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  1. Theme - giving headaches

    Please help create more themes, these colors are giving me a headache. Skype is much cleaner and modern.

    42 votes
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  2. Add ability to separate call/meeting into new window

    If all our team communications are in the same app as our Wiki and Notes, we really need to be able to have calls and meetings pop out in a separate window so that we can keep the call visible (e.g. full-screen on a secondary monitor) while still accessing our notes and conversations.

    42 votes
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  3. Allows user to customize the color schema

    In the dark theme, some text still not readable after your efforts. Please consider to let us to setup my own color scheme (such as color of plain text, color of link, color of shadow).

    42 votes
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  4. Don't Close Call when Teams window Closed

    This happens to me about 5 times a day. Literally. I'm chatting to someone and they close the window to find another one and the call ends.

    In Skype, closing the Window doesn't end the call.

    On iOS, closing the Window doesn't end the call.

    Why does it end the call on Windows?

    42 votes
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  5. More than 15 pinned conversations

    Why limit it to 15 pinned conversations? are we in the 80's? we should be able to pin any number of conversations. Now, I can't find with my team.

    Teams is supposed to make our life better not hate the product.

    41 votes
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  6. Make it like Slack. Don’t buy Slack though.

    Teams is mostly pretty lame. Slack is way better. Just make it like Slack. But don’t buy Slack, y’all would probably ruin or kill it like you did the Sunrise calendar app 💔.

    41 votes
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  7. Open a thread, replying... too confusing.

    current typing design in team(group) chat has two function;

    1.open thread
    2. reply to a tread

    currently it is too confusing if someone is to start a chat.
    So my team members make mistake in this way very frequently;

    Open a thread, enter
    Then open another thread, enter(even if they wanted to reply to the thread that they have just opened)

    Eventually, rather than having one thread and one reply to add comment, we have two separated thread..

    This happens a lot... I mean, almost everybody is confusing where they are typing.

    So, how about move typing focus to reply…

    41 votes
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  8. Chat messages must show up in Activity > feed

    I typically have the "Activity" tab open so I can quickly glance at the barrage of messages exchanged throughout the workday, and peruse the ones that I want in detail by clicking on a message in the Feed. However, chats do not show up in this feed, requiring me to go over to the "Chat" tab instead. It would be nice for all messages to show up in Activity/Feed.

    41 votes
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  9. 41 votes
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  10. Create a separate chat window in Teams

    Instead of having to select the Chat category within teams and using the large teams screen, I would like to have a separate chat window as well as Chat Icon at the bottom toolbar.

    40 votes
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  11. Need a mini/compact version of Teams

    Need a mini/compact version of Teams client and ability to select the type of content (eg: content only, attendees etc like Skype for Business) instead of occupying whole screen

    40 votes
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  12. Ability to order the channels within a team...

    Unless I just can't find it:) The channels order by creation. Would love to be able to reorder them by dragging them.

    40 votes
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  13. Improve UI for threaded conversations

    I think that the threaded conversation view has a fundamental UI problem.

    At present, the text control at the bottom of the view will start a new conversation, and replying to an existing conversation requires a specific action.

    We have been trained by pretty much every other chat program in the world that the box at the bottom of the screen is for typing a reply to the current conversation. To change this behavior requires Teams users to un-learn a common behavior and re-learn it just for this program.

    Users spend most of their time using other programs. Conforming to…

    39 votes
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  14. Change text size

    Given today's high resolution monitors, the text is too small to read. give the user the ability to resize the text so they can actually read it.

    39 votes
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  15. Move the banner to the top right or allow setting to move it. It covers the text box.

    The notification banner shows in the bottom right. Allow users to select where they want it (top or bottom). It covers up the text box so I cannot see what I am typing when it appears.

    38 votes
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  16. Promote Checklist Item UI in Planner needs better feedback and Undo

    When you click the promote button on a checklist item in Planner, the item disappears with no indication of what happened. I've had users complain that items are being deleted.

    The item was properly promoted to its own task, but the UI does not give the user any indication of what happened.

    I've tested this on the OWA/Browser version of Planner and the Windows desktop version of Planner.

    Perhaps a fading message could be added. Or perhaps the checklist item could be left in the list for a moment, with a message about what happened and undo and dismiss buttons.

    38 votes
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  17. Screen Sharing Meeting Controls Should Auto-hide or minimize

    On Screen Sharing Meeting Controls Should Auto-hide or minimize.
    The current setup shows the incoming video of the presenter and the Meeting control hover over the presenters screen share causing some data to be covered by the controls.

    37 votes
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  18. Cache recent messages

    In a chat or channel, scroll up a few pages - you will see that the messages are temporarily displayed as placeholders until they are fetched from the server.

    Now scroll down again. Your most recent messages are also shown as placeholders until fetched from the server, despite representing only a few kilobytes of data, if that.

    All messages should be cached locally for a decent amount of time, to increase interactivity. The time and size of the cache should have sensible defaults but be configurable by the user.

    37 votes
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  19. Allow more than one inline code in one message

    `something` something `darkside`; only the first will be displayed as code

    37 votes
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  20. Can we have an option to get rid of the Store icon in Teams?

    Yeah, I get it, Microsoft wants to sell ****.

    In a corporate environment, though, I can't actually buy anything. Nor do I want anything except a collaboration app that isn't a pain **********. So the icon is just more clutter in what I feel is an already-cluttered interface.

    (I'm sure there are free apps in the store; I just don't care.)

    36 votes
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