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  1. ALLOW Chat/Calls on Teams between the Teacher (Owner) and students (members) while RESTRICTING between students

    Be able to set user/group POLICY for CHAT with OPTIONS:

    • ALLOW students (TEAM MEMBERS) to CALL teachers (TEAM OWNERS)
    • RESTRICT students (TEAM MEMBERS) from calling other students (TEAM MEMBERS)
    • ALLOW teachers (TEAM OWNERS) to CALL students (TEAM MEMBERS)
    • ALLOW students (TEAM MEMBERS) to CHAT with teachers (TEAM OWNERS)
    • RESTRICT students (TEAM MEMBERS) from CHAT with other students (TEAM MEMBERS)
    • ALLOW teachers (TEAM OWNERS) to CHAT with students (TEAM MEMBERS)

    192 votes
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    16 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Executive Assistant

    Full Delegation for Executive Assistants and Personal Assistants.

    Executive assistants need the ability to provide support to C Suite execs within teams


    • Create meetings within the Teams application

    • Create meetings for all members of a specific team, I need to be able to quickly, click on a team and schedule a meeting for all members, without having to work out who is in that team and add them one by one to a calendar invite!


    • View team chats, files, wikki etc via the Teams application for the Exec


    • To see what tasks have been assigned to my Executive


    I do…

    176 votes
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  3. Meeting notes should allow full OneNote capability

    Full OneNote capability should be available in Meeting Notes. For example you cannot use flags in Meeting Notes but flags are available and commonly used in OneNote. Another example is basic cut/copy/paste functionality is different between OneNote and Meeting Notes.

    213 votes
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  4. Bug: Inconsistency in being able to add users to Private Channels via Web/Desktop Clients

    Referred from Tech Community: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-teams/can-t-add-members-to-private-channels/m-p/1088400#M42918

    Issue is inconsistency when adding users to private channels via the web and desktop clients. Sometime users can and sometimes users can't. Workarounds to this solution include adding them on mobile (both IoS/Android) and completely removing member from the Team and re-adding them

    379 votes
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  5. Hide or Delete Existing Teams Templates

    Is there plans to allow the ability to hide or delete Teams templates?

    There are templates that don't apply to some organizations, such as "Collaborate within a Bank Branch", "Collaborate on Patient Care", "Hospital", "Organize a Store", etc.

    The amount of options for Teams templates now adds to a wealth of confusion to users when they go to create a team.

    Currently when you highlight any Template in the Teams Admin Center the only options are to edit or Duplicate.

    55 votes
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  6. pop out teams channel

    Pop out channel discussions into another window just like Chats.

    151 votes
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  7. in breakout rooms having access to a call queue ticket

    As a teacher, I put the students in various breakout rooms (I can have 15 breakout rooms/class). When students need help or want to share their ideas with me, they call me, however if Im in a current meeting room my options are to hang up on them, accept the call or chat (which takes away my from my time). If they want me in their rooms they keep calling me, or leave the class...which is very frustrating for both parties!!!!

    It would be a great idea in breakout rooms to incorporate a 'queue ticket' with 1 click... so they…

    27 votes
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  8. Customize default sort order of folders in Teams

    Folders in Teams are sorted by default on last modified date. There is no option to set a different default sort order like an alphabetic sort order.

    Please add options that allows the user to set his/her own default sort order in order to sort folder names in Teams.

    831 votes
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  9. Delete button to delete converstaions

    Please insert icon of Delete Button so we can delete converstaions instead of continuing to carry them over!

    95 votes
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  10. Test or Assessment Proctor Meeting Version - Proctor can mute/unmute testers

    Education partners have an urgent need for an affordable proctoring tool that they can mute/unmute participants during an a secure assessment to minimize the noise generated by several participants during testing. This special Proctored Assessment Meeting would have a warning that the organizer can mute/unmute any participants microphone, letting participants know that privacy is different in Proctored Meetings.

    LockDown browsers will not close web-based video conference applications like Microsoft Teams - web or Google Meets when opened. To proctor a test with several students, this MSTeams-web version needs to be available for testers to begin a proctored meeting prior to…

    83 votes
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  11. Create ability for Teams Meeting Organizer to allow other Presenters the ability to manage break out rooms.

    We use teams for education. Often there are multiple instructors and the meeting organizer may not be present. We need the ability for the organizer to appoint one or more people to be able to manage break-out rooms, manage roster, and End Meeting

    28 votes
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  12. Disable auto away status

    The option to disable the automatically away icon.

    80 votes
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  13. Hide user presence from external contacts

    External contacts are able to see your availability in real time which has various implications for security, business operations and relationships. Please include a global option to prevent external contacts from seeing internal user presence.

    87 votes
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  14. disable meeting button in team channel

    Possibility of disabling the "meet now" button for some team channels and thus avoid a massive meeting when there are groups of more than 2000 people

    38 votes
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  15. Raise Hand: order in which hands have been raised

    In a larger meeting it is sometimes difficult for the "moderator" to keep track who wants to say something. Wouldn't if be good to associate every raised hand with a number that keeps track of who raised their hand first?

    85 votes
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  16. Students view all assignments at once

    Add the ability for students to view all of their assignments at once across all of their class teams.

    Currently students can only view assignments 1 class team at a time.

    Please add the ability for them to see all of their assignments at once, the assignments tab on the left currently is a perfect home for this, and if i remember correctly used to display all assignments for the user, however it now gives the exact same interface as navigating to the individual team and clicking on the assignments tab at the top.

    145 votes
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  17. Automatically pop out a chat when Teams is minimized

    The new pop-out feature for Teams should be optimized to automatically pop out any incoming chat when Teams is minimized, in the background, or when the user is not in the chat module. Additionally, any subsequent incoming chats should be side-tabbed within the original pop-out.

    90 votes
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  18. Enable meetings and live events to stream directly to outside rtmp(s)

    So add a option to OUTPUT the meeting or live event to a outside RTMP(S) URL to cast a meeting directly into a outside platform.

    This way use a meeting/live event but doing real time playback on any other platform.

    160 votes
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  19. delete chat history

    I guess this is the only platform that does not allow to delete chat history and chat person.

    74 votes
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  20. Use tags and distribution lists for invites.

    During an ad-hoc channel meeting. Have the ability to use tags or distribution lists to invite while in meeting.

    86 votes
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