By the time the search is done, I'm done typing my phone number completely so I press "Enter" to start the call, except it just erases the full number I typed and Teams replaces it for the first 5 or 6 numbers.
Do you mean when you type the full phone number in Teams search, it will replace the phone number you typed?
Is there a way for Teams not to search a number?
Yes. If you prefer to limit how people find you, you can turn off either your phone number, email, or both. To turn them off:
- Open Microsoft Teams.
- Select Settings and more More options button, then select Settings Settings button.
- Select Privacy.
- Under Manage how people can find you, select Manage contact information.
- From here you can turn the toggle for your email or phone number on or off.
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