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  1. disable automatic status

    Add option to disable automatic status. I do not want other people to know what I am doing. I would like to see an option that complete disables the automatic status update.

    39 votes
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      4 comments  ·  People/Presence  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • '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!

      35 votes
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        4 comments  ·  People/Presence  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • nicknames

        allow the users

        a) to set a own nickname, which could be displayed when people hover over my icon

        OR

        b) allow me to set individual nicknames (=additional data, remarks) for a contact and show that when I hover of them

        OR

        c) both (a+b)

        30 votes
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          4 comments  ·  People/Presence  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Display presence in Outlook with Teams without using Skype for Business

          Currently, Skype for Business client is required to display the user's presence information in Outlook.
          I would like to be able to display presence in Outlook with only Teams without using Skype for Business client.

          29 votes
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            3 comments  ·  People/Presence  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add geolocation

            Add the geolocation possibility on the smartphone apps and on the desktop app as well.
            So the user can find out where other team members are located.
            The user must have the possibility to share his position or not with other members (for privacy or security reasons).
            When we click on the position of the user, the possibility to see the position on a map is also needed.

            26 votes
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              6 comments  ·  People/Presence  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Need to see a list of phone numbers to select when calling contact

              When selecting a contact to call Teams does not display all the phone numbers for the contact like SfB does

              22 votes
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              • My Out Of Office presence does not show in teams.. would think that would be pretty basic.

                Make out of office scheduling from outlook show in the presence. People are assigning me work when im on pto.

                20 votes
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                  3 comments  ·  People/Presence  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 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

                  20 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  People/Presence  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Show the status/presence of people on their photo when searching from the command bar

                    When searching for people on the command bar, it doesn't show their presence on the photo next to their name.

                    When trying to use a shortcut such as /call it would be useful to know the presence of the person before initiating a call. If they are away, busy etc then it affects the decision of whether I want to try calling them.

                    19 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  People/Presence  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 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.

                      19 votes
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                        3 comments  ·  People/Presence  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Display mobile number

                        When looking at users in teams. It doesn't display their mobile number. It just displays their office number. I would like to see both the users office number and mobile number.

                        18 votes
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                        • Allow user to block specific contacts while being able to stay Online for others.

                          Some users may need to be available for quick chat contact through Teams to other members of the team, but other users in the organization may take advantage of their online presence to bypass regular communication channels. Specifically, helpdesk support person needs a service ticket submitted before assisting someone, but must be available in Teams for consultation with other IT staff.

                          17 votes
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                          • Can you please display the mobile number on the Contact card?

                            Just add the mobile/cell number to the contact card.... And also the ability to dial it. Thanks

                            16 votes
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                            • Teams presence syncing to OWA presence

                              Would it be possible to improve the consistency with presence in TEAMS and OWA? We currently have intermittent issues with the presence indicator in Teams not being the same as OWA.

                              16 votes
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                              • Add a personal note to explain your status

                                In SfB you can write a personal note to clarify your status. For instance: I am working at home. This was a very handy function of SfB because it gives a quick overview of where your colleagues are hanging out in the building / in the country. Me and my colleagues miss this function in Teams.

                                16 votes
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                                • 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.

                                  16 votes
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                                  • "Gamification" functionality, Rewards,

                                    It would be great if there can be some "gamification" functionality to reward activity and participation in relation to task completion.

                                    16 votes
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                                    • 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.

                                      16 votes
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                                      • ooo status is stuck, it's not possible to update my status

                                        ooo status is stuck, it's not possible to update my status

                                        15 votes
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                                        • status

                                          Please add a 100 character field status option so we can inform people what we're doing right now, "I'm gardening", or something else!

                                          15 votes
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