Microsft Teams: Some search results don't appear until filtering

Minic, Michael W 1 Reputation point
2020-06-11T20:30:02.29+00:00

In Microsoft Teams, I'm trying to search for when a certain person sends a message to the General channel of a team, or for mentions of a term in the General channel. If I type the term or person in the search bar at the top, I get results from some teams (but not all of them), and from private conversations (things in the Chat tab). If I go to filter and choose a particular Team, then I can see more results. Why do those results not show up when I don't have the filter? Shouldn't ALL matches be showing without the filter?

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  1. Leon Laude 85,716 Reputation points
    2020-06-11T20:43:48.047+00:00

    Hi,

    Did you try using search modifiers for richer search results?

    Search for messages and more in Teams
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/search-for-messages-and-more-in-teams-4a351520-33f4-42ab-a5ee-5fc0ab88b263

    Best regards,
    Leon

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  2. Sharon Zhao-MSFT 25,081 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2020-06-12T05:19:37.153+00:00

    Hi MinicMichaelW-5886,

    When you use search bar to search some terms, the results keeping loading when you slide the scrollbar.

    I guess the results you have seen are not the whole.

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