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  1. 'Status Unknown' for many users

    A large number of users on many of our user's Teams app shows people as 'Status uknown' when these users are actually online, or even actively engaged in a conversation. Fix this!

    49 votes
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  2. Ability to add groups within groups under contacts.

    Many times we have different departments within our company that could be saved as a group under contacts. However my contacts in one group could have vastly different work. Person X in Group1 could be much better to ask about Product Z than person Y might be.

    If I could add a group within another group me and my colleagues could avoid fracturing our contact list so massively and make it way more effective. The main group could be named "Department 1" and the subgroup within the main group could be "Product Z"

    This is not possible today and it…

    3 votes
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  3. Unified Presence between on Prem Skype for Business and Teams

    Unified Presence between on Prem Skype for Business and Teams

    53 votes
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  4. Detailed information needed for Teams presence

    I would like to have a public information for the presence activity deference based on the event creation method. Specifically, I need detailed information for the differences depending on the following scenarios in case when setting the Register Teams as the chat app for Office option in Teams, or when setting co-existing mode to island mode in Teams admin center.
    1. An event is created from Outlook on the web
    2. An event is created from Outlook client
    3. A Teams meeting is created from Microsoft Teams
    4. A Teams meeting is created from Outlook client

    3 votes
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  5. Like button colour change

    Its better to change the color of the like button after liking the messages in Teams. Its very hard to identify whether we liked a content or not.

    1 vote
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  6. Organize Contacts

    Need basic features from Skype for business to organize contacts by who’s online and who isn’t

    5 votes
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  7. Make Teams honor EnableAwaySinceIndication setting from CSUserServicesPolicy

    In Skype for Business, setting Set-CsUserServicesPolicy -EnableAwaySinceIndication:$false removed "Away/offline since" timer visible for other users.
    In EU (Germany specifically) this timer is seen as privacy-intrusive, and this needs to be configurable in Teams as well.
    Currently Teams explicitly don't allow to remove this (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/presence-admins#admin-settings-in-teams-compared-to-skype-for-business)

    1 vote
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  8. The ability to follow people (similar to following channels)

    The ability to follow people (similar to following channels)
    It would be great to have the ability to follow people so that a user (x) receives a notification when a user(y) that they follow posts a new message.
    I think this would be a useful feature so that users don't miss posts from important individuals.
    You'd have to consider how this fits in with existing notifications along with Teams/channels that the following user has access to.

    4 votes
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  9. nicknames

    nickname functionality

    5 votes
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  10. Quickly setting status without bringing the app into focus

    It would be nice to be able to quickly set your status by right clicking on the icon in the taskbar without bringing the application into focus

    2 votes
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  11. Let me choose if I want to share my availability with external contacts

    I don't want external people to see my availability - when I'm 'green' I want to be available to my people internally and not deluged by externals 'stalking' me. Let me have the option to share my availability with an external contact

    1 vote
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  12. Integrate Outlook Calendar Meeting Presence

    In Cisco Jabber and other IM agents, you can link your Presence Status to all meeting types, not just Skype or Teams meetings. The functionality of showing that "I'm in a meeting" on my status indicator in Teams would be very beneficial for transitioning teams to this service over something like Cisco Jabber or Spark.

    193 votes
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  13. Provide API so headset manufacturers can set status

    I am told that there is currently no way for headset manufacturers to set the status like they currently can do in skype for business.
    ie. When we are in a call on the headset on another device, allow the headset to indicate in teams the user is on a call.

    1 vote
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  14. チーム内のチャネル毎に別の権限がかけられない

    チーム内のチャネル毎に別の権限がかけられない
    チャネルを担当毎に分けても権限がかけられないため、通知など担当外にも送信されてしまうため、
    チャネル毎に照会権限者、投稿権限者の権限設定を細かくしたい。

    4 votes
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  15. Add the status for "Off work."

    The "off work" status was available in Skype for Business. This helps a leader identify which team members are temporarily out of office - "Away" status vs. which are gone for the day "Off work."

    4 votes
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  16. Add Option to Display Status in Contacts List

    In the settings, add an option which causes Status text to display adjacent to or beneath (maybe both) the name and picture of a Contact in your Favorites.

    2 votes
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  17. When searching for users that are not Teams/SFB users, is there a way to determine whether the user is activated for Teams or not

    Issue Definition:
    When searching for users that are not Teams/SFB users, is there a way to determine whether the user is activated for Teams or not? Current status shows date 1/1/1 in Teams desktop client and Null in the Teams web client. These users have synced O365 accounts for other O365 products but are not enabled or have licenses for Teams.

    Main Ask: Would like to see an indicator that shows whether the user is a Teams user or not. This will help educate user base so they can identify which users can be interacted with.

    2 votes
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  18. Sort/Group contacts by presence

    When you have a list of contacts, it would be great to be able to group them by who is available, who is offline etc. At the moment it is hard to see who is available just by their different coloured icons.

    9 votes
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  19. Provide an option within Settings to permanently collapse or hide the 'Suggested Contacts'. It is not useful.

    Offer the user an option to permanently collapse or hide the 'Suggested Contacts' that are constantly in an expanded view and must be collapsed with every login to Teams.

    8 votes
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  20. Presence across Tenants

    Have presence across tenants. I am working with some users in one Teams site in one tenant but when I return to mine they cannot see my presence. Presence should be across tenant or configurable to be like that. Thanks

    10 votes
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