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  1. I want to stop my MS Teams availability icon changing automatically to Away when I'm not active on Teams for a few mins

    When I'm not active on Teams for more than 5 minutes my status changes automatically to Away. I cannot change this in my settings and it's really annoying, because I'm usually still available to my colleagues, just busy with some other application, working on something else on my PC... It should be possible for the user to define when his status should change to Away, the fact that Teams changes the user status automatically is a clear show stopper.

    6 votes
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  2. 1 vote
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  3. Teams should include a telecom dial-in by default for all paid plans

    Especially during this time period when the vast majority of people are working remote due to the pandemic, Microsoft should include dial-ins for meetings by default without requiring separate purchase.

    We are at the Enterprise E3 level and we pay a significant amount of money for M365 including Teams yet we are forced to direct our employees to use outside services for videoconferencing if anyone external attends. This is because we have to account for some customers that want to dial-in as opposed to attending online.

    Just about all other videoconferencing tools provide cost free/included dial-ins with their services (Zoom,…

    1 vote
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  4. 1 vote
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  5. Mark and Write on Pictures of Assignments

    If students submit pictures of their work, it should be possible for the teacher to mark these pictures with a "drawing" function or place ticks on the picture and also to write comments on the picture and then return it to the students. This function is possible on other remote teaching platforms.

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  6. Teams Defaults to Lowercase

    Teams Defaults to Lowercase when you breakaway/return. PAIN for us CAD Designers/Drafters. We "Seem" to do a-lot of unintended Screaming, we catch it, train-of-thought breaks, we re-gear/re-type (sometimes). We end up having to clarify or we question what/how we are receiving, It really "Snowballs". Takes a decent chunk of minute or more. i.e. I'm not CAD'n right now... Great Thanks. RGS

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  7. More confortable and clearer use

    I'm using MS Teams for school stuff, and I would like, to have it al little bit clearer, for example having all task on one page and not, like is it now, that I have to chose the channel/team at first. You could make it, that you have all channels on the task-page and are able to unfold the tasks of it and of all other channels too.
    I also would like to get a message to remind me, when I haven't submitted a task yet, so that I can't forget that

    1 vote
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  8. Implement possibility to add people to Teams/Channels and to chat with different email's domain (as it was at S4B)

    Implement possibility to add people to Teams/Channels and to chat with different email's domain (as it was at S4B)

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  9. creating a new contact group directly from an existing Team

    I want to create a new contact group directly from an existing Team.

    More concretely the Team already exists and I want to create a contact group with exactly the same name and team members. So is there a simple way to create a contact group for exactly these same members without having to select them 1 by 1 again.

    1 vote
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  10. Enable multi-select when creating a new contact group

    Enable to select multiple individual contacts simultaneously when creating a new contact group.
    Either through a multi-select function or the CTRL function key.

    1 vote
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  11. Please still display Teams name in Teams head

    After Dec.13 Teams update, the team name is not displayed anymore beside with channel name on the top of right hand screen, it is very hard to know which team you are working, specially if you have many teams, similar channel names, for example, General channel, hard to find out which team’s General if team name is not shown. Can have an option to let users to choose if can display Team name or hide Team name to get more work space?

    3 votes
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  12. Unable to add guest users to a private channel

    When creating a private channel in a team and inviting new guest users to the channel, you cannot add the users to the channel successfully.

    There is a workaround, but it isn’t the solution for the underlying problem. So, please improve the behavior.

    ・ Workaround: Delete the guest user > Re-invite the guest user and add him

    4 votes
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  13. Improve how we can tell who is talking in a teams meeting?

    Right now we can't tell who is talking in Teams if we are sharing. It would be good if that person came up to the top in the chat window with-in the meeting.

    74 votes
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  14. Allow draft chats to persist in the "recent" nav bar on the left.

    When drafting a new chat and then navigating away from it (e.g., to respond to an incoming chat) the draft chat does not show on the recent listing of chats. One has to re-enter the person to which you are sending the chat to retrieve the draft.

    16 votes
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  15. Using tag groups to send secure messages to members tagged in that group

    People managers are always looking for a way to host secure communications. Outside of establishing a private sub-channel we really don't have any secure communication options. The problem with making a secure channel is that it breaks taxonomy structures and can lead to orphaned documents. By making @tagged group communications private to only that group. Members can have secure communications in the same open channel as regular communications.

    2 votes
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  16. Chat and review files at the same time

    Id like to be able to chat and review files at the same time. Its incredibly clunky to have to constantly navigate back and forth between screens and makes it difficult to use. I should be able to have the chat feature opened while navigating between teams, channels and documents.

    6 votes
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  17. I would like to link to teams/channels in chats or threads in other teams/channels

    I want to be able to link to teams and channels like you can link to a person. In a private chat, I could tell someone "That info is in @Developers#General" to point them to a team and channel. Or in one channel, I could reference a different channel in the same team, "This is related to the convo we had in #backend"

    5 votes
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  18. Channels to be not hidden by default

    When several channels are created in a team they are hidden by default.
    My suggestion is that all channels are visible by default and the users have to manually "hide" them if they don´t want to be bothered by them.

    The reason for my suggestion:
    Even though teams is intuitive and simple, not all users feel that way, and they get confused when they see that some channels are hidden? In some cases their first thought is that the channels are hidden from them for a reason (systems are supposed to be smart, right?) so they don´t even click on…

    6 votes
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  19. REMINDER OF CHAT LINKED AND CREATED IN TODO

    Things discussed in channel or Chat sometimes turns into task and also I wanted it to remind me . Reminder feature in team is entirely missing.
    My suggestion is if the particular chat can be linked and created as Task from there to TO DO APP . In TODO app can set reminder etc.
    Just like outlook and Todo can combine same way if in channel and team chat message can be linked and created as task

    27 votes
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