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  1. A home screen when the application opens or done with a conversation.

    The first screen that shows once you open the app would be a "home page". Currently, when you open the app, your last chat is on the screen. I don't want to keep chats open all the time if the conversations are done. This home page could be simple... " What would you like to do? ... with icons for Chat, video call, audio call, Conference, etc"

    5 votes
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  2. 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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  3. Allow someone to put in times of availability and during that time it should show that the person is available even when idle.

    Allow someone to put in times of availability and during that time it should show that the person is available even when idle.

    13 votes
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  4. 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.

    7 votes
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  5. 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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  6. I need a way to let my team members know I am out on vacation some kind of auto responder to put in a message?

    I am on vacation for a week it would be great to set a master out of office notification for all members to see in any channel the time for being out etc.

    11 votes
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  7. 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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  8. switch status from taskbar

    I want to change my status from the taskbar.
    I now can only see my current status when I right klick the icon in the taskbar. Would be nice to be able to switch status right in that context menu without having to start teams just for that

    BR

    23 votes
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  9. 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.

    2 votes
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  10. 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

    7 votes
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  11. 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.

    3 votes
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  12. Presence Status in Tray Icon

    Have an indicator on the Teams taskbar icon and tray icon that indicates your current status

    15 votes
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  13. UI and UX

    The interface and user experience, they both feel cluttered, static, structured: Both have been designed by and for left-side-brainers. Try to make it more fluid, clear, cheerful, actually atractive to creative people as well. There are no customization options in the desktop app, and colors are too dark. Bigger icons; and icons for the chanels as well, not just text. Thos vertical panels separate the areas, but try a better distribution. At the end, looks like somebody tried to revive messenger from the 00s

    2 votes
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  14. 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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  15. Lag In Presence/Status Update

    The presence update is laggy, even in very simple scenarios. I made a call which changed me to "On a Call", then hung up. It took about a minute after the call for my icon to change back to Available. Strangely, I could see the correct status if I pulled up my profile.

    51 votes
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  16. 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.

    12 votes
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  17. time zone status

    Our Teams members travel between different time zones often.

    Aside from knowing the status of my Team member, knowing in which time zone they currently reside would be beneficial.

    Especially, being able to see the time zones for all the team members on the team members tab.

    37 votes
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  18. Add User Current Timezone as Part of Status

    With team members traveling and often located across the world, it would be great to have an indicator of what timezone they are currently located in. Ideally, this would be based on their geographical location. If MSFT tracks this via internet connect or some other means, it would be great to display it as part of status or when hovering over the name/icon.

    51 votes
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  19. I can't find my account info

    user should be able to see his own account info

    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.

    2 votes
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