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  1. 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.

    10 votes
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  2. attendance roll call

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

    10 votes
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  3. 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…

    10 votes
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  4. A function for user to set preferred time intervals to switch presence status

    It would be great if users can set their preferred time intervals till their presence status become Away.

    9 votes
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  5. Associate user presence in other application using Teams client

    The following article says that, to show presence in other applications, Skype for Business must be installed. But I don’t want to use Skype for Business, so it would be great if you can improve this behavior to use Teams for user presence association with other applications.
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/presence-admins

    9 votes
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  6. Next Available Time In People Hover Card

    Soon we will be able to see real-time presence in Teams but as chat becomes more and more the primary tool to contact people it would be nice when you hover over the persons name you can get the real-time presence and next available time as well. The information is already available to Teams (Scheduling Assistant) so adding it in the hover card would not be that difficult (says the non-coder). Thanks!

    9 votes
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  7. Presence for Contacts in Teams mobile app

    I would like to ask to improve the presence functionality of Teams mobile app that each user’s availability would be correctly updated in real time with Contacts.

    9 votes
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  8. 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, we…

    9 votes
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  9. 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…

    9 votes
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  10. 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.

    9 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


    ■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.

    9 votes
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  12. チーム内のチャネル毎に別の権限がかけられない

    チーム内のチャネル毎に別の権限がかけられない
    チャネルを担当毎に分けても権限がかけられないため、通知など担当外にも送信されてしまうため、
    チャネル毎に照会権限者、投稿権限者の権限設定を細かくしたい。

    9 votes
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  13. 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.

    9 votes
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  14. Add greenscreen background

    Add a feature to allow users to upload an image or animated gif to appear as a background behind their camera image. Using similar AI to the background blur effect, allow users to appear in front of a virtual background. This would be a fun feature that would drive engagement as well as allowing branding of corporate calls. Also, I want to appear with flames, dinosaurs and asteroids behind me to liven up conference calls.

    9 votes
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  15. Organize Contacts

    Need basic features from Skype for business to organize contacts by who’s online and who isn’t

    9 votes
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  16. how long a person has been away

    Include how long a person has been away like skype for business had.

    9 votes
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  17. Org Chart Improvement

    High Priority:
    - Allow full expanded view of entire company
    - Expand multiple teams simultaneously
    - Better view of subordinates on any Manager's card (could be as simple as a number on the card)

    Nice to Have:
    - Allow users to fill in the Org Chart themselves in Teams directly (approval requests sent to IT Admin)
    - Allow users to upload different profile images for chart
    - Provide user profiles to learn more about each member of the org

       - Profile would include the employee's location, Teams/departments they are apart of, how long they've been at the company, skills, interests,
    9 votes
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  18. 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.

    9 votes
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  19. ''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!

    9 votes
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  20. 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.

    9 votes
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