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  1. 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.

    23 votes

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  2. Chat

    All the chats that I had added to my Favorites disappeared after I came back from vacation. Presumably, this is because chats are auto-hidden after an expiration time of some kind? I was able to find the chats by searching for the people.

    My suggestion is to persist the chats indefinitely in the Favorites list by default. And let the user decide whether they want to Hide the chat or remove it from the Favorites list.

    23 votes

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  3. Like Backgrounds, have customizable banner in the Foreground, where you can have your contact and company information

    We have many Sales people using Teams now, and when they interact with customers, it would look more professional if we could put a customizable banner in front of them with the company logo, their name and contact info, similar to what you see when someone is broadcasting the news. We can put it on a background today, but all lettering in the backgrounds always have a slightly blurry appearance on Teams.

    In the example attached, we have a background on the left, with our salesperson using the space on the right, and would like the banner and the company…

    22 votes

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  4. adding external contacts easily

    adding external contacts easily

    22 votes

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  5. Update person status to away automatically if workstation is locked

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

    22 votes

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  6. search by title

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

    22 votes

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  7. Move cursor to text box upon clicking "Create a new contact group" or "Add a contact to this group"

    When I try to Create a new contact group, or add a contact to a contact group, i generally expect to click that option, then immediately type in the name. Instead, I then need to click inside the text box before typing. This is a bit annoying since I'm trying to add a bunch of contacts to various groups. I'm working in the Windows 10 application

    21 votes

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  8. Microsoft Teams Organizational Chart

    Hello Everyone,

    May we please suggest an option to be able to view an organizational chart for a tenant or company as a whole, with a possible option to print and or export as a Visio or PDF file?

    Thank you very much.

    21 votes

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  9. Create custom tag groups

    Create a custom group tag that only has certain members of the team to quickly get the same peoples attention

    21 votes

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  10. Status

    Teams shows in default as away after 3 minutes of idle time. It should be given access to the user to set his own time.

    20 votes

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  11. nicknames

    nickname functionality

    20 votes

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  12. 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.

    20 votes

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  13. Share desktop and camera at the same time

    So that the meeting room can present the desktop screen sharing as well as the video feed of the people in the room. This is probably similar to: https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103-public/suggestions/38860147-allow-pop-out-of-any-window-shared-from-anyone-ca

    19 votes

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  14. 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…

    19 votes

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  15. ''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!

    19 votes

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  16. New status "In Meeting"

    Teams is used by many organisation. A new status "In Meeting" will be very beneficial, if someone is going to attend the meeting.

    19 votes

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  17. Contacts

    There needs to be better management for viewing contacts in the chat section. It's really frustrating that even though I have placed different contacts into groups and then I collapse those groups that when I navigate away from the chat section and then come back that all of my groups get automatically expanded.

    18 votes

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  18. Ability not to show Disabled/Blocked users

    Presently users of "Blocked", "Unlicensed" and even Shared Mailboxes all show up in the search / can try to converse with them. Can these be filtered out / a setting to remove them from the teams search?

    18 votes

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  19. Override System Status Setting: Remove Automatic Idle Mode

    Now that I work from home the majority of my time I'm available but if I step away for a bit to attend some other things it goes to Idle mode to quickly. I like to be available all day unless I have a meeting of course then it can change to busy in a meeting. Otherwise, why does it change to Away when I'm still available? I like how Skype for Business has the option to set your presence regardless of what the system settings are and we can adjust the time to change our presence if we want.…

    17 votes

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  20. Users Presence Activity Log

    With a lot of users working from home there is a need for an audit log to know when the users change the status of their availability, away, busy, etc...

    https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-teams/users-presence-activity-log/m-p/1286078

    17 votes

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