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  1. Provide a Teams API To send direct messages to users

    Currently, the only way to send messages is to post a message on a channel in a team. It would be great if there could be an API to send a direct message to the users. Please let me know if it already exists, because I could not find any such method in the chat object here :
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/graph/api/resources/teams-api-overview?view=graph-rest-beta

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  2. Provide webhooks for Microsoft Teams messages.

    We are integrating Microsoft Teams threaded chat into our product offering. Our users will interact with the channel-based chat using both the Microsoft Teams application and from within our application. To avoid polling, we would like to be able to subscribe to Microsoft Teams related events. Of interest are events related to new channel messages. We found similar subscriptions for files and email, but nothing related to Microsoft Teams.

    See documentation for /subscription endpoints, Change notifications: "Use the Microsoft Graph API to get change notifications"

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  3. User Provisioning API

    MS Teams configuration is currently split between two powershell modules: the Skype for Business Online PS Module and the Teams PS module.

    We're using these to provision MS Teams, but it is cumbersome to do remote PS, the SfBO Module has stringent limits like number of sessions, throttling and speed overall (takes a long time to even get a session).

    My suggestion is to move everything to MS graph.. and for end users, extend the MS Teams PS module using these newly established graph API functionality and offer them to developers as well. We'd be a lot more effective being…

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  4. When I download a message of teams channel, I would like to have access to the inline images.

    I got the html-code, but the URLs of the embedded images are kind of https://eu-api.asm.skype.com.eu.cas.ms/v1/objects/... and I only have access to them when I am connected via the TeamsClient. My Angular App uses the MSAL library.

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  5. API method for creating a chat thread message reply

    I am in need of an API method which can be used to create a chat thread reply message. The latest beta version of the Microsoft Graph API will allow me to create a new chat thread along with the first message, but I cannot add additional messages or replies.

    The documentation states that this feature will be included in a future release. I'm adding this feature request to express my interest in this planned feature.

    I need this method because I am migrating discussions from another CMS, into Microsoft Teams.

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  6. API to create Teams for Classes

    Add API calls to let developers create Teams for Classes. Also add API calls to allow developers to connect to the "Assignment" tabs - to be able to export averaged grades... etc.

    Also - please clarify what is deprecated and what is relevant in the documentation. It is very difficult to figure out what is still being supported and what is not. (I.e. Microsoft Classroom vs Microsoft Teams for Education).

    I found Office 365 REST API for Schools/Teachers... but I am not finding anything that can access the new framework in teams.

    Please help!

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