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  1. Mention people of the company but not included to the team

    Sometimes we need to ask something to a person who is not member of the team. It could be vey helpful if we can mention a person on a conversation, that person could read and answer the message but not see anything else.

    4 votes
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  2. Put Presence Text on Contact Popup

    Presence (text) doesn't appear anywhere except on mouseover for a split second before the contact card pops up.

    This needs to be addressed even without having other presence enhancements because until some of the other problems are fixed, most orgs using Teams will still rely on Teams PLUS their other corporate collaboration tool, and have to juggle what "yellow" means. Once better Presence/Status options are in place, this is a no-brainer.

    16 votes
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  3. automated away replies

    Add the ability to state that you’re away on teams...ideally by integrating with the outlook feature or on its own

    4 votes
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  4. Customize Availablity

    I would like the ability to change my availability to a custom message. We have people who are working but in a different location or offsite. This ability would allow people to better recognize "how" available someone is.

    3 votes
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  5. Log out and all Teams does is log in again ... WTF???

    So, I figure out a way to "log out" and all Teams wants to do is present a login dialog! WTF? When I leave, I want to leave! Is this some setting/behavior that employers want? Who knows? Back when we used Skype for Business, when I logged out - that was it. But Teams seems eerily 'sticky' and to keep me 'connected' in spite of MY preferences and my personal time. While you are at it - when I am 'Away' you should suppress messages and report to the originator that I am in fact 'Away'. But I guess none…

    4 votes
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  6. Notify when session has expired and I need to log in again

    Often I will open Teams from the notification area only to discover my session has expired and I need to log in again. I never know how long I was signed out and unable to receive messages.

    8 votes
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  7. delay messages for "busy" contacts

    The contacts that have set their presence as "busy" or DND should not get notified/disturbed by the messages. If someone tries to send messages to a busy contact, MS Teams should ask if the message is really critical, with options "urgent, send now", "automatically send later when the contact is available", "dont send".
    Its such a basic feature, it ought to be there

    11 votes
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  8. 3 votes
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  9. Availability Schedule

    It would be great to setup our availability in teams (like they have in slack). Like we could setup our working hours so we don't receive notification outiste working hours. Right now if I do not want to receive notifications (on my phone) I need to manually set me in away.

    6 votes
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  10. We would like the chat list to change by availability.

    We would like to see the chat order change as users become available. The most recent conversation with an available person should be at the top of the list. Unavailable users should be at bottom.

    6 votes
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  11. Support for user available online on multiple tenant

    Provide support for user can present online and chat with another user at same time.

    2 votes
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  12. When I logout, log me all the way out.

    When I logout, I want to all of MS Teams to close.
    I don't want that purple square in the middle of my screen.
    I don't use MS Teams very often, so I don't want it on my screen when I'm presenting.
    If I'm not using it, I don't think I need to login - just to clear my screen.

    2 votes
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  13. show it user status is on mobile

    It would be great to see a status/presence of when a user is signed in only on their mobile. It helps other users to realize if the person they are contacting may have a delay in responding because they may not see the details on their mobile (perhaps they are driving).

    28 votes
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  14. This Site - Post dates on MS Responses

    Post dates of MS responses on search. When I filter topics I would like to see when the last entry was without going into the topic. When MS says "Working on It" I would like to see how long they've been working on it without having to open the each topic.

    5 votes
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  15. create a Focus prescence that can be time boxed and a 'while you were away' summary pop-up

    We would like to be able to set our presence to Focus (to allow time to focus on an issue or task) where we would not be disturbed.

    Once the time expires, we would like the presence to resume where we were.

    And we would like to have a summary pop-up that shows what happened while we were away so every post does not have to be read.

    Additionally we would like to have a summary pop-up that tells what happened while the presence is offline, so when geting back online in the morning, there would be a summary to…

    6 votes
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  16. Connect desktop app status indicator to activity on desktop not just teams.

    On the desktop app the status indicator changes to inactive, even if it is open and just minimized, until I maximize Teams app and click in it.

    4 votes
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  17. Status Mis-Match and and Suggestion for Collaboration

    I faced an issue, the status of my other team members is not correctly visible...I mean user is available in Skype for Business, but shows as Away in Microsoft Team ?

    Everybody should be on MS Team to have the correct status ?

    If it is then I would suggest you to enable the integration between old Lync, SFB etc and MS Team so whoever using Microsoft Product can collaborate.

    Even I would suggest you to make this MS Team more collaborative by integrating with other top business applications use for communication (Chat/Audio/Video).

    By this the app would be easily…

    2 votes
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  18. Have a read to badge for all teammates that have read a conversation. As well as show which user is typing.

    Being able to see if a user is typing or has seen a certain conversation in a channel would be really handy. When team members don't respond I'd like to know if they at least saw the conversation to that point to know if I need to reach out to them again or not.

    19 votes
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  19. Utilize Skype for Business Style Presense

    Hi Suphatra -

    Just checking on this on-going known issue.

    The last update I can find is from June, where you mentioned it was going through testing/validation.

    Has anything changed since then?

    Thanks for your on-going help getting this issue addressed.

    3 votes
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  20. Button to display/change my online status, always visible in iOS UI

    I want to be able to quickly and easily change my online status while in the iOS app. Currently, I have to click More to see and change my status.
    I think that my status and the ability to change it should be in the top left and corner, on the left of the search button. It will then be visible, whether in Chat, Teams, Activity or Meetings.

    3 votes
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