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  1. Tag for status updates

    Skype for Business supports tagging for status updates. It's a really buried feature, but one that is really helpful when trying to get in touch with someone. Would love to make this more easily available in Microsoft Teams to be better able to catch people as they become available (e.g. know when they come in in the morning, when they finish their current meeting, etc.).

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  2. 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.

    7 votes
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  3. 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?

    11 votes
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  4. Ability to Search for Microsoft Teams Contacts Using Main Search Bar

    Hello,

    Hope everyone is doing well.

    May we please suggest a Microsoft Teams feature to be able to synchronize Microsoft Outlook contacts with Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Teams contacts with Microsoft Outlook and to be able to search for both internal and external contacts (from address book), using the Microsoft Teams main search bar, located at the top center of the screen?

    Thank you very much.

    2 votes
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  5. Real time Location tracking

    Many Teams have team members out on site or in various locations. It would be great to be able to get real time live location data allowing say an admin or head office or Team coordinator to direct the best resources to the right place and help colleagues help each other. Similar layout as say Life 360 and would be great if you could share directions with team members or a team leader can share a Route for the day or the week making real team integration.

    2 votes
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  6. Customizable statuses (like Jabber)

    Customizable statuses (like Jabber)

    12 votes
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  7. Add a report for managers to see what the online presence is for home workers over the week/day

    When the company is virtual, its important to track new starters are actually working and not taking advantage of home working to do a bit of shopping etc. Could do with a report to track that.

    1 vote
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  8. ステータスについて

    ステータスを一覧で見れると、その人の在席状況が確認できて、助かると思います

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  9. All ability to modify Contact information in Teams Client

    When viewing contacts in Teams, it would be great to be able to directly edit the team, for example, if the contact / speeddial is just shown as an email address - be good to be able to edit the details and save back

    2 votes
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  10. Knowing who is online/available at a glance.

    I can't see the status of all our users at one time in Teams. Skype was a management tool you took away without warning, replacing it with a tool that does not offer the same functionality. I am a small business owner, happy with the functionality we had.Why couldn't Microsoft anticipate a need for this feature (aren't all the features of their software documented?) and make sure it was in Teams before they forced us to switch? Why does Microsoft constantly force their users to do whatever they want, rather than allowing the users to do what they want? It's…

    1 vote
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  11. Teammanager-View on Calendars of Teammembers

    We would need an overview of a list of team members in the form of a spreadsheet display where I can see the availability of team member on a daily, weeky or monthly basis. It would be perfect if we could set the minimum absence length of a meeting or so that would be displayed in the overview. For example: show only meeting / absences longer than 2 hours. Adding users could be based on groups and / or add / remove individual users. Display-color of the absence could be selected on the type of absence in the users calendar.

    1 vote
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  12. Presence across Tenants

    Have presence across tenants. I am working with some users in one Teams site in one tenant but when I return to mine they cannot see my presence. Presence should be across tenant or configurable to be like that. Thanks

    8 votes
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  13. More status options, custom status, and Out of Office

    MORE STATUS
    I like the status options in S4B, and so does my boss. It will be important to my boss before accepting the use of MS Teams widely to have a broader range of statuses. Missing statuses are:
    * In a meeting
    * In a conference call
    * In a call
    * Presenting
    * Be right back
    * Off Work

    Particularly of importance are "Be right back" and "off work". "Do not disturb" is probably sufficient for "in a meeting", "in a call" and "presenting". But, it sure is nice that S4B auto-detects those three statuses (for the most…

    2,364 votes
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    on the backlog  ·  Warren responded

    This request is still queued within our backlog. No new details yet.
    -Warren

  14. Quick Access to another person's calendar

    Would be great if there were a way in teams to quickly view another person's calendar. Initial goal is to understand the person's next available time. It should initially present a the person's Calendar "Day View" as is the case for one's own calendar.
    I'm sure there would be other use cases for this as well.
    The attached screen print shows a mockup of the Contact Card form and how the access point/button could be located/placed.

    1 vote
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  15. nicknames

    nickname functionality

    3 votes
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  16. Hide offline contacts

    I miss the functionality of Skype where you can hide all contacts that are not online. The skype groups are much cleaner and consists only of my online contacts. The rest are either away or offline. This function is a must in Teams or else the groups will be cluttered with all the different statuses mixed. You can't get a good overview.

    4 votes
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  17. Quickly setting status without bringing the app into focus

    It would be nice to be able to quickly set your status by right clicking on the icon in the taskbar without bringing the application into focus

    1 vote
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  18. Enable the 'PublishLastActive' Parameter so that LastActive Property can be disabled.

    This was available in Skype for Business:
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2684128/how-to-remove-the-lastactive-attribute-from-the-aggregation-state-cate

    - Last Active presence information may be incorrectly interpreted as reflecting the actual user's status at work. Therefore, users may rely on it to remotely monitor an employee's activity. However, this behavior is not enabled in some countries.
    - Last Active presence information that's provided to users should not disclose how long a user is away or offline for business reasons.

    3 votes
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  19. You should not be able to tag somebody while they are on vacation or out of the office.

    You should not be able to tag somebody while they are on vacation or out of the office.

    1 vote
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  20. 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)

    73 votes
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