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  1. I am tired of having to re-sign into the app on my phone.

    I am not sure if anybody else experiences this, but I seem to have to re-log into the flow chat application on my iPhone 1-2 times a week. It is starting to get annoying. If there is a fix that will address this this I am all ears.

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    • Improve the "View Completed Tasks" option

      Currently, if we manually clear completed tasks, and then later click on "View Completed Tasks", they just show up in an unorganized list by themselves. We'd like to be able to view them in-line where they were before they were manually cleared (but still "completed"). That way we can see where they previously fit in with the remaining open tasks (basically, it would just "undo" the clear completed tasks).

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      • Save multiple notes in a task instead of just one

        In an individual task one can save multiple files. It would be very useful if one could also save multiple notes instead of only one. This would allow you to name notes, divide note subject material, and stay more organized.

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        • Add overview favourites

          I'm currently spending a lot of time navigating between chat and different workspaces to get to some common projects. The "Overview" tab (visible when multiple workspaces are enabled) is currently a bit anaemic, just a "Favourites" list with defaults in it.

          I'd love to have my workspace favourites promoted to this view as well so that I have one pace to quickly navigate through common projects.

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          • Stronger Scheduling

            I have a task that is due the first and third Thursday of the month. There is no way for me to schedule this. Review Microsoft's scheduling in Outlook Tasks and mimic those capabilities.

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              1 comment  ·  Improvements  ·  Admin →
              not planned  ·  Luke Seeley responded

              We do not have plans to offer more complex due dates for tasks at this point in time. You’ll unfortunately have to create two separate tasks.

            • Alfred Workflows

              I use Alfred v2 and its workflow feature in great extent.
              I'd like to be abel to add tasks directly to a workspace/list by writing it in Alfred. This can ofc be achieved by making Alfred send Flow a task created from a email, but that seems lika a rather round about way of making that happen.

              If I just had the option to write tasks with querys into url paths this would be as simple as pie! :D

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                not planned  ·  Luke Seeley responded

                We have no specific plans to support third-party tools like this, but will have a public API about in the near future and will be encouraging our users to build tools for each other like this.

              • Group together multiple notifications on Android

                Each notification from GetFlow shows up as a separate icon and notification on Android, requiring me to clear tens of notifications several times a day to keep my notification bar and panel from being completely dominated by these tiny notifications. As per the Android design guides, notifications from the same app shouls group when there are more than four. Android system is supposed to group them itself if the app doesn't do it, so I wonder how/why/if the GetFlow devs broke this built-in functionality somehow? I'd like my notifications bar back, please. In the meantime I have disabled all mobile…

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                • Could the calendar view be improved on mobile devices to look the same as the desktop?

                  Could the calendar view be improved on mobile devices to look the same as the desktop?

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                    not planned  ·  Cyrus Molavi responded

                    We don’t have plans at this point to change the display style of the calendar on mobile. We’ll keep an eye on this regardless! Thanks

                  • iOS feedback form

                    Feedback form in iOS app.
                    As a mobile user I want to provide feedback without leaving the app so that I can improve Flow whilst staying in the flow.

                    Current state: I have to remember the issue, go to the online or desktop version and then submit feedback (i.e. what I'm doing now...). This is inconvenient, disruptive and means that ideas will be lost.

                    Cheers
                    BC

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                    • Mirroring

                      I want to link a task from an organizational board to my personal board & I want changes to update automatically between both

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                        not planned  ·  0 comments  ·  Admin →
                      • Attaching icon/image to the project name/details section

                        It would be great to have the option of an icon/small image next to the project name bar where the other details/links are.

                        I think it would be especially beneficial to a team of creatives who are stimulated visually. Specifically those working with products, for a visual reference is often better than a product code.

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                        • Add task to (selected/all)

                          I have much duplication in my job. For instance we want to on-board all of our customers in the same way to ensure a consistent approach. To do this I will create a template project with some basic tasks I need to complete for all new customers during the on-boarding process.

                          This works very well however things change and my and my team learn new things during this process that would benefit future customers during their on-boarding process. This usually involves the need to add a new task to the template and often the need to replicate that task to…

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                          • Add new tasks anywhere in mobile app

                            As a mobile user
                            I want to add a task wherever I am in the app
                            So that new tasks can be captured as and when I need to.

                            Doesn't break context.
                            Returns to the previous screen after creation.

                            Currently... when using the mobile app, I cannot create a new task if I am viewing a task.

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                            • See notifications from ALL organizations in real time (not via email) rather than switch back and forth looking for updates

                              Hey Flow,

                              We are a couple of companies under the same owner. We have people in various positions that need to access both organizations. It would be great to be able to navigate between multiple organizations and see notifications as they come, rather than flip back and forth and check for updates.

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                                not planned  ·  Cyrus Molavi responded

                                I can see how this would be annoying. We don’t have plans to enable viewing multiple teams at once, so there are two workaround options available:
                                - have the people that work for both companies have two browser windows open (in incognito / private mode) so that they can flip between windows a little more quickly; or
                                - combine both companies to be on the same Flow “team” and make workspaces locked so that the right people can only join the right workspaces.

                              • Options when adding new projects (top of list, new indicator)

                                As a creator of projects with many existing projects already
                                I want to have straightforward access and visual cues
                                So that I can find and move my projects around.

                                When adding a new project, the project always appears at the bottom of my list. This behaviour is OK, however... I have a number of projects and the new one - that I'm working on - appears right at the end. I then have to move the project to the correct place. It would be easier (for me anyway) to have the new project at the top of the list.

                                *…

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                                • New flow

                                  Hello, I am writing about the new flow. There are a few things that we dont like:
                                  1. it is difficult to see notifications. Before it was just 1 click now it all separate
                                  2. the default page was the projects page, now we have to find it
                                  3. My tasks order is totally different than in the project page
                                  4. it is very easy to accidentally delete a project when trying to move it somewhere. I have already done it a few times
                                  5. everything is so compressed and the title takes so much space that we have to…

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                                  • The ability to assign a task to a team you're not a member of or have a place for tasks that can be created outside of teams

                                    It would be great to have the option for anyone to create a task for any other team, even if they're not a member of that team. For example, if I've got some junior admin staff who I want to have restricted access to everything else, I don't want them to be on the main admin team but if something come up that they can't deal with, it would be great if they could create a task for the admin team (even though they're not a member of that team) for them to look into.
                                    Another idea could be to…

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                                    • Option to Turn Off Notifications for Catch Up

                                      Not everyone on a team needs to see everything is being done or to "catch up." It would be nice to be able to remove the notification badge.

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                                      • Bot Integration for Chat

                                        I use Slack for some companies, and Howdy is a wonderful help for running stand-ups. This would would be a helpful addition, and perhaps supporting integrations with BotKit for chat.

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                                        • Back Button (or drop down History box)

                                          Often when flicking between multiple tasks (via notifications, or manually in the project task view) it can become tricky to remember which task you were previously working in.

                                          It would be useful to have either a 'Back' button which changes the task window to the previous task you had open - or have a drop down 'history' box, which lists the last 10 tasks or projects you had open, and clicking on it would open that specific task.

                                          I imagine it would fit well in the top row, maybe near the notifications tab?

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