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  1. Decommission it.

    Bad UX, bad reliability, bad usability, bad eeverything. Nobody would use it if they had to pay for it.

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    • Cannot control and click on the entire content in screen sharing

      When someone is sharing content and you have got control you cannot click all of the content as the client meeting controls are displayed no matter what. A good example is if you control another PC and wants to click the start menu in Windows...just not possible!
      There are some similar posts about this but none that covered this specific detail. The auto-hide feature is OK as well as run the meeting in full screen mode but still this limitation comes around.

      Please see my attached screenshot.

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      • The UI/UX is suck...

        Change Like slack - no depth, no distribution, but on screen channel as SLACK DOES~!!!!!

        Take off yourself and do like slack. Mimic is not shame..

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        • Activity is always the thread when starting the app, this should be customisable.

          Allow a user to "land" on a chosen area and actual thread rather than the default "recent activity"

          Also notification customisation for certain teams only rather than a catch-all

          I want to see all threads which I can manually do but I want a single team as my landing

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          • Usability

            Having used MS for 30 years: Democratization is brilliant but usability is a challenge. I'm always looking for something else but MS - but Corp IT provides MS solutions. Also my collaboration partners go with MS- so I stay with MS. But wouldn't it be great if I stayed because I really enjoyed it ?.

            I understand this is not very particular but you could set out with any customer, epic, user story and do a great job.

            Have a nice 2019

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            • Teams Blade Style Side Menu

              The Teams side menu where teams and channels are listed always stays displayed unless you are using a feature that allows for maximizing the screen.

              This menu takes up to much room to be displayed all of the times and I prefer to be able to minimize of exit this menu.

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              • its disgusting you can fix it by burning it it to ground

                can event properly select a conversation stupid options pops up

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                    • UI pointers confusing with image lightbox

                      The "click here to make a call" pointer points at the close button if you clicl on an image to open it in a Lightbox when the pointer appears.

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                      • Add a MS Teams "add" button on the MS OWA main page.

                        I used MS Teams with Outlook 365 for a previous employer. Currently I am using Outlook through Exchange and I have issues trying to link my work account to the MS Teams app.
                        1 - is the MS Teams available for Exchange type of Outlook?
                        2 - if not, why?
                        3 - if yes, just create a user friendly button on front end or menu for users who want to add this IM service. And make Slack envious ;-)

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                        • Button to extend all posts and comments in the Channel

                          It is very hard to preview all posts and comments when half of them are hidden by "x replies from" or "see more". If you want to catch up after few hours of absence, you need to click thousands times to each "extend content link". Could you add one small checkbox somewhere to enable see one stream of everything, if needed?

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                          • Allow arrangement of Teams/Channels into Groups in UI

                            On at least two occasions, something like this idea has been proposed and declined. This may be because of a misunderstanding.

                            This idea proposes to allow users to arrange Teams, channels and other views into groups, purely as a UI convenience.

                            The default state would be that this reflects the existing view hierarchy, but it is possible to move the icons/widgets/links around in the UI to better reflect the user's view of their work. The view hierarchy would also be selectable so that the underlying structure can be seen.

                            This satisfies one of the 8 Golden Rules of UI Design…

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                              • Hi

                                The options are too confusing. The integration between Teams, Skype, One Note is great but often not seamless. For eg: I created a notebook that is called as shared on Teams but cannot be seen by others using Teams. I get a message saying that the notebook cannot be shared now.

                                I setup a Skype meeting through Outlook and it sends a url with Lync in it. Confuses the users a lot.

                                The Outlook calendar view looks totally different from the Teams calendar view on an IPAD.

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                                • Please fix the Latvian translation

                                  I hope this was machine translation of "Hang on tight.." because the meaning of what's written here is totally ridiculous, meaningless and for some even potentially offensive. Why not have fields default back to the original English text in places where no human translation/editing has been made.

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                                  • Better sorting and control by user

                                    Can’t sort. Can’t categorize. Can’t have members by channel only team.

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                                    • Support syntax highlighting for Elixir

                                      I'd appreciate support for Elixir syntax highlighting with code snippets.

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                                      • UX

                                        Hi! I've noticed that plenty of people are constantly trying to reply to a private chat message but accidentally answering in a public channel. This didn't happened that often when we where using another app. I think you should test that experience and see if there is a way to improve that and help your users.

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                                        • 'Upload from my computer' blocks name of first attached item

                                          When attaching file to 1:1 chat (and maybe Channels as well); if I choose to "upload from my computer", the pop up remains while I navigate, via windows, to the file to be uploaded.
                                          This is in the way when uploading successive files. See attached screenshot. In my example, I had uploaded the first file, and went to upload the second, but had forgotten which file I had already uploaded. I had to close out, "remember" and then pick the second file.

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