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  1. 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

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    • 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.

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      • Button for scheduling a meeting from a contact card

        Just as with Skype for Business, when you hover or right click a contact in Chat, you have a "Schedule a Meeting" option. In Teams, this is not replicated. You have to go to meetings to schedule with that person whose contact card you were just looking at.

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        • ''Get-CsUserSession'' Powershell command

          Add the support for getting a full list of session details via the "Get-CsUserSession" Powershell command like it is currently available for "Skype for Business Online".

          Thank you in advance!

          5 votes
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          • 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.

            5 votes
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            • Skype for Business shows available even if client is not running

              At the moment it seems that if you are running Teams client, but have Skype for Business client turned off, Skype for Business is still showing the available status. I suspect this issue appeared with the unified presence.

              I would expect SfB showing offline, if I have that client off. At least until the co-existence is working properly that Skype messages would reach me at Teams. Now I'm receiving "you've missed a conversation" emails, because I'm actually not online on Skype for Business.

              5 votes
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              • Option to disable presence feature

                Allow me to set presence information to "Disabled" or similar, because it has too many inaccuracies to be useful and wrong information is worse than none.
                Further, colleagues interested in that information can get it from Skype for Business.

                5 votes
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                • Allow emotes with /me

                  Most chat software allows this, we just moved from HipChat and really missing this feature.

                  5 votes
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                  • The ability to set availability per team differently from global

                    Sure would be groovy to have a global availability option and then something more granular for individual teams. For example, appear busy to the masses, but for Team XYZ (my immediate crew) appear available.

                    5 votes
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                    • remove from group

                      I should be able to remove/kick someone from a group I created. I'm only able to do that in teams.

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                      • Company directory information should be available from within teams.

                        It would be nice to see information on other employees from the contact card in teams. For example, mailing address, phone numbers, etc. Sometimes I need to send something to someone or find their mobile number and I need to leave teams where I do my other communication to get that info.

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                        • 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…

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                          • Sync "Teams Status" with "GitHub Status"

                            I just spotted the new feature to add a custom status message to Microsoft Teams. GitHub introduced a similar feature recently. As a customer using both products it would be nice if you could sync those two statuses. Thus, users could manage their status at the preferred app and see other users’ statuses in both environments.

                            4 votes
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                            • Request to implement presence privacy mode

                              I would request to implement presence privacy mode in Microsoft Teams same as Skype for Business.
                              Because I would like to prevent junior employees from seeing executive/senior members’ presence information when they search staff information.

                              4 votes
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                              • 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.

                                4 votes
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                                • Skype for Business Functionality missing in Teams

                                  As a consultant I am constantly interacting with people in other organisations, especially video calls with screen sharing. Recent auto upgrade to Teams from Skype for Business has reduced my functionality not increased it.

                                  4 votes
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                                  • suggested contacts

                                    Adding a contact to my favorites should automatically remove them from the 'suggested contacts' don't you think?

                                    4 votes
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                                    • Guest members should have the ability to lookup and chat with other teams member of the same organization

                                      Guest members should have the ability to lookup and chat with other teams member with the same organization

                                      4 votes
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                                      • Custom away message... Like Skype.

                                        Skype has an option to "set your location". A similar option in MS Teams would be a great boon.

                                        4 votes
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                                        • Show which people have subordinates in org chart view

                                          When viewing a person's organization I would like to see which of their subordinates are managers - ie, have subordinates of their own. This could just be a down arrow connected to the subordinate box, or some other indicator on the box. As it is you have to click on every box to find out which ones have people beneath them

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