.

    3 votes
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  18. Notifications: Planner Task notifications should to send to all the member once the task is assigned and also when commented

    Notifications: Planner Task notifications should to send to all the member once the task is assigned and also when commented

    When task is assigned to 20 members initial notifications is sent to their mailbox. But later when commented no one receives notifications. Planner Tasks are also sometimes used for project update and their progress. Hence its always recommended that notifications goes to all the members to whom the task is assigned to.

    With Regards,
    Andrew Raj

    3 votes
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  19. When a task is completed we should have the option to have an email sent with a simple report with start and end and the comments listed.

    We should have the option that when a task is completed to have an email sent to all assigned with a simple report. Containing start and end times/dates and the comments listed.

    3 votes
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  20. Tasks notification configuration

    Notifications should have much more configuration options.
    The amount of notifications is growing as we use the Planner more, and we need to build filters in Outlook to maskout some of the Planner's notifications....

    3 votes
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