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  1. 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.

    10 votes
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  2. Visibility of teams custom status messages

    knowing your other team members status (ESP. CUSTOM STATUS MESSAGES) ARE CRITICAL for the way we utilize this application at our business. It is an annoyance you have to hover over someone's icon/status color/etc. to see their custom status message. It would be fantastic if you could always see what is says. Instead of seeing what the last message was (under the chats tab), you see their custom status message.

    8 votes
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  3. Improvements NEEDED for "Contacts"

    For the "Contacts" in the "Chat" tab. Have ability like S4B to add Distribution groups. Also have ability to start a group chat from these groups, same as S4B. You don't always need a "Team" room for a quick group chat.
    Also need ability to move and sort these groups manually. Currently no way to sort manually, it does it automatic alphabetically.
    Every time you leave the "Contacts" in "Chat" and return all the groups are expanded. These should not auto expand, they should stay minimized until the user expands them manually when needed.

    8 votes
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  4. Show status message in chat window

    I 'm setting "status message" (show attach file).
    But it can only see in user profile.

    So I hope it see in chat window or other place.

    8 votes
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  5. Out of office and available status at the same time

    In Skype for business when someone comes online while being out of office you can see that they are online (large green dot and small purple one). In Teams you can only see the out of office status with no apparent way to tell if they are online or offline.

    I think you should fix this so that the out of office is a bit separate from online/offline status as OoO could just mean you are working from home. If this is intentional I think it should be solved in a different way by adding the concept of invisible status…

    8 votes
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  6. Status

    It seems my status is always available when I have the app active on my smartphone. I’d like to be able to control this

    8 votes
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  7. Go offline without logging out

    I want to be able to set both the desktop and mobile apps to show me as offline but don’t leave me in a state where in need to fully authenticate again. I don’t want people to think I’m avIlable for chat if I’m actually off work. At least S4B remembered my credentials when I signed out go offline; Teams requires several steps to re-login with the same creds I used last time.

    8 votes
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  8. 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.

    8 votes
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  9. User’s display name in Microsoft Teams

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    ユーザーの表示名について

    User’s display name in Microsoft Teams
    ***************
    ■Description(内容):
    現在 Teams を多く利用しております。
    最新表示にそれぞれのユーザーの情報がユーザーの名前で表示されるため便利に確認しております。
    しかし日本語環境だと、名前のみで表示されているユーザーが多数おります。
    連絡先の項目内 ”表示名” に空白が入ると空白以降の表示となる動作は理解しておりますが、日本語環境だと、一般的に性の後に空白を入れ名前を入力する事が多いかと存じます。
    現在は Microsoft 365 管理センターにて変更をする事で表示を見やすいよう検討しておりますが、ユーザーが多数いて工数もかなりのものになるため、機能の拡張を要望します。

    When users set the language setting to “Japanese” in Microsoft Teams, some of Japanese users are displayed with only their first names in the user information. The reason of this is in Japanese, most people put space between surname and first name, and if the space is included in “Display name” field in contact information, letters entered before the space won’t be shown in the Display name.
    If we want to fix the display name,…

    7 votes
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  10. Display who has read a message on a channel or private chat

    Many collaboration tools, such as WebEx Teams, display an icon for the people that have read a message on a Team chat (channel) or private messages.

    It helps people know that your message has been read.

    7 votes
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  11. Provide the ability to bulk add contact information for chat in Microsoft Teams

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    Teams のチャットの連絡先を一括で登録したい

    Provide the ability to bulk add contact information for chat in Microsoft Teams
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    ■Description(内容):
    現在の Teams の機能では、チャットの連絡先に一人ずつメンバーを追加することはできるが、個々で操作をする必要があるため、手間がかかる。
    そのため、Office 365 で作成したグループのメンバーを一括で追加する機能や管理者が連絡先を一元管理する機能を要望します。

    It takes time and effort to add members to chat contact information one by one.

    For improvement of usability, provide the ability to bulk add multiple members in a group created in Office 365. Or allow admins to manage contact information centrally.

    Thank you for your consideration.

    7 votes
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  12. Allow External Federated Users to be added to Contact List

    Require the ability to add external federated contacts to the Contacts list under the Chat section of Teams.

    At the moment, it is only possible to add internal users or guest accounts.

    Key requirement for allowing communication with federated partners as is available with Skype for Business.

    7 votes
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  13. attendance roll call

    The Microsoft Teams has the list of my students. How can I use Microsoft Teams to take attendance?

    7 votes
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  14. Customize the order of my contact groups

    Hi, I want to customize the order of my contact groups. Favourites are always at the top, but I want another group at the top.

    7 votes
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  15. search by title

    Ability to search for people within teams by Title as well as Name. This was possible is Skype.

    7 votes
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  16. Let Group Owner View Member Login Activity

    As a group owner, I'd like to be able to see member login analytics including the last date/time that a member logged in.

    7 votes
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  17. Syncronize exchange and teams so that calendars sync to the user's status

    Can we get the ability to see a calendar item title on smeone's status as well as marking them busy if they have an item in their outlook calendar? Cisco Jabber does this.

    7 votes
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  18. 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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  19. Update person status to away automatically if workstation is locked

    Update person status to away automatically and immediately if workstation is locked.

    6 votes
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  20. Team address books (and company-wide address book)

    The lifeblood of Microsoft teams is the people that that make up those teams and generate the content within teams. As of now, there is now basic way of listing who those people are within teams.

    It would be really great if each team had it's own "people" tab where it would be an address book of all the people who make up that team. Without it, how does a general user even know with whom they are speaking?

    Furthermore, it would be good to have the option for a company-wide "people" tab in the left menu, which would function…

    6 votes
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