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  1. Team Dashboard / Landing Page

    When you click on a Team, it would be nice if you got a dashboard for the team / landing page instead of going directly to the "general" channel.

    This would be a great place to roll-up information for activity in the team:
    - recent conversations (from all channels within the team)
    - recent or all documents (similar to the OneDrive landing page, but scoped to the Team
    - search
    - membership list
    - pinned content
    - static content (to post general team information)

    34 votes
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  2. Install to Program Files instead of appdata due to blocking EXEs from other locations

    We are implementing AppLocker to block ALL EXEs from running from other locations other than Windows and Program Files. We know we could make an exception, however it is still a vulnerability as users can still alter data in the appdata. In addition, for every user it will have an individual install. I understand the ease of use and profile based configuration that Teams is geared towards, however we would like BOTH options for enterprise and education environments.

    34 votes
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  3. Enable enterprise control for application install

    Running a "stateless virtual desktops", has enabled our company of 5,000 staff to operate with 15 desktop support staff, which represents operational efficiency, cost saves, consistent patching and a consistent experience. Teams will not run in this environment because we can't App-V it and it gets installed in local data which is destroyed at logoff. We have a portfolio of 400 unique apps and Teams is the first which will not work and therefore cannot be deployed. Please make this enterprise ready...

    34 votes
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  4. Allow more proxy configuration

    Teams automatically takes proxy configuration from browser and we want to change the configurations like in skype for consumer.

    34 votes
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  5. Ability to prevent auto-start persistantly and programmatically using TAC/Group Policy

    See MSTCommunity request here -

    https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Teams/How-to-Prevent-Teams-from-Auto-Launch/m-p/730658#M34150

    Even though autostart can be prevented upon installation a single time (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/deployoffice/teams-install) and then turned off manually within the desktop client, there is a need by some businesses to ensure that the Desktop client does not auto-start at any time and yet be able to enable this programmatically via TAC/Group Policy without having to jump in users desktop client to turn it off.

    33 votes
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  6. Allow you to share desktop without being in a meeting. Skype allows this feature.

    Allow you to share your desktop without being in a meeting. Skype allows you to share your desktop at anytime. Why do you have to create a meeting to allow the desktop to be shared.

    31 votes
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  7. Your desktop version is too slow and consume a lot memory and make my system drag

    Your desktop version is too slow and consume a lot memory and drag my system

    31 votes
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  8. Screen Share and capture

    Could you please add the screen share without a audio/video call just like Lync in Teams? And screen capture is much useful in these instant message tools.

    31 votes
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  9. Layout Changes

    Allow the layout to be changed vs the fixed layout.

    Even on large displays the layout takes up too much space and much of it is wasted space.

    The navigation tool for the Wiki needs to be able to have a push pin in it so it can stay open so you can navigate without an extra click to open in back up.

    31 votes
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  10. share desktop

    Hello ,
    I want to know if Teams will have the ability to remote shared desktop with out the need of video or voice call ?

    30 votes
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  11. Desktop icon keeps coming back

    Seems like whenever Teams does an auto-update, a shortcut is always put on my desktop.

    Stop. Doing. This.

    30 votes
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  12. Teams window got out the monitor limit if using multiple monitors

    If Teams window is maximized on one of multiple monitors it got out the monitor limit, and you see a little part of teams window on other monitor.
    Annoying :)

    30 votes
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  13. Markup PDFs in Teams desktop client.

    It would be nice to be able to do live markups of PDFs in Teams channel and/or file areas.

    This would introduce an amazing advantage for a project team working in Teams.

    28 votes
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  14. The desktop app always freezes

    When I use TEAMs from my desktop it always freezes.

    It’s not the computer, it’s been checked. It happens to my teammates as well.

    27 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Replace Electron app with Native app that runs fast on desktop.

    Desktop Microsoft Teams is, well, basically useless. It is the slowest app I use on any PC. It needs either some MAJOR performance improvements or a complete re-write as a Native app so that it runs fast on PCs.

    Come on guys, you can do better than this!

    26 votes
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  16. Do Not Disturb for Calls

    We need the ability to quickly indicate do not disturb for phone calls in teams. Its obnoxious to have spammers interrupt my teams audio calls with the phone ringing.

    26 votes
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  17. We really need "Paste as plain text" in the Teams desktop client

    Please add a "Paste as plain text" option to the right-click menu in all text areas in the Teams desktop client that accept formatted text.

    25 votes
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  18. don't set automatic startup at windows start as default

    don't set automatic startup at windows start as default

    25 votes
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  19. Utility for record desktop screen and share in a Channel without a group meeting

    This utility is for make a record from Desktop and voice, and share in a Channel.
    My users prefer to use Loom software and this is a unsecure way.
    The ideal utility can be:
    1. Start a new recorder
    2. Save the record in Stream channel vinculated with the Team/channel
    3. Share the llink in the channel and also allow to watch the video directly from teams.

    What you think?

    Regards!

    24 votes
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  20. Use PNG format for small images

    Teams seems to use the JPEG format for all images pasted into it, regardless of the size. This format makes pictures such as screenshots look absolutely horrible, with artefacts going rampant around any text or other sharp edges. A lossless PNG format would be more suited for the task.

    24 votes
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