Suggestions for improving Status Desktop.

Up arrow to edit out last sent message

It would be great if we could edit our last sent message by pressing the up arrow (like on Discord). It saves time as you don,t have to use your mouse.
Suggested by: Moderator (25 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 28 May Comments: 1
Pinned Done Messaging

Extend emoji reactions

We have only these 6 emoticons for reacting to a message; give us the full choice of reacting with _any_ emoji
Suggested by: Lukáš Tinkl (29 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 14 May Comments: 2
Under consideration Messaging

Creating @Desktop, @Mobile, @Status to mention multiple people at the same time

Creating kind of maillists to mention multiple people with a single mention
Suggested by: Khushboo (28 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 12 Mar Comments: 1
Under consideration Messaging

Polls

Would be create to make Polls in group-chats/channels! In Discord it's intended to be done using many emoji reactions. In Telegram there's a special feature for this.
Suggested by: Igor (06 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 14 Jun Comments: 2
Under consideration

Chat Threads

This is one thing I miss from Slack, which is the possibility of organizing messages in threads (see image). Discord supports this as well, though only in channels ...
Suggested by: Dario (26 Apr, '23) Upvoted: 28 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

Keep categories closed on restart and just show channels that have new messages

It would be nice, first, that categories that are closed (minimised/toggled) stayed closed when reopening the app. Secondly, like Discord, when a category is ...
Suggested by: Moderator (05 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 04 May, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Lower default volume of notification sound

Suggested by: Alisher (25 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 09 Dec, '22 Comments: 3
Planned Settings

Show connection error in top bar, not as modal.

Suggested by: Alisher (25 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 28 May Comments: 3
Done

Right click - copy action for messages' actions list

When i right click a message, i should be able to copy it (select appropriate action from suggested actions)
Suggested by: Anastasiya (30 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 28 May Comments: 0
Done Messaging

Support for custom emojis

An user should be able to install an emoji pack or add custom emojis. Communities could also have their own set of emojis
Suggested by: rramos.eth (25 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 04 Apr, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration Messaging

Shareable message links

It should be possible to share (or bookmark) a link to a particular message (e.g. message sent to a channel in a community or even a private message).
Suggested by: Zahary Karadjov (05 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 06 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration Messaging

Tool for migrating private message history

This is a bit controversial feature suggestion, but I'd like to have a tool that would allow me to add additional private message history with a particular contract.
Suggested by: Zahary Karadjov (05 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 31 Jan, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Improve navigation speed between chats and tabs (chat, communities,settings)

It would be great if switching tabs and/or chats were more immediate
Suggested by: Anthony (29 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 12 Dec, '22 Comments: 1
Planned

It would be nice to have double ticks for delivered messages and single tick for sent messages

Similar to other chat apps like whatsapp where you have single tick indicating a message is sent successfully and a double tick indicating a message is delivered, ...
Suggested by: Prem (28 May) Upvoted: 29 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

Signature simplification

Simple UI explanations of what the TX will do. ie, you browse onto a website, go to sign a TX, it should explain what you are giving permission to do, ie. “By signing ...
Suggested by: lilchichi (15 Nov, '23) Upvoted: 24 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

Allow sending files (.txt at least)

There is a need to send logs , would be nice to do it within Status.
Suggested by: Anastasiya (07 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 09 Jun Comments: 0
Under consideration

Syntax highlighting for shared code snippets

When I share code snippets using the special markdown syntax: ```language code code ``` ... I expect the code to be highlighted.
Suggested by: Zahary Karadjov (02 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 06 Mar Comments: 1
Planned

Custom theme support

It would be awesome to have custom theming support similar to what's available using the BetterDiscord client. Users can create a CSS file that contains colors, ...
Suggested by: Du Cheng (08 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 04 Dec, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Display a line separator indicating which messages are new in a channel since your last visit

This feature is present in most modern group chat applications.
Suggested by: Zahary Karadjov (05 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 11 Mar Comments: 2
Done Messaging

Change highlight color of jump-to messages

There's an issue describing the problem here: https://github.com/status-im/status-desktop/issues/8271 In a nutshell: let's change the color of the highlighted ...
Suggested by: r4bbit (28 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 14 May Comments: 1
Done Messaging

Delegate wallet feature

A delegate feature, so that you can use hot wallet to connect and verify holdings on your cold wallet without the risk of loosing everything with one simple click. ...
Suggested by: lilchichi (15 Nov, '23) Upvoted: 15 Nov, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Dollar cost average option when buying

DCA, from bank to wallet. Give people the opportunity to build up their assets passively, this guarantees TX fees via Status. ie. Give permission for weekly/monthly ...
Suggested by: lilchichi (15 Nov, '23) Upvoted: 15 Nov, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Removable Paired devices

We've got a maximum of 3 paired devices, but no way of removing them. If you change your phone or computer and the list is full, you won't be able to pair and sync ...
Suggested by: Dario (17 Feb, '23) Upvoted: 04 May, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Add a messages counter for muted channel

I want to know how many messages are in the channel that I muted. Telegram has an example (please see attachment) The counter should be shown as "inactive" and ...
Suggested by: Anastasiya (13 Jan, '23) Upvoted: 20 Jan, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Switch to chat (CMD+K) should offer fuzzy matching

Competing products such as Discord and Slack offer fuzzier matching where typing "jms" for example will successfully match for a contact named "James".
Suggested by: Zahary Karadjov (07 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 28 Feb, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Click'n'Drag select across multiple messages

You can currently select text from a single message when click'n'dragging. This is kind of bothersome when trying to copy several messages to a text editor or to ...
Suggested by: dlipicar (28 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 05 Dec, '22 Comments: 2
Planned Messaging

Support for Pinning user chats

Motivation: A user often as important chats that he/she wants to always be on top or easily accessible, but these often get pushed down when there is a lot of other 1 ...
Suggested by: iuri (09 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 04 Apr, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Keyboard shortcut to move through channel and group chats history

Back history navigation: As a user, I want to press the "Modifier Key + Arrow Left" to move to the previously selected channel or group chat Forward history ...
Suggested by: Stefan (05 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 06 Dec, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration Messaging

Allow setting own custom status (message)

A mere online/offline is boring, we want fancy descriptive message with some emoji :)
Suggested by: Lukáš Tinkl (29 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 26 Apr, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration Messaging

Status - MasterCard Debit Card

Our company can enable status to launch a status branded debit card directly integrated into web or mobile. In order to use the card a user has to perform a soft ...
Suggested by: Pascal Kurzawa (22 Jan) Upvoted: 15 Jun Comments: 0
Under consideration

Add the ability to re-order Communities in sidebar

Similar to Discord - adding the ability to drag Community icons in the sidebar up and down to change their ordering. Allows users to place their most visited ...
Suggested by: Ben Thayer (13 Mar, '23) Upvoted: 16 Mar, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Increase image profile size in the chat section list

Motivation: The profile images on the chat list are quite small, this makes it hard to quickly parse what chat it is. Also the status color is REALLY small and very ...
Suggested by: iuri (09 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 12 Dec, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Text formatting

Please could we add underline as an option, either in the format bar, or allow ctrl + u? Could the bold text also be bolder? Currently it doesn't stand out very much
Suggested by: Rachel (05 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 20 Jan, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration Messaging

Mute community sections

Allow mute the whole section of channels in a community
Suggested by: Igor (05 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 08 Dec, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration Messaging

Advanced Search Operators

Competing chat applications such as Discord and Slack feature advanced search operators which allow to search messages from specific authors, or from specific date ...
Suggested by: Zahary Karadjov (05 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 10 Dec, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Cmnd+K to find chat/contact (navigation similar to discord)

Suggested by: andrey (28 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 06 Dec, '22 Comments: 4
Done Messaging

Scroll UX is not comfortable when using touch pad

It isn't easy to control the scroll when using the touchpad. It behaves as if it had inertia so with minimal finger movement, the scroll moves super fast almost ...
Suggested by: Ivansete (03 Aug, '23) Upvoted: 04 Aug, '23 Comments: 3
Done

Support spoiler markdown

Like in Discord, surrounding text with `||` like this ||spoiler|| makes the spoiler hidden unless the user clicks on it.
Suggested by: Moderator (16 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 16 Dec, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Make the Chat look less crowded

The chat area looks very crowded and overwhelming. I think its mainly because there is no spacing between messages. We can compare with Discord to understand
Suggested by: Khushboo (09 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 09 Dec, '22 Comments: 1
Planned

Being able to cancel a message reply by pressing esc key on the keyboard

It would be helpful to have a keyboard shortcute to cancel a message reply by pressing esc key on the keyboard
Suggested by: Brian Sztamfater (06 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 06 Dec, '22 Comments: 1
Done

Support clipboard image pasting

Support pasting a screenshot from the clipboard like most of the apps do.
Suggested by: LNSD (05 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 03 Aug, '23 Comments: 1
Done Messaging

improve how new messages are shown on the community

instead of only being a "lighter" color whenever a new message arrives to a channel in a community, would be useful to have a more "visible" distinctive.. maybe using ...
Suggested by: Johannes W (05 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 09 Dec, '22 Comments: 1
Planned

Importer from Slack

It should be easy for communities and organizations currently using Slack to migrate their message history to Status.
Suggested by: Zahary Karadjov (05 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 03 Feb, '23 Comments: 1
Planned

Support ENS for contact request

Being able to add a contact using their ENS or stateofus.eth name
Suggested by: fryorcraken (05 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 05 Dec, '22 Comments: 1
Done

Pressing Arrow Down in inputs

Pressing the Arrow Down key when the cursor is in the middle or in the start of the last line of text should move the cursor to the end of the line. This is the ...
Suggested by: Alisher (12 May) Upvoted: 14 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

Community Gamification

A strategy increasingly implemented in companies, social networks, is a system of points that are used to highlight the member of the community, whether due to their ...
Suggested by: dr Otavio M.D. (07 May) Upvoted: 08 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

Link previews: add option to enable/disable link previews with exceptions

Suggested initially by Igor: when managing which sites to enable link previews for, we could add the following options: 1) Enable link previews for ALL domains ...
Suggested by: Ben Thayer (19 Sept, '23) Upvoted: 20 Sept, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Add the ability to search through sent media (pics and videos /docs/links) in any message.

Similar to WhatsApp - have an option where users can search through just the media that has been shared in 1on1 / ad-hoc group message and in community channels.
Suggested by: imagiMary (24 Apr, '23) Upvoted: 24 Apr, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Unread indicator (red dot without counter) meaning there are some unread messages

Unread indicator (red dot without counter) meaning there are some unread messages in groups / channels that are not mentions or replies or 1x1 chat messages (where we ...
Suggested by: Anastasiya (04 Apr, '23) Upvoted: 04 Apr, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Spellchecker

A spellchecker (especially for messages) would be useful!
Suggested by: imagiMary (16 Mar, '23) Upvoted: 16 Mar, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration